Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/213865
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Javed, Rashid
Mughal, Mazhar
Year of Publication: 
2019
Abstract: 
We analyze the effects of the pervasive phenomenon of son preference on Pakistani women’s participation in household decision-making. We find that women with at least one son take more household decisions than other women, but only in routine, unimportant matters. Even with sons, female empowerment remains limited and decision- or context-specific.
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Research Report
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