Tipping Point Survey-Bangladesh: Justification of Girls' Beating

Justification of girls beating uses 9 items for adults and 8 items for adolescent girls from the CARE Tipping Point Bangladesh baseline survey to measure attitudes towards justifying physical chastisement of the girl. Items reflect scenarios where girl-beating will be perceived as justified.


ITEMS:

1. A girl deserves to be beaten when she talks to a boy
2. A girl deserves to be beaten when she goes out to play
3. A girl deserves to be beaten when she stays out late
4. A girl deserves to be beaten when she doesn't help in household chores
5. A girl deserves to be beaten when she doesn't complete her homework*
6. A girl deserves to be beaten when she doesn't obey elders
7. A girl deserves to be beaten when she fights with others in class
8. A girl deserves to be beaten when she fights with brothers and sisters
9. A girl deserves to be beaten if she replies back when harassed by boys

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

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

*This item is only asked of adults

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Bangladesh

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Score of the scale ranges from 0 – 8 among adolescent girls and 0-27 among adult community members due to differences in the response options. Higher score indicates high endorsement of girl beating.

PRIMARY 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

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

LOW
Total Score: 1.50/8 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

NO

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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