Regional Analysis

The SIGI Regional Reports allow for a more contextualised use of the SIGI and help strengthen regional policy-making aimed at tackling the root causes of gender inequalities.

The SIGI 2021 Regional Report for Africa was launched in December 2021, in collaboration with the African Development Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and with the support of the Austrian Development Agency. It gives new evidence on the impact of discriminatory social institutions on three key dimensions of women’s empowerment across 54 African countries: their physical integrity, their economic situation and their political voice, leadership and agency.




The SIGI 2021 Southeast Asia Report was launched in March 2021, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. It provides  new evidence-based analysis on the setbacks and progress in achieving gender equality between 2014 and 2019 in 11 countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Viet Nam.






The SIGI 2020 Regional Report for Latin America and the Caribbean was launched in July 2020 with the support of the European Union through the Joint Project on Gender undertaken in the context of the EU Regional Facility for Development in Transition.  It provides new evidence-based analysis on the setbacks and progress in achieving gender equality between 2014 and 2019 in 29 LAC countries. The report uncovers discrimination in social institutions faced by Latin American and Caribbean women in various dimensions; within the family and household context, in relation to physical integrity and access to productive and financial resources, as well within the political and civil spheres.


The SIGI 2019 Regional Report for Eurasia was launched in May 2019, in collaboration with the Austrian Development Agency and UN Women, in Tbilisi, Georgia. It provides an overview of the main outcomes of the 2019 SIGI in 12 Eurasian countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.