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

Latest items for GP-DATA-1

Feb. 22, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"21% of ministerial positions in the United States (5 out of 24 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"9% of ministerial positions in Gambia (2 out of 22 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"0% of ministerial positions in North Korea (0 out of 101 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Libya
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"8% of ministerial positions in Libya (1 out of 13 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"14% of ministerial positions in the Central African Republic (4 out of 28 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"13% of ministerial positions in Taiwain (7 out of 53 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"9% of ministerial positions in Macedonia (3 out of 33 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 22, 2019, 8:57 a.m.
Countries: Turkmenistan
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Women served in prominent government positions, including as speaker of parliament" (16).
Feb. 21, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1

"And while Hoda Ghaneya's party hold a majority in the new parliament, she is a part of a very small minority. There are only nine women MPs in the new parliament, seven elected and two appointed, out of some 508 seats." (para 26).
Feb. 21, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2, GP-DATA-1

"McDonald's vice president is also a woman: Michelle O'Neill, 40. It's the first time the top two leaders of Sinn Fein have been women. The party has only had one other female president in its history: Margaret Buckley, elected in 1937." (para 8).
Feb. 14, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
Countries: Mauritius
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Ameenah Gurib-Fakim became the first female president of the country on June 5" (para 43).
Feb. 8, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1, GP-DATA-6

"There were 14 women in the 147-member National Assembly and five women in the 31-seat cabinet led by Prime Minister Modibo Keita. There were 927 women municipal council members out of 10,774 total municipal council members. There were five women on the 33-member Supreme Court and two women on the nine-member Constitutional Court" (page 17).
Feb. 7, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2, LBHO-PRACTICE-3, LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1

"There were significant cultural barriers to women’s participation in politics. Prior to 2004, no woman held a cabinet position, and there have been only four female ministers since then. During the year one woman served in the cabinet. Only four of 128 members of parliament were women, and all were close relatives of previous male members. With a few notable exceptions, leadership of political parties effectively excluded women, limiting their opportunities for high office" (Pg 25).
Feb. 6, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1, GP-DATA-6

"In addition to a woman president, there were three women in the 20-member national cabinet. There were three women in the 30-seat Senate and eight in the 73-seat House of Representatives. Two female associate justices sat on the five-member Supreme Court. Women constituted 33 percent of local government officials and 13 percent of senior and deputy ministers" (Pg 12).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"7.1% of ministerial positions in Jordan (2 out of 28 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"0.0% of ministerial positions in Guinea-Bissau (0 out of 24 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"22.2% of ministerial positions in Bosnia-Herzegovina (2 out of 9 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Guatemala
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"18.8% of ministerial positions in Guatemala (3 out of 16 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Mauritius
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"10.0% of ministerial positions in Mauritius (2 out of 20 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Iraq
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"10.5% of ministerial positions in Iraq (2 out of 19 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"16.7% of ministerial positions in Jamaica (3 out of 18 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"24.1% of ministerial positions in Australia (7 out of 29 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"41.7% of ministerial positions in South Africa (15 out of 36 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Brunei
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"0.0% of ministerial positions in Brunei (0 out of 13 total positions total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"30.4% of ministerial positions in Costa Rica (7 out of 23 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"9.1% of ministerial positions in South Korea (2 out of 22 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"14.3% of ministerial positions in Kyrgyzstan (3 out of 21 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"6.3% of ministerial positions in Malta (1 out of 16 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"30.8% of ministerial positions in Mauritania (8 out of 26 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"21.1% of ministerial positions in Greece (4 out of 19 total positions) are held by women"