Thursday, April 15 / 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM   •   Cumberland D

Session 26:
Gender and Child Health Outcomes in Developing Countries

Chair: Padma Karunaratne, World Bank Group
Discussant: Thomas LeGrand, Université de Montréal

  1. Gender Inequality in Child Care in India: Is It Narrowing Down?Ravendra K. Sharma, Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR) ; Manju Rani, Government Degree College, Chhaprauli ; Sandeep Sharma, Indian Agriculture Research Institute

  2. Aren’t You Glad Your Ma Went to School? The Linkages between Maternal Education and Childhood ImmunizationKriti Vikram, University of Maryland ; Sonalde B. Desai, University of Maryland ; Reeve Vanneman, University of Maryland

  3. Access to Water as a Determinant of Women’s Work and Child OutcomesGayatri Koolwal, World Bank Group ; Dominique van de Walle, World Bank Group

  4. Context or Women’s Religious Disempowerment: Explaining Muslim and Non-Muslim Differences in Child Health Outcomes in IndiaSangeeta Parashar, Montclair State University ; Tannistha Samanta, University of Maryland

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