In Asia, Child Mortality Is Not Linked to Women's Autonomy or Religion

Remez, L.
December 2003
International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p195
Academic Journal
Reports that an analysis of 15 Muslim and non-Muslim community pairs in four countries in Asia shows no consistent relationship between differences in levels of female autonomy and child mortality. Indication that in many areas, Muslim women do not have lower levels of autonomy than women of other religions; Observation that indicators of women's autonomy do not have a strong or uniform association with child mortality.


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