Gender and Nutrition Measurement Tools: Evaluating Their Appropriateness in the Context of Zambia

Author: Rhoda Mofya-Mukuka, Mulako Kabisa , 2017

Zambia remains one of the countries with the highest levels of malnutrition on the African continent, despite increasing investment to curb the situation. Similarly, Zambia continues to perform poorly on gender equality. Evidence from the Zambian Demographic Health Survey reveals that in comparison to men, women have less education, lower literacy levels, and less exposure to mass media, which directly affects their position in their households as well as society (CSO 2015).

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