Adolescents' attitudes toward gender roles and women's empowerment in Oman
AbstractThis study investigated the attitudes of Omani adolescents towards gender roles and women's empowerment in taking household decisions, and the determinants of their positive attitudes. A national representative secondary school-based sample of 1670 boys and 1675 girls completed a self-administrated questionnaire with 2 indices: Adolescents' Attitudes Towards Gender Roles and Adolescents' Attitudes Towards Women's Empowerment. Other questions included demographic data, risk behaviour lifestyle, proxies to mental health and social environments expected to predict attitudes towards gender role. Eight variables predicted higher scores in both indices: sex, age, socioeconomic class, sleep problems, self-esteem, current smoking, history of indulging in violent behaviour and parental relations
Bint Ahmad Jaffer, Y. & Afifi, M. (2005). Adolescents' attitudes toward gender roles and women's empowerment in Oman. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117009
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 11 (4), 805-818, 2005
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