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Gender Stereotypical Roles (GSR) Scale

Gender Stereotypical Roles (GSR) Scale is a 4-item measure that assesses young people's perceptions about gender norms regarding traditional stereotypical roles.

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Geographies Tested: China,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Ecuador,Indonesia

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents

Items:

1. A woman’s role is taking care of her home and family
2. A man should have the final word about decisions in the home
3. A woman should obey her husband in all matters
4. Men should be the ones who bring money home for the family, not women

Response Options:
5-point Likert scale
Disagree a lot - 1
Agree a lot - 5

Scoring Procedures

Individual responses are combined to provide a mean score, ranging from 1 to 5, with higher scores signaling perceptions of more unequal gender norms

Original Citation

Moreau, C., Li, M., Ahmed, S., Zuo, X., & Cislaghi, B. (2021). Assessing the Spectrum of Gender Norms Perceptions in Early Adolescence: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Global Early Adolescent Study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 69(1S), S16-S22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.03.010

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