Data for: Male Backlash and Female Guilt: Woman’s work, gender identity and partner violence in Urban India

Published: 28 May 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/2s75nkjx25.1
Sowmya Dhanaraj, Vidya Mahambare


The paper tests the effect of work participation on the prevalence of spousal violence for urban India using NFHS-4 data. The unit level data is available from Demographic Health Survey (DHS) data repository and could be accessed upon a data request through The do file explains how the data is created from the NFHS-4 files available online and has codes for all the tables created in the paper.



Social Sciences