Does Intimate Partner Violence Decline as Women’s Empowerment Becomes Normative? Perspectives of Bangladeshi Women

Does Intimate Partner Violence Decline as Women’s Empowerment Becomes Normative? Perspectives... •Evidence regarding the relationship between women’s empowerment and intimate partner violence is generally inconclusive.•In a conceptual framework resolving this contradictory evidence, empowerment evolves from “incipient” to “normative”.•Qualitative evidence suggests the nature of women’s empowerment evolves over time.•IPV appears to decrease when women’s empowerment becomes normative. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Development Elsevier

Does Intimate Partner Violence Decline as Women’s Empowerment Becomes Normative? Perspectives of Bangladeshi Women

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0305-750X
eISSN
1873-5991
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.09.005
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Abstract

•Evidence regarding the relationship between women’s empowerment and intimate partner violence is generally inconclusive.•In a conceptual framework resolving this contradictory evidence, empowerment evolves from “incipient” to “normative”.•Qualitative evidence suggests the nature of women’s empowerment evolves over time.•IPV appears to decrease when women’s empowerment becomes normative.

Journal

World DevelopmentElsevier

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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