WVS


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WVS

abbr.
Women's Voluntary Service
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WVS

(formerly, in Britain) abbreviation for
(Social Welfare) Women's Voluntary Service. Since 1966: WRVS
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We produced MDS maps of in-country religious groups, using their mean scores on the 14 WVS personal values and values for children.
The measure of cultural distance we employ in our analysis is constructed using data from the first four waves of the World Value Surveys (WVS).
Finally, Sanfey and Teksoz (2007) use the WVS to study the effect of economic transitions on subjective well-being.
Joining the WVS changed a woman's standing in society and made everyone feel they could make a difference, regardless of their income, social status or class.
The WVS was initially formed to help recruit women into the Air Raid Precautions movement, helping civilians during and after air raids.
For building WVS, other than removing AJAX functions, replacing the diagnostic module with the verification module is required.
By using a sample of 42 countries obtained from the World Values Survey (WVS) for the period 2005-2008, it is statistically demonstrated through regression analysis that risk taking and creativity have a positive and significant impact on entrepreneurial activity.
A majority of citizens in Muslim majority countries -- over 60 percent, according to the World Values Survey (WVS) -- disagree with the notion that a university education is more important for a man than for a woman.