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.
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):
Response Options (adults, 25 years and older):
Score of the scale ranges from 0 – 4, with higher score indicating higher endorsement of control.
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
Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework
Field Expert Input
Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing