Masculinity, Intimate Partner Violence and Son Preference in India – Findings from Maharashtra

No. of pages: 8

Publication date: 2015

Author: ICRW, UNFPA

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The International Center for Research on Women (ICR W), in collaboration with UNF PA, adapted the International Men and Gender Equality Survey methodology to understand the intrinsic relationship between masculinity, son

preference and intimate partner violence in seven states of India. This research brief presents and discusses the findings of this study for the state of Maharashtra.