Gender and asset ownership

a guide to collecting individual-level data
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Right of property -- Sex differences, Gender-based ana
StatementCheryl Doss, Caren Grown, Carmen Diana Deere.
SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4704, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4704.
ContributionsGrown, Caren., Deere, Carmen Diana., World Bank.
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Patterns of asset ownership and control are similar to other regions: men own and control more land and housing; women own and sometimes control (liquefiable) livestock and gold Men underestimate women’s preferences for owning immovable property (land and housing) even in the New Lands, where 20 percent of land titles are distributed to women.

Abstract. Ownership and control over assets such as land and housing provide direct and indirect benefits to individuals and households, including a secure place to live, the means of a livelihood.

Book Description. Gender is rarely taken into account in analyses of the distribution of wealth, and the evidence on women’s ownership of wealth is surprisingly scarce. It is important to examine the distribution of wealth by gender because gender is one important dimension along.

Gender and asset ownership: a guide to collecting individual-level data (English) Abstract. Ownership and control over assets such as land and housing provide direct and indirect benefits to individuals and households, including a secure place to live, the means of a livelihood, protection during emergencies, and collateral for credit that can Cited by: the gender dimensions of asset ownership.

This paper sets out a framework for researchers who are interested in collecting data on individual level asset ownership and analyzing the gender asset gap. It reviews best practices in existing surveys with respect to data collection on assets at both the household and individual levels, and showsFile Size: KB.

Unfortunately, few studies - either at the micro or macro levels- examine the gender dimensions of asset ownership. This paper sets out a framework for researchers who are interested in collecting data on individual level asset ownership and analyzing the gender asset by: Asset Ownership in the Sustainable Development Agenda 2 Sampling Design 9 Capturing Hidden Assets: Experiences from the Gender Asset Gap Project and the Methodological Experiment on Measuring Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective ownership of assets as a measure of wealth, the gender dimensions and their implications have not had the same attention.

The gender asset gap, however, is a critical indicator of women’s empowerment, providing a better measure of gender inequality and women’s economic empowerment compared to indicators such as income. The role of livestock as an asset for women has beenCited Gender and asset ownership book 1.

7 Gender and Asset Ownership. Collecting data on assets at both household and individual levels can. help shed light on important policy issues. wnership and control over.

assets such as land and hous-ing provide multiple benefits to individuals and households, includ-ing a secure place to live, livelihoods, protection during emergencies, and Size: 75KB.

Gender refers to the social roles and identities associated with being a man or a woman and deals with relationships between men and women. Every society is marked by gender differences, but these vary widely by culture and can change dramatically over time. Sex is biology.

Gender. Gender and ownership of livestock assets By Jemimah Njuki, Samuel Mburu Asset ownership is often highly correlated with economic growth, poverty reduction and with a reduction to vulnerability and risk at the household level (Barham et al.

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Gender and asset ownership: a guide to collecting individual-level data Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Unfortunately, few studies - either at the micro or macro levels- examine the gender dimensions of asset ownership.

This paper sets out a framework for researchers who are interested in collecting data on individual level asset ownership and analyzing the gender asset gap.

DMF gender-based performance targets and indicators. Gender Equality: This is a separate appendix in two parts: a narrative analysis and the GAP matrix.

Narrative Analysis: Completion” providing a brief assessment of A summary gender assessment describing. Get this from a library. Gender and asset ownership: a guide to collecting individual-level data. [Cheryl R Doss; Caren Grown; Carmen Diana Deere; World Bank.] -- "Ownership and control over assets such as land and housing provide direct and indirect benefits to individuals and households, including a secure place to live, the means of a livelihood, protection.

Although asset-based approaches for studying poverty have shown that the portfolio of assets households own or can access influences livelihood strategies and a variety of development outcomes, there is little research unpacking gendered dimensions of asset ownership in.

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"Gender and asset ownership: a guide to collecting individual-level data," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank. Fafchamps & A. Quisumbing, "Control and Ownership of Assets Within Rural Ethiopian Households," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol.

38(6), pages We find that underlying patterns of asset use, ownership, and control condition men’s and women’s abilities to participate in and benefit from projects promoting high-value agricultural commodities. Initial gender differences in asset ownership and control may affect the take-up of interventions as well as their subsequent impact.

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ProjectsCited by: Gender inequality Introduction Gender is a primary marker of social and economic stratification and, as a result, of exclusion. Regardless of wages, access to credit and asset ownership.2 The third domain—agency (or empowerment)—can be understood as the ability of. Home IFPRI Publications Gender and assets in rural Myanmar: A cautionary tale for the analyst Reference URL Share IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website.

Gender and assets in rural Myanmar: A cautionary tale for the analyst. View Description. Page Flip View: Download: small (x max) medium (x max) Large. Downloadable. Ownership and control over assets such as land and housing provide direct and indirect benefits to individuals and households, including a secure place to live, the means of a livelihood, protection during emergencies, and collateral for credit that can be used for investment or consumption.

Unfortunately, few studies - either at the micro or macro levels- examine the gender. The paper warns that measures of individual asset ownership and decision-making may be poor indicators of women’s empowerment in Southeast Asia, and that a proper understanding of context is required for appropriate and meaningful interpretation of what have now become standard indicators.

Indeed, there are substantial gender disparities in the ownership,4 control, and use of land, livestock, and savings. For example, Deere et al. () rely on individual-level asset data and find that married women in Ghana own only 19% of the couple’s total wealth, and this gender asset gap is more pronounced in rural than in urban areas.

as a legislative springboard for advancing gender equality for asset ownership rights in countries that are struggling to achieve it. The main way of gaining land in Nepal is through inheri-tance, which is largely patrilineal.

Otherwise, women gain access to land or property through kinship or marital relation-ships to File Size: KB. ventions on women’s asset ownership.

They conclude that normative perceptions of gender roles strongly affect ownership distribution. According to the “psychological ownership construct,” formulated by Marks and Davis, ownership is “that state in which individuals feel as though the target of ownershipCited by: Asset ownership should be conceptualised as a bundle of ownership rights, including documented ownership, reported ownership and the rights to sell and bequeath an asset.

To capture gender differences in the ownership and control of assets, many countries will have to measure ownership as a combination of some or all of these rights. The Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) Technical Meeting on Measuring Asset Ownership took place in New York, 24 February The meeting was organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with UN Women.

EDGE is a new project that seeks to accelerate existing efforts to have. This course is based on the United Nations guidelines on Producing Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective, which has been developed under the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) initiative implemented to improve the integration of gender issues into the regular production of official statistics for better, evidence-based policies.

Ownership and control over assets such as land and housing provide direct and indirect benefits to individuals and households, including a secure place to live, the means of a livelihood, protection during emergencies, and collateral for credit that can be used for investment or consumption.

Unfortunately, few studies—either at the micro or macro levels—examine the gender dimensions of. Gender and rights. Just a number; an international legal analysis on age discrimination.

Non-married women and asset ownership; the effects of marital status and social class on wealth accumulation. In the shadow of the eagle; a tribal representative in Maine.

Institutions and gender. The Gender Asset Gap project, the Gender, Agriculture, and Asset Project (GAAP), the LSMS-ISA surveys, Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) and the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project are examples of a few efforts to capture information on use, ownership, and control of assets both individually and jointly.

3Cited by: The possibility of mutually reinforcing policy reforms is relevant to Ethiopia, where gender norms related to property ownership, inheritance, and the division of assets after divorce favor men (Fafchamps and Quisumbing,Fafchamps and Quisumbing, ).

Such gender Cited by: The Gender Issues in Uganda: An analysis of Gender-based violence, Asset ownership and Employment status report is a publication compiled by officers from Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MoGLSD), Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), the Civil Society Budget Advocacy GroupFile Size: 2MB.