Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2008
Volume: 3
Issue: 6
Page No. 416 - 420

Mathematical Modeling of Women Empowerment in Bangladesh

Authors : Golam Mostofa , Ismail Tareque , Morshedul Haque and Towfiqua Mahfuza Islam

Abstract: The aim of the present study is to estimate the women empowerment index value in Bangladesh since, women’s empowerment is a matter of basic human rights which has during the last decade become a panacea for third world development. For this purpose, BDHS-2004 data have been used which reveals that empowerment level of women increases with age except the age group 45-49. Moreover, a mathematical model has been fitted to the mean score of women empowerment index which shows that women empowerment index follows a quadratic polynomial model.

How to cite this article:

Golam Mostofa , Ismail Tareque , Morshedul Haque and Towfiqua Mahfuza Islam , 2008. Mathematical Modeling of Women Empowerment in Bangladesh. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 3: 416-420.

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