Friday, April 12 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Meeting Room 201 (Level 2)

Session 155
Gender and Inequality in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Chair: Sophia Chae, Independent Consultant
Discussant: Paul C. Hewett, Population Council

1. Gender Attitudes in Africa: Liberal Egalitarianism in 34 CountriesMaria Charles , University of California, Santa Barbara.

2. Economic Growth, Intimate Partner Violence, and Attitudes Toward Wife BeatingH. Elizabeth Peters , Urban Institute; Breno Braga, Urban Institute; Tyler Woods, Harvard University; Adaeze Okoli, Urban Institute; Nan M. Astone, Urban Institute.

3. Inequality in Reproductive Health and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Informing the “All” in SDG 5 of Gender Equality to Empower All Women and GirlsJocelyn E. Finlay , Harvard University.

4. The Demography of Polygyny in Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends, Compositional Effects, and Implications for InequalityLuca Maria Pesando , Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania; Julia Behrman, Northwestern University; Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania.

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