Women's Freedom of Movement is a 3-item measure that assesses restrictions on women’s physical movements.
Geographies Tested: India,Malaysia,Philippines
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adults
Do you have to ask your husband or a senior family member for permission to go to the
1. local market?
2. health center?
3. community center?
No - 1
Yes - 0
Items are summed to get the overall score.
Ghuman, S. J. (2003). Women’s autonomy and child survival: A comparison of muslims and non-muslims in four Asian countries. Demography, 40(3), 419-436. https://doi.org/10.1353/dem.2003.0021
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