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Latest items for GDI-DATA-2

Dec. 23, 2020, 3 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"In the Human Development Report, 2012, India performs more poorly than neighbouring Pakistan in the GII despite having a higher per capita income and a democratic government. More strikingly, it is ranked 133rd out of 146 countries and even lags behind war-torn countries such as Iraq and Sudan" (para 14).
June 22, 2020, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"In 2011, the country was ranked 139 out of 145 in the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index" (pg 2).
March 16, 2020, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"One indicator of this is the Gender Inequality Index (GII) introduced in the 2010 Human Development Report, which shows that in 2015 Afghanistan had a GII value of 0.667, making it 154th out of 159 countries and 168th out of 189 countries for which there was complete data in the 2017 Index." (5).
July 21, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"Yemen ranks last out of 144 countries on the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Index" (para 1).
March 16, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"The UN Development Program ranks Turkey 69th in its Gender Inequality Index…out of 188 nations" (para 25).
Feb. 23, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"the Gender Inequality Index was 0.429 (in 2008), which ranked the country 40 out of 138 countries for which calculations were made" (Pg 5).
Oct. 20, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"According to the Human Development Report (2014), Sierra Leone’s Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.643 ranks it at 139 out of 149 countries" (para 4).
March 10, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, South Korea
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"In the 2014 Gender Inequality Index (GII), Taiwan was ranked 5th after Denmark, meaning it had the 5th lowest rate of inequality out of 155 countries; South Korea was 24, Japan was 27, and the United States was 56th" (para 2).
March 10, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"In the 2014 Gender Inequality Index (GII), Taiwan was ranked 5th after Denmark, meaning it had the 5th lowest rate of inequality out of 155 countries; South Korea was 24, Japan was 27, and the United States was 56th" (para 2).
March 10, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"In the 2014 Gender Inequality Index (GII), Taiwan was ranked 5th after Denmark, meaning it had the 5th lowest rate of inequality out of 155 countries; South Korea was 24, Japan was 27, and the United States was 56th" (para 2).
March 10, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"In the 2014 Gender Inequality Index (GII), Taiwan was ranked 5th after Denmark, meaning it had the 5th lowest rate of inequality out of 155 countries" (para 2).
Nov. 17, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: GDI-DATA-2, GEM-DATA-1

"More than 7,010 cases of violence against women have been reported in the year 2015. Pakistan’s performance in terms of the Gender Inequality Index (GII) is also one of the worst in the world" (para 10)
Oct. 8, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

“According to the United Nations Development Program’s (UNDP) Human Development Report for 2013, Bangladesh ranks 115 out of 187 countries on the Gender Inequality Index” (187). “The 2014 Global Gender Gap Index, developed by the World Economic Forum, ranks Bangladesh 68 out of 142 countries in terms of gender equality (World Economic Forum 2014)” (187).
Aug. 23, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"Even when we compare Turkey’s rankings with other countries in the world in terms of gender gap, the statistical data are not promising. Acccording to the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2013, Turkey ranks 120 out of 136 countries (8) and in the 2012 UNDP Global Gender Inequality Index, Turkey ranks 90"(para 10)
July 19, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"The status of women in Trinidad and Tobago is comparable with many middle income developing nations with respect to most social indicators, including life expectancy, maternal mortality, education, employment and general well-being. The Gender Inequality Index (GII) of the 2013 United Nations Human Development Report measures the extent of discrimination by capturing the loss of achievement due to gender inequality in three dimensions: reproductive health, empowerment and labour market participation. The higher the GII value, the greater the discrimination. Based on 2012 data for 148 countries, the GII shows large variations across countries ranging from 0.045 (Netherlands) to 0.747 (Yemen) with an average score of 0.463. Trinidad and Tobago was...more
Jan. 3, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"On the UNDP's 2011 Gender Inequality Intex, a composite measure of inequality in achievements between women and men in three dimensions: reproductive health, empowerment and the labor market, Vietnam was ranked 48th out of 145 countries listed. Within the region, Vietnam is second to Malaysia which is ranked 43rd. From 1999 to 2008, Vietnam has risen from the low middle-rank to the upper middle-rank group," (1).
April 30, 2015, 1:23 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Turkey has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.366 and rank of 68 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:22 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Tajikistan has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.338 and rank of 57 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:21 p.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that the Republic of Moldova has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.303 and rank of 49 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:21 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Kyrgyzstan has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.357 and rank of 64 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:20 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Kazakhstan has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.312 and rank of 51 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:19 p.m.
Countries: Georgia
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Georgia has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.438 and rank of 81 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Azerbaijan has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.323 and rank of 54 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Armenia has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.340 and rank of 59 (7)
April 30, 2015, 1:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: GDI-DATA-1, GDI-DATA-2

Table 2 reports that Albania has a Gender Inequality Index (GII) value of 0.251 and rank of 41 (7)
April 15, 2015, 11:50 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

"Spain’s ranking in the Global Gender Gap Index dropped 14 places this year: from place 12 to 26. This disheartening statistic indicates that the austerity policies implemented by the Spanish government not only have an economic impact on citizens’ lives, but a gender and social one, too. In Spain, austerity policies have gone hand in hand with an erosion of democratic procedures and a return of women to traditional female positions" (1)
Feb. 19, 2015, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

2013 Uganda-GII Rank: 115, Score: 0.529
Feb. 19, 2015, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

2013 Ukraine-GII Rank: 61, Score: 0.326
Feb. 19, 2015, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

2013 United Arab Emirates-GII Rank: 43, Score: 0.244
Feb. 19, 2015, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: GDI-DATA-2

2013 United Kingdom-GII Rank: 35, Score: 0.193