Endogenous Women's Autonomy and the Use of Reproductive Health Services: Empirical Evidence from Tajikistan
Subject: Female autonomy; Antenatal care; Delivery care; Reproductive health services; Tajikistan; Bivariate probit model
jel: jel:J13 | jel:J12 | jel:J16
Though gender equity is widely considered to be a key to improving maternal health in developing countries, little empirical evidence has been presented to support this claim. This paper investigates whether or not and how female autonomy within the household affects wo... View more
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