Community Organization Participation - Malawi

Community Organization Participation - Malawi is a 3-item measure of women's involvement in local community organizations. Specific questions ask about the type of organizations women are involved in, their level of engagement, and any leadership positions they hold.

Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. Do you participate in any of the following groups?

Response Options:
Savings and credit cooperative - 1
Age group - 2
Youth group - 3
Agricultural cooperative or association - 4
Group of migrants from another village - 5
Mutual benefit society (illness, health) - 6
Baptism or marriage committee - 7
Workers association - 8
Hunting group - 9
Religious group - 10
Community savings group - 11
Political association - 12
Other (specify) - 996

2. What is your level of participation in the group activities?

Response Options:
Very active - 1
Somewhat active - 2
Not active - 3

3. Do you have a leadership role in this group?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Malawi

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adults

DOWNLOAD MEASURE

Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. (2018). A practical guide to measuring women’s and girls’ empowerment in impact evaluations: Appendix 1: Examples of survey questions related to women’s empowerment. Retrieved from https://www.povertyactionlab.org/sites/default/files/resources/practical-guide-to-measuring-women-and-girls-empowerment-appendix1.pdf

Pyschometric 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

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

Medium

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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