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Tipping Point Survey-Bangladesh: Control by Family Members

Control by Family Members uses 4 items from the CARE Tipping Point Bangladesh baseline survey. This scale measures attitudes among adolescent girls and their family members regarding autonomy of, and control over girls.

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Geographies Tested: Bangladesh

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

A family member is justified in-

1. Telling a girl which friend she can or cannot talk to or see
2. Not allowing a girl to go outside alone
3. Telling a girl what kind of dress she can or cannot wear
4. Telling a girl what to do all the time

Response Options (adolescents, 12-15 years):
Disagree
Agree

Response Options (adults, 25 years and older):
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Scoring Procedures

Score of the scale ranges from 0 – 4, with higher score indicating higher endorsement of control.

Original Citation

Parvin, K., Nunna, T. T., Mamun, M. A., Talukder, A., Antu, J. F., Siddique, A. A., Kalra, S., Laterra, A., Sprinkel, A., Stefanik, L., & Naved, R. T. (2019). Tipping Point project: Report of the baseline study findings from Bangladesh. https://care.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Baseline-report_TP-_FINAL_March-30.pdf

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