The most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of
women in the world.

Latest items for ERBG-DATA-1

June 14, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The law prohibits discrimination in the workplace and requires equal pay for equal work, but employers often paid women less than men for the same job, discriminated against women in employment and credit applications, and promoted women less frequently than men" (41).
June 11, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"On average, women earned 35 percent less than men who did similar work. This wage gap was greater in rural areas" (56). "However [in Macau], per government statistics, between 2011 and 2016, the wage gap between men and women dropped from 2,500 patacas ($312) in 2011 to 1,700 patacas ($212) in 2016" (103).
June 8, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The government provided men with more generous social security benefits than women. The government continued pension payments of deceased male civil servants to their heirs, but it discontinued payments to heirs of deceased female civil servants unless they were the sole income earner in the family" (32). "Labor organizations reported that female citizen workers were more likely to encounter labor violations, including wages below the minimum wage and harassment in the workplace. According to labor ministry statistics, the gender gap in wages in the private sector was 41 percent, and 28 percent in the public sector" (44).
June 7, 2019, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women in the informal sector have low levels of education, work in least profitable informal sector activities (retail), are mainly self-employed and when they earn a salary, it is on average 71.5 per cent of the salary of men" (23).
June 5, 2019, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: Georgia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Although some observers noted continuing improvement in women’s access to the labor market, women were largely confined to low-paying, low-skilled positions, regardless of their professional and academic qualifications, and salaries for women lagged behind those for men" (44).
June 4, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Between 2011 and 2015, the gender pay gap in Austria decreased from 23.5 to 21.7 per cent. However, Austria’s gender pay gap is still one of the biggest in the EU" (25).
June 4, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
Countries: Benin
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1, EMCMS-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment and offers protection for victims" (p. 14).
June 2, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women were promoted less frequently, occupied fewer management positions, and worked for lower pay than men, earning on average 83 percent of their male counterparts’ income in 2015" (p. 20).
May 30, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The government provided little data that could be used to determine whether women experienced discrimination in access to employment or were paid less for substantially similar work" (27).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women’s earnings were 68 percent those of men; in comparable positions women’s earnings were 97 percent those of men" (p. 18).
May 28, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The Committee remains concerned at the persistence of the gender pay gap, with the average income of women being 74.2 per cent of the average income of men across the country in 2013" (9).
May 28, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The continued gender wage gap of approximately 21 per cent" (7).
May 28, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"In 2016 women earned on average 13.9 percent less than men on a monthly basis, according to Statistics Norway" (p. 17).
May 28, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"They experienced discrimination in areas such as employment, credit, pay, owning or managing businesses, education, and housing" (38).
May 27, 2019, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The Committee is particularly concerned by: (a) The persistent gender wage gap, which is partly due to the relatively high number of women who work part-time" (10). Specific data not provided (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
May 24, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Eurostat reports showed the gender pay gap in 2015, the most recent period for which data was available, was 10.6 percent" (p. 12 - 13).
May 24, 2019, 12:04 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The pay gap between men and women in 2016 was 13.4 percent, compared with 14.7 percent in 2015" (p. 20).
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Montenegrin law does mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Mongolian law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women’s salaries lagged behind those of men by approximately 24 percent" (p.22).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The 2014 report of the ombudsman for gender equality estimated that women earned 10 percent less than men. In addition, salaries were much lower in occupations filled mostly by women, while men more often filled higher-paying management positions" (p. 19).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Mozambique law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement age for men and women are not equal (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Morrocan law does mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are the same (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Myanmar law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Namibian law does mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equall (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Dutch law does mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Nepalese law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are the same (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Nicaraguan law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

New zealand law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Nigerian law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (120).