While increased access to household assets has been shown to improve older individuals’ autonomy and bargaining power at home, the role of gender hierarchy in shaping differential impacts of household assets has received far less attention. This article explores the gender asymmetry in the association of older people’s (age 60 years or more) decision-making power... Read More
NCAER National Data Innovation Centre Measurement Brief | 2023-03 Welcome to the third issue of GenderTalk from the NCAER-National Data Innovation Centre’s Gender Hub. In this issue of GenderTalk, we discuss women's agency in marriage choice. We bring you articles by researchers that highlight some of the issues, followed by conversation with a practioner. GenderTalk... Read More
Gender ideologies often prompt couples to assign women to take over extra family duties while men remain free to concentrate on their careers.
Women’s childhood, adulthood, and old age have all been transformed in India’s demographic journey