Freedom of movement of adolescent girls uses 6 items from the CARE Tipping Point Bangladesh baseline survey. Information is sought on whether permission is needed for visits to different locations and whether girls were accompanied during the last visit.
1. A distant cluster/para in the village
2. Other friends/relatives in another village/ town
4. Health facility/provider
5. Community meeting/gathering
6. Fair/park/somewhere else for recreation
Cannot visit – 0
Can visit with permission and chaperoned – 1
Can visit without permission, but chaperoned – 2
Can visit with permission and without chaperone – 3
Can visit without permission and accompanied by none without chaperone – 4
Score of the scale ranges from 0 – 24 , where higher score indicates high mobility.
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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Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing