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Latest items for GEM-DATA-1

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)
June 10, 2015, 2:37 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

" The GEM data of 2005 showed 0.388 and 0.529 in 2013" (page 3).
Aug. 21, 2014, 7:04 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

"The undersigned organizations condemn the security forces storming of the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, Alexandria Branch, and note that such attack is an expected escalation, amidst the growing incitement in the media, and defamation campaigns, which have been targeting human rights organizations and human rights defenders in Egypt. ... In addition, the undersigned organizations express deep concerns about the sexual harassment and molestation of females attending the press conference, by the security forces, which can only be considered an attempt to discourage females from participating in the public space" (para.1, 4).
May 15, 2013, 8:45 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

"According to the United Nations Development Program's (UNDP) Human Development Report for 2009, the Philippines ranks 105 among 182 countries on the HDI and ranks 59 out of 109 countries on the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), which measures gender inequality from an economic and political perspective" (187)
Aug. 14, 2012, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

"The Ministry of Community Development, Religion and Family Affairs was responsible for women’s issues and had considerable influence over the government’s policy toward women" (13)
Aug. 14, 2012, 9:46 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

"There was no separate government agency to oversee women’s rights; however, there was the National Gender Center under the Prime Minister’s Office, a national council to coordinate policy and women’s interests among ministries and NGOs, and a division for women and youth concerns within the MSWL. In the parliament, a Standing Committee on Social Policy, Education, and Science focused on gender matters." (14)
July 23, 2012, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

"With respect to the gender empowerment measure, Mexico ranks 39th among 109 countries, and within the region it ranks 14th of 36, as measured by the percentage of women in the principal legislative body" (32)
July 23, 2012, 9:34 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

"According to the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), which measures the inequality of gender in the key spheres of economic and political participation and the inequality of adopting decisions, in 2009 Spain occupied 11th place" (335)
July 11, 2012, 8:56 a.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

"Regarding gender-specific indicators, Cambodia is ranked 113th in the list of Gender-related Development Index GDI and 91st in the list of Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), both figures are taken from the UNDP Human Development Report 2009" (9). "Concerning specific gender indicators, Cambodia is ranked 113th on the GDI list and in 91st in GEM, according to UNDP's 2009 Human Rights Report" (47)
May 6, 2011, 9:48 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2007/2008= Rank:95, Score: 0.405
May 3, 2011, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 85, Score: 0.464
May 3, 2011, 11:09 a.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 92, Score: 0.426
May 3, 2011, 11:03 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank:49, Score: 0.591
May 3, 2011, 11:02 a.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 50, Score: 0.591
May 3, 2011, 11:01 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 69, Score: 0.539
May 3, 2011, 11 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 108, Score: 0.264
May 3, 2011, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 97, Score: 0.398
May 3, 2011, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 83, Score: 0.486
May 3, 2011, 10:58 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 99, Score: 0.386
May 3, 2011, 10:57 a.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank:109, Score: 0.135
May 3, 2011, 10:56 a.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 91, Score: 0.427
May 3, 2011, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 104, Score: 0.318
May 3, 2011, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 26, Score: 0.687
May 3, 2011, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 43, Score: 0.620
May 3, 2011, 10:53 a.m.
Countries: Botswana
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 65, Score: 0.550
May 3, 2011, 10:52 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 67, Score: 0.542
May 3, 2011, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 107, Score: 0.287
May 3, 2011, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 56, Score: 0.575
May 3, 2011, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 66, Score: 0.547
May 3, 2011, 10:49 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: GEM-DATA-1

2009=Rank: 62, Score: 0.554