Reproductive Empowerment Scale

Reproductive Empowerment Scale
Abstract: To strengthen the measurement of reproductive empowerment among women in sub-Saharan Africa, Data for Impact—funded by the United States Agency for International Development—developed and validated a multidimensional scale that can be incorporated into survey instruments. The Reproductive Empowerment Scale consists of five short subscales that measure women’s: (1) communication with healthcare providers, (2) communication with partners, (3) reproductive health (RH) decision making, (4) social support for RH, and (5) social norms related to women’s RH and fertility. This brief shares more. Also available in French.
Shortname: FS-23-506-D4I
Author(s): Data for Impact
Year: 2023
Language: English