2014 results

The 2014 edition of the SIGI shows that countries have made great strides in reducing discrimination through ambitious target setting and promising initiatives in transforming discriminatory social norms. However, gaps and challenges remain across some key areas affecting women’s socio-economic and political rights and freedom from violence. Download 2014 Synthesis Report, which includes a summary of the key results, including thematic and regional analyses.

This edition covers the 108 countries included in the classification below. Countries are grouped by level of discrimination, to assist the interpretation of the data and results. The table is interactive and allows sorting countries by region, alphabetically or by their level of discrimination in the SIGI.

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Regionsort icon Country SIGI 2014 Category SIGI Value 2014 Discriminatory family code Restricted physical integrity Son bias Access to resources and assets Restricted Civil liberties
EAP China, People's Rep. Medium 0.1310 0.2885 0.1245 0.5577 0.4075 0.2812
EAP Indonesia Medium 0.1532 0.5611 0.2511 0.3891 0.1837 0.4504
EAP Cambodia Low 0.0477 0.0683 0.2600 0 0.2027 0.3538
EAP Lao PDR Medium 0.1445 0.2606 0.5321 0.0506 0.4075 0.4504
EAP Myanmar High 0.2935 0.4962 0.4890 0 0.5912 0.7952
EAP Mongolia Very Low 0.0344 0.0225 0.2583 0.1582 0.2048 0.1950
EAP Philippines Medium 0.1764 0.4929 0.2596 0.1391 0.5912 0.4504
EAP Thailand Low 0.1055 0.3770 0.2934 0.1532 0.3885 0.3538
EAP Timor-Leste High 0.2550 0.3882 0.5421 0.2270 0.5912 0.6552
EAP Viet Nam Medium 0.1864 0.3374 0.1856 0.4967 0.4075 0.6092
ECA Armenia High 0.2428 0.1909 0.1852 0.9880 0.2048 0.3538
ECA Albania High 0.2476 0.1822 0.2595 0.8766 0.4075 0.4504
ECA Azerbaijan High 0.2403 0.1300 0.2056 0.8586 0.1837 0.6092
ECA Bosnia and Herzegovina Very Low 0.0332 0.2436 0.0672 0.1496 0.2048 0.1950
ECA Belarus Very Low 0.0335 0.0250 0.3543 0.0598 0 0.1950
ECA Georgia Medium 0.2034 0.3551 0.2112 0.6236 0.4075 0.5398
ECA Kazakhstan Low 0.1196 0.0282 0.2175 0.1126 0.4075 0.6092
ECA Kyrgyzstan Medium 0.1597 0.1878 0.3770 0.2624 0.5912 0.4504
ECA Moldova Low 0.0663 0.3418 0.2188 0 0.2048 0.3538
ECA FYR Macedonia Medium 0.1345 0.1803 0.3910 0.5666 0.4075 0
ECA Serbia Very Low 0.0096 0.1093 0.1170 0.1504 0 0
ECA Tajikistan Medium 0.1392 0.3181 0.4137 0.5075 0.2027 0.3538
ECA Ukraine Low 0.0750 0.0414 0.1516 0.2429 0 0.5398
ECA Uzbekistan Medium 0.1474 0.2476 0.2966 0.1884 0.5912 0.4504
ECA Belgium Very Low 0.0015 0.0037 0.0315 0.0823 0 0
ECA Bulgaria Low 0.0449 0.1503 0.3926 0.0988 0 0.1950
ECA Czech Republic Very Low 0.0283 0.0012 0.0956 0.0854 0 0.3538
ECA France Very Low 0.0033 0.1001 0 0.0827 0 0
ECA Italy Very Low 0.0115 0.0025 0.1028 0.0966 0 0.1950
ECA Lithuania Low 0.0424 0.0012 0.2794 0.0931 0 0.3538
ECA Latvia Low 0.0511 0.0043 0.3465 0.1008 0 0.3538
ECA Romania Low 0.0686 0.1133 0.1700 0.0993 0 0.5398
ECA Slovenia Very Low 0.0036 0.0031 0.0891 0.1023 0 0
ECA Spain Very Low 0.0048 0.0855 0.0621 0.1143 0 0
ECA Turkey Low 0.1032 0.1585 0.1912 0.4035 0 0.5398
LAC Argentina Very Low 0.0106 0.0809 0.0147 0.0691 0.2048 0
LAC Bolivia Low 0.0579 0.3675 0.3206 0.0987 0.2048 0
LAC Brazil Low 0.0457 0.2315 0.1226 0.0364 0.1837 0.3538
LAC Colombia Low 0.0861 0.1748 0.1567 0.0662 0 0.6092
LAC Costa Rica Low 0.0506 0.2512 0.1544 0.0121 0.4075 0
LAC Cuba Very Low 0.0208 0.2419 0.0870 0 0 0.1950
LAC Dominican Republic Very Low 0.0367 0.3690 0.0957 0.0117 0 0.1950
LAC Ecuador Low 0.0422 0.1373 0.3736 0.1037 0.2048 0
LAC Guatemala Medium 0.1317 0.3953 0.3212 0.2566 0.2048 0.5398
LAC Honduras Low 0.1074 0.3890 0.1043 0.1443 0.3885 0.4504
LAC Haiti Medium 0.1466 0.5612 0.5009 0 0.2048 0.3538
LAC Jamaica Medium 0.1350 0.0031 0.2045 0.0270 0 0.7952
LAC Nicaragua Medium 0.1595 0.6302 0.1867 0.1081 0.3885 0.4504
LAC Panama Very Low 0.0375 0.2344 0.0147 0.0855 0 0.3538
LAC Peru Low 0.0826 0.4052 0.2096 0.0284 0.4075 0.1950
LAC Paraguay Low 0.0579 0.2880 0.0440 0.0291 0.4075 0.1950
LAC El Salvador Low 0.0489 0.1066 0.2674 0.1049 0.3885 0
LAC Trinidad and Tobago Very Low 0.0235 0.2504 0.1305 0 0 0.1950
LAC Venezuela, BR Very Low 0.0388 0.2455 0.0941 0.0071 0 0.3538
MENA Egypt Very High 0.4280 0.6665 0.7372 0.3741 0.5912 0.8140
MENA Iraq High 0.2630 0.7035 0.3346 0.3834 0.5912 0.4601
MENA Jordan High 0.3118 0.5274 0.3150 0.6790 0.5912 0.6092
MENA Lebanon High 0.2896 0.6143 0.2488 0.1639 0.5912 0.7952
MENA Morocco Low 0.1052 0.4610 0.3159 0.1573 0.3885 0.1950
MENA Syrian Arab Republic Very High 0.4162 0.6914 0.2597 0.4311 0.5912 1
MENA Tunisia Medium 0.1985 0.4314 0.1597 0.4782 0.5912 0.4504
MENA Yemen Very High 0.5634 0.7942 0.8485 0.3414 0.5912 1
SA Afghanistan High 0.3223 0.7315 0.5473 0.4643 0.5912 0.4601
SA Bangladesh Very High 0.3899 0.9730 0.3322 0.5830 0.5912 0.4504
SA Bhutan Low 0.1142 0.3238 0.2946 0.2964 0 0.5398
SA India High 0.2650 0.6439 0.3771 0.5415 0.5912 0.3538
SA Sri Lanka Medium 0.1894 0.4203 0.2680 0.1482 0.6206 0.5398
SA Nepal High 0.3228 0.1812 0.4082 1 0.5912 0.2554
SA Pakistan High 0.3012 0.6908 0.4127 0.6997 0.4075 0.4504
SSA Angola Medium 0.1719 0.4599 0.5041 0.0791 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Burundi Medium 0.1662 0.5602 0.5055 0.1745 0.4075 0.2554
SSA Benin High 0.2780 0.2763 0.4431 0.3677 0.5912 0.7952
SSA Burkina Faso High 0.2818 0.5418 0.7256 0.1910 0.5912 0.4504
SSA Central African Republic High 0.3284 0.5327 0.6134 0.0071 0.5912 0.7952
SSA Cote d'Ivoire High 0.2537 0.4954 0.5894 0.1857 0.5912 0.5398
SSA Cameroon High 0.2803 0.5023 0.5333 0.2066 0.7869 0.4504
SSA Congo, Rep. Medium 0.2033 0.5059 0.4724 0 0.4075 0.6092
SSA Ethiopia High 0.2450 0.2819 0.8661 0.0877 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Gabon Very High 0.4022 0.6456 0.5308 0.1745 0.7869 0.8140
SSA Ghana High 0.2988 0.3946 0.5490 0.3136 0.8043 0.5398
SSA Guinea High 0.3206 0.5413 0.9515 0.2253 0.3885 0.4504
SSA Gambia Very High 0.5239 0.5131 0.8509 0 1 0.7952
SSA Guinea-Bissau Medium 0.2110 0.4072 0.4931 0.0712 0.5912 0.5398
SSA Kenya Medium 0.2156 0.3501 0.6122 0.4397 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Liberia Very High 0.3827 0.5668 0.8906 0.0235 0.4075 0.7952
SSA Lesotho Low 0.0875 0.4266 0.4112 0.2115 0.2048 0
SSA Madagascar Low 0.1002 0.4888 0.3079 0 0.2048 0.3538
SSA Mali Very High 0.5163 0.8308 1 0.3048 0.4075 0.7952
SSA Mozambique Medium 0.1375 0.4180 0.3793 0 0.4075 0.4504
SSA Mauritania Very High 0.3953 0.7555 0.9938 0.1745 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Malawi Medium 0.2072 0.3984 0.3553 0.1745 0.5912 0.6092
SSA Namibia Low 0.1172 0.1709 0.3522 0.0668 0.5912 0.2812
SSA Niger Very High 0.4415 1 0.4059 0.1745 0.5912 0.8140
SSA Nigeria Very High 0.3910 0.6722 0.4765 0.2494 0.7626 0.7952
SSA Rwanda Medium 0.1338 0.2618 0.4081 0.1391 0.5912 0.2554
SSA Sudan Very High 0.5550 0.8381 0.9780 0.1425 0.8162 0.6552
SSA Senegal Medium 0.1985 0.5931 0.6337 0.0887 0.4075 0.2554
SSA Sierra Leone Very High 0.3720 0.3308 0.8549 0.0363 0.8043 0.6092
SSA Somalia Very High 0.4593 0.5958 0.9904 0.0891 0.7626 0.6092
SSA Swaziland Medium 0.2119 0.4943 0.3070 0 0.5912 0.6092
SSA Chad Very High 0.4665 0.9705 0.8185 0.0014 0.5912 0.6092
SSA Togo Medium 0.1860 0.3696 0.5487 0.1325 0.5912 0.3538
SSA Tanzania High 0.2504 0.7165 0.5414 0.1745 0.5912 0.2554
SSA Uganda Medium 0.2162 0.5093 0.5635 0.2990 0.5912 0.2554
SSA Zimbabwe Medium 0.1392 0.5700 0.3434 0.2950 0.4075 0
SSA South Africa Low 0.0599 0.0213 0.2163 0.2195 0.4075 0.1950
SSA Congo, Dem. Rep. Very High 0.4275 0.5169 0.5338 0.0691 0.9582 0.8140
SSA Zambia Very High 0.4488 0.5148 0.5623 0.1745 1 0.7952