Region - Gender Equality in Europe and Central Asia

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
ECA Belgium Very Low 0.0016 0.0038 0.0316 0.0824 0 0
ECA France Very Low 0.0034 0.1002 0 0.0828 0 0
ECA Slovenia Very Low 0.0037 0.0031 0.0891 0.1023 0 0
ECA Spain Very Low 0.0049 0.0856 0.0622 0.1144 0 0
ECA Serbia Very Low 0.0097 0.1094 0.1171 0.1504 0 0
ECA Italy Very Low 0.0116 0.0025 0.1029 0.0966 0 0.1951
ECA Czech Republic Very Low 0.0283 0.0013 0.0956 0.0855 0 0.3539
ECA Bosnia and Herzegovina Very Low 0.0333 0.2437 0.0672 0.1497 0.2048 0.1951
ECA Belarus Very Low 0.0336 0.0251 0.3544 0.0599 0 0.1951
ECA Lithuania Low 0.0424 0.0013 0.2795 0.0931 0 0.3539
ECA Bulgaria Low 0.0449 0.1504 0.3926 0.0988 0 0.1951
ECA Latvia Low 0.0511 0.0044 0.3466 0.1008 0 0.3539
ECA Moldova Low 0.0513 0.2032 0.2188 0 0.2048 0.3538
ECA Romania Low 0.0686 0.1134 0.17 0.0994 0 0.5399
ECA Ukraine Low 0.075 0.0414 0.1517 0.243 0 0.5399
ECA Turkey Low 0.1032 0.1585 0.1913 0.4036 0 0.5399
ECA Kazakhstan Low 0.1196 0.0282 0.2176 0.1126 0.4076 0.6093
ECA FYR Macedonia Medium 0.1345 0.1803 0.3911 0.5666 0.4076 0
ECA Tajikistan Medium 0.1393 0.3182 0.4138 0.5075 0.2028 0.3539
ECA Uzbekistan Medium 0.1475 0.2477 0.2966 0.1884 0.5913 0.4505
ECA Kyrgyzstan Medium 0.1598 0.1879 0.3771 0.2624 0.5913 0.4505
ECA Georgia Medium 0.2035 0.3552 0.2112 0.6236 0.4076 0.5399
ECA Armenia High 0.236 0.0497 0.1852 0.988 0.2048 0.3539
ECA Azerbaijan High 0.2403 0.1301 0.2057 0.8587 0.1837 0.6093
ECA Albania High 0.2476 0.1822 0.2595 0.8767 0.4076 0.4505
ECA Croatia Not Applicable 999 0.1121 999 0.1002 0 0.1951
ECA Russian Federation Not Applicable 999 0.0496 0.2891 999 0 0.5399
ECA Turkmenistan Not Applicable 999 0.1703 0.3271 999 0.2048 0.6093
ECA Austria Not Applicable 999 0 999 0.1052 0 0.1950
ECA Cyprus Not Applicable 999 0.0107 999 0.0897 0 0.5399
ECA Denmark Not Applicable 999 0.0006 999 0.0955 0 0.1951
ECA Estonia Not Applicable 999 0.0307 999 0.0954 0 0.3539
ECA Finland Not Applicable 999 0.0031 999 0.0759 0 0.1951
ECA Germany Not Applicable 999 0.0019 999 0.0905 0 0.1951
ECA Greece Not Applicable 999 0.3889 999 0.0872 0 0.1951
ECA Hungary Not Applicable 999 999 0.119 0.0948 0 0.5399
EAP Iceland 999 0.0031 999 0.0934 0 0.1951
ECA Luxembourg Not Applicable 999 0.1471 999 0.0988 0 0.3539
ECA Netherlands Not Applicable 999 0.0013 999 0.087 0 0.1951
ECA Norway Not Applicable 999 0.0013 999 0.0968 0 0.1951
ECA Poland Not Applicable 999 0.1071 999 0.095 0 0.1951
ECA Portugal Not Applicable 999 0.097 999 0.0784 0 0
ECA Slovak Republic Not Applicable 999 0.0063 999 0.0906 0 0.3539
ECA Sweden Not Applicable 999 0.0031 999 0.0986 0 0.1951
ECA Switzerland Not Applicable 999 0.0824 999 0.1037 0 0.1951
ECA United Kingdom Not Applicable 999 0.0025 999 0.0843 0.3885 0.3539