Norms and Decision-making

Social norms continue to constrain women's capacity to effectively participate in society. Addressing these attitudes about women's roles at all ages and societal levels is essential for moving towards a more gender equal redistribution of roles and inclusion of more women in decision-making processes.

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A woman can apply for a passport in the same way as a man

 
Yes
 
No

Women's participation in decision making (% of women ages 15-49)

A woman has the same rights to remarry as a man

 
Yes
 
No

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife by wealth quintile

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