Adolescent Empowerment and Early Marriage in Rural Bangladesh

Countries:

Sponsors:

  • National Science Foundation,
  • 3ie-International Initiative for Impact Evaluation

End Date:

  • Ongoing

Adolescent Empowerment and Early Marriage in Rural Bangladesh

What are the barriers to socioeconomic advancement of women in low-income countries? What are the best approaches to female empowerment The answers to these broad questions are not simple, and thus require wide-ranging solutions. This project studies long-run outcomes on health, education, age of marriage, and other components of an adolescent empowerment campaign in rural Bangladesh.

The results from the empowerment campaign will yield insights on how we can improve women's status in developing countries.