Region - Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific

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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Region Country SIGI 2014 Category SIGI Value 2014sort icon Discriminatory family code Restricted physical integrity Son bias Access to resources and assets Restricted Civil liberties
EAP Mongolia Very Low 0.0345 0.0226 0.2584 0.1582 0.2048 0.1951
EAP Cambodia Low 0.0477 0.0684 0.2601 0 0.2028 0.3539
EAP Thailand Low 0.1056 0.377 0.2935 0.1533 0.3885 0.3539
EAP China, People's Rep. Medium 0.131 0.2885 0.1246 0.5578 0.4076 0.2812
EAP Lao PDR Medium 0.1445 0.2606 0.5321 0.0506 0.4076 0.4505
EAP Indonesia Medium 0.1532 0.5612 0.2511 0.3891 0.1837 0.4505
EAP Philippines Medium 0.1765 0.4929 0.2597 0.1392 0.5913 0.4505
EAP Viet Nam Medium 0.1865 0.3374 0.1857 0.4967 0.4076 0.6092
EAP Timor-Leste High 0.255 0.3882 0.5421 0.2271 0.5913 0.6552
EAP Myanmar High 0.2935 0.4963 0.4891 0 0.5913 0.7953
EAP Fiji Not Applicable 999 0.1998 999 999 0.5913 0.5399
EAP Hong Kong, China Not Applicable 999 0.0805 999 999 0.4076 0.1951
EAP Malaysia Not Applicable 999 0.5267 0.2682 999 0.4076 0.7953
EAP Papua New Guinea Not Applicable 999 0.4773 999 999 0.8044 0.5399
EAP Korea, Dem. People's Rep. Not Applicable 999 0.2417 999 999 0 0.6093
EAP Singapore Not Applicable 999 0.1396 999 999 0.2048 0.3539
EAP Australia Not Applicable 999 0.1021 999 999 0 0.1951
EAP Japan Not Applicable 999 0.2053 999 999 0 0.5399
EAP Korea Not Applicable 999 0.0025 999 999 0.4076 0.1951
EAP New Zealand Not Applicable 999 0.0527 999 999 0 0.1951