Author:Lea Smidt
Education, Child-oriented policies, Gender Equality, Health

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Abstract: "Gender inequality in education is a strong predictor for child health deprivation across countries. Household-level studies seem to corroborate cross-national research: they find a link between mothers’ education and child health outcomes. Yet authors disagree on whether education is a proxy for a woman’s economic capacity, her abilities or her status. Further, previous studies disregard the fact that the effect of maternal education may depend on the level of paternal education. For example, a mother’s level of education may only decrease her child’s vulnerability if it is at least equal to her partner’s education." (...)

keywords: Education, cooperative, conflicts, child, malnutrition, gender-sensitive, analysis, determinants, wasting, Sudan
Date Publication: 10/07/2019 - 08:04
Type/Issue: One Pager / 430
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English