MEASUREMENT

Evidence-based Measures of Empowerment for Research on Gender Equality

Photograph by Prashant Panjiar © Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

SOCIAL

The social dimension includes measures that capture structure, type, or quality of relationships with other people, groups, or social entities. This can include collective efficacy, social capital, network, or social support measures.

 High Psychometric Score Short Measure Multi-Country

GENDER ROLE NORMS

+ View Attitudes Prevalent in our Society Towards Men and Women

+ View Attitudes Towards Girl Child Marriage Measure

+ View Attitude Towards Contraception Use in Marriage Measure

+ View Attitude Towards Marital Choice Measure

+ View Attitude Toward Prevalence of Domestic Violence Incidents

+ View Attitudes and Perceptions Toward Pregnancy Measure

+ View Equitable Attitudes within Relationships Scale

+ View Gender Equitable Men (GEM) Scale – Brazil Measure

+ View Gender Equitable Men (GEM) Scale – Uganda Measure

+ View Gender Equity Scale

+ View Gender Norms Instrument Measure

+ View Gender Relations Scale

+ View General Attitudes and Goals

+ View The Global Problem Assessment

+ View Ideas/Beliefs about Men and How They Should Act in our Society

+ View Ideas/Beliefs about Women and How They Should Act in our Society

+ View IHDS-2: Gender relations: Widows

+ View IHDS-2: Marital History

+ View IHDS-2: Marital History: Choice of Spouse

+ View IHDS-2: Marital Norms and Practices

+ View Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale (IRMA)

+ View Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale – Short Form (IRMA-SF)

+ View Index of Patriarchy

+ View Male Role Norms Inventory

+ View Male Role Norms Inventory- Revised

+ View Multicultural Masculinity Ideology Scale

+ View Normative Expectations

+ View Perceptions of Policymakers on Attention Given to Gender Equality in Policy Measure

+ View Perceptions of Policymakers on Priority for Gender Equality by Policy Area Measure

+ View Relative Autonomy Index

+ View Rights and Privileges of Males Scale

+ View Social Norms and Beliefs about Gender Based Violence Scale

+ View Teasing/Bullying Adolescents Preferring to Play with the Opposite Sex Measure 

+ View The Man Box Measure

+ View WHO World Mental Health-CIDI: Marriage

+ View Women’s Agency in Egypt Measure

GENDER ROLE IDEOLOGIES

+ View Attitudes Prevalent in our Society Towards Men and WOmen

+ View Attitudes Towards Girl Child Marriage Measure

+ View Attitude Towards Contraception Use in Marriage Measure

+ View Attitude Towards Marital Choice Measure

+ View Attitude Toward Prevalence of Domestic Violence Incidents

+ View Attitude Towards Rape Victims Scale

+ View Attitudes Towards Roles and Rights of Women and Girls

+ View Attitudes and Perceptions Toward Pregnancy Measure

+ View Continuation of Schooling Measure

+ View Culture Conducive to Women’s Academic Success Measure

+ View Equitable Attitudes within Relationships Scale

+ View Equity for Girls Scale

+ View Gender Equitable Men (GEM) Scale – Brazil Measure

+ View Gender Equitable Men (GEM) Scale – Uganda Measure

+ View Gender Equity Scale

+ View Gender Norms Instrument Measure

+ View Gender Relations Scale

+ View General Attitudes and Goals

+ View Hypermasculinity Inventory

+ View IHDS-2: About Youth (15-18): Marital Practices

+ View IHDS-2: Health Beliefs Around Contraception and Reproductive Health 

+ View Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale (IRMA)

+ View Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale – Short Form (IRMA-SF)

+ View Ideas/Beliefs about Men and How They Should Act in our Society

+ View Ideas/Beliefs about Women and How They Should Act in our Society

+ View Index of Patriarchy

+ View Justifiable Actions

+ View Labour Force Gender Index 

+ View Male Role Norms Inventory

+ View Male Role Norms Inventory- Revised

+ View Masculine Gender Role Stress Scale

+ View Men’s Behavior and Division of Tasks

+ View Men’s Personal Views on Household Division of Tasks

+ View Multicultural Masculinity Ideology Scale

+ View Moral Disengagement in Sexual Harassment (MDiSH) Scale

+ View Normative Expectations

+ View Parental Expectations Measure

+ View Partner Violence Norms Scale 

+ View Perception of Women Politician’s Competency

+ View Political Leadership Measure

+ View Political Participation and Mobilization Measure 

+ View Relative Autonomy Index

+ View Right to Employment Measure

+ View Rights and Privileges of Males Scale

+ View Self Efficacy to Ask Husband to Help with Household Duties Scale

+ View Sexual Assertiveness Scale

+ View Sexual Experiences Questionnaire-Workplace

+ View Social Norms and Beliefs about Gender Based Violence Scale

+ View Teasing/Bullying Adolescents Preferring to Play with the Opposite Sex Measure 

+ View The Man Box Measure 

+ View Women’s Agency in Egypt Measure

+ View Women’s Agency Scale

+ View Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh Measure

+ View Women’s Entrepreneurship Measure 

+ View Women’s Social and Economic Empowerment Measure

+ View Women’s Participation in Household Decision Making

+ View Women’s Personal Views on Household Division of Tasks

MOBILITY

+ View Access to Essential Goods and Amenities, Mobility, and Psychological Fortitude

+ View Attitudes Prevalent in our Society Towards Men and Women

+ View Attitude Toward Prevalence of Domestic Violence Incidents 

+ View Balance of Power Measure

+ View Barriers to Women’s Mobile Phone Access

+ View Coercive Control Measure

+ View Community Mobilization Measure (CMM)

+ View DHS Access to Family Measure

+ View Empowerment Indicators in Bangladesh Measure

+ View Experiences of Sexual Harassment in Public Spaces

+ View Extra-Familial Interaction Measure

+ View Factors Affecting Women’s Safety in Public Spaces

+ View Gender Equity Scale Measure

+ View Household Decision Making Scale 

+ View IHDS-2: Gender relations: Mobility

+ View Indian Family Violence and Control Scale (IFVCS)

+ View Individual Experience of Household Empowerment

+ View Japanese Travel and Excursion Measure

+ View NFHS4 Measure of Mobility Outside the Home or Community

+ View Self Efficacy to Go to Health Facility Scale Measure

+ View Sexual Relationship Power Scale

+ View Social Institutions Gender Index (SIGI) 

+ View Survey-based Women’s emPowERment (SWPER) Index

+ View Time Use – Guatemala

+ View VACS Community Perception

+ View VACS Sexual Violence-Touching without Consent

+ View Women’s Access to Mobile Phones

+ View Women’s Agency in Egypt

+ View Women’s Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh Measure

+ View Women’s Mobile Phone Handset Ownership

+ View Women’s Mobile Phone Usage   

+ View Women’s SIM Card Ownership and Credit Refill