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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Family -- Economic aspects -- Pakistan,
  • Food consumption -- Pakistan,
  • Children -- Nutrition -- Pakistan,
  • Mothers -- Economic conditions -- Pakistan

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBasudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Gautam Hazarika.
SeriesWIDER discussion paper -- 2006/03
ContributionsHazarika, Gautam., World Institute for Development Economics Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19311047M
ISBN 109291908304, 9291908312
ISBN 109789291908301, 9789291908318

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Women's Status and Children's Food Security in Pakistan. This study examines the role of women’s intra-household status relative to men in children’s food security in Pakistan. Data from the Pakistan Integrated Household Survey (PIHS) yield a measure of evidence of a positive relation between women’s intra-household status and children’s food security. Data from the Pakistan Integrated Household Survey (PIHS) yield a measure of evidence of a positive relation between women's intra-household status and children's food security. This study examines the role of women's intra-household status relative to men in children's food security in Pakistan. Abstract. This study examines the role of women’s intra-household status relative to men in children’s food security in Pakistan. Data from the Pakistan Integrated Household Survey (PIHS) yield a measure of evidence of a positive relation between women’s intra-household status and children’s food securityAuthor: Basudeb Guha-khasnobis and Gautam Hazarika.

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