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Support for laws against intermarriage

By Payal Hathi on January 25th, 2018

Because within-caste marriage is so important for preserving caste distinctions, and because intergroup marriage is seen as threatening to dominant groups in many societies worldwide, SARI asked non-Dalits the question: In your opinion, should there be a law preventing high...Read More..

Women reporting that men eat first

By Payal Hathi on January 25th, 2018

This graph uses SARI data to show the fraction of women who report that men in their household eat before women in their household, a discriminatory practice that emphasizes women’s unequal social position and has negative health consequences.   The results...Read More..

Disapproval of women working outside the home

By Payal Hathi on January 25th, 2018

This graph uses SARI data to show that about half of adults in Delhi, Mumbai, urban Rajasthan, rural Rajasthan, urban Uttar Pradesh, and rural Uttar Pradesh say that married women whose husbands earn a good living should not work outside...Read More..