Information about variables and data sources for the 2014 SIGI

The following table sets out the variables and data sources for the SIGI.

Discriminatory Family Code
Restricted physical integrity
Son bias
Restricted resources and assets
Restricted civil liberties

Access to public space
Whether women face restrictions on their freedom of movement and access to public space, such as restricted ability to choose their places of residence, visit their families and friends or to apply for a passport

0: The law guarantees the same rights to freely move to both women and men.
0.5: The law guarantees the same rights to freely move to women and men, but there are some customary, traditional or religious practices that discriminate against women.
1: The law does not guarantee the same rights to freely move to women and men, or women have no freedom of movement.

Source: SIGI Country Profiles

Political voice

Quotas:
Whether there are legal quotas to promote women’s political participation at national and sub-national levels

0: There are legal quotas to promote women’s political participation both at the national and sub-national levels.
0.5: There are legal quotas to promote women’s political participation either at the national or at the sub-national level.
1: There are no legal quotas to promote women’s political participation.

Source: SIGI Country Profiles

Political representation:
Share of women in national parliaments

Source: World Bank (World Development Indicators)
Inter-Parliamentary Union (Quota Project)