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Study on Gender, Masculinity and Son Preference in Nepal and Vietnam
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The mean age of the men participating in the survey was 32 and 35 in Nepal and Vietnam
respectively. Three quarters of men in both the countries reported to be married and onethird of the unmarried men were cohabiting. Level of education was high in Vietnam, among the surveyed men. All of them were literate and only two percent of men reported that they did not attend any formal education. In Nepal, eight percent men were illiterate while others had been to school and one-fifth of them had attended higher secondary. Nepal being a Hindu dominated country majority of men their followed the Hindu religion while in Vietnam little less than two-thirds reported to follow no religion, followed by fifteen percent following Christianity. In terms of occupation, in Nepal nearly half were farmers followed by nearly onefourth of men who were in service. In Vietnam, around one-third men reported farming as an occupation and nearly one-fourth were working as manual labor.
Publisher:
AUS AIDS, ICRW, UNFPA ,   (2012 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
GENDER STUDY, MASCULINITY AND SON PREFERENCES, METHODLOGY, RESPONDENTS SOCIP-DEMOGRAPHIC PRIIFLE, MEN'S ATTITUDE, GENDER EQUALITY, LIFRE TIME VIOLENCE, ABORTION LAWS AND POLICES, RIGHTS, SEX SELECTION, GENDER RELATED LAWS,SEX DISCRIMINATION, GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, SEX DIFFERENTIALS, SEX PREFERENCE,WOMEN'S RIGHTS
Thematic Group:
 UNFPA : Population studies
Thesaurus:
14.02.01  -  Discrimination
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