These Are the Top 5 Worst Countries for Gender Equality

These Are the Top 5 Worst Countries for Gender Equality

Achieving global gender equality by 2030 is one of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, but the organization says the world is not on track to reach that milestone.

And while some countries, such as the Netherlands and Norway, are considered leaders on gender equality, research shows that others still have much work to do.

Gender equality is one of 11 attributes used to create the social purpose sub-rankings included in the 2023 America’s Best Countries rankings. News is flowing in. The overall analysis of Best Countries is based on a survey of more than 17,000 global citizens, assessing perceptions of 87 countries across 73 different attributes. In the survey, respondents were asked whether the words “gender equality” reminded them of different countries. A country’s perception of gender equality also helped create rankings of the best countries for women and the best countries to raise children.

Look at the 5 worst countries for gender equality.

5. Afghanistan

  • GII value: 0.665
  • GDI value (Group 5): 0.622

In 2018, 34.7% of Afghan women aged 15 to 49 reported experiencing intimate partner violence in the past 12 months. The unemployment rate for women is 10.1% and 71.5% of the adult female population lives in severe food insecurity. In the private sector, only 4.1% of management positions are held by women.

4. Chad

  • GII value: 0.671
  • GDI value: 0.776 (Group 5)

Chad also has one of the highest rates of underage marriage in the world. 60.6% of women aged 20 to 24 were married before the age of 18. The country’s youth birth rate is 138 children per 1,000 women aged 15 to 19, among the highest in the world, according to 2021 World Bank data.

3. Somalia

  • GII value: 0.674
  • GDI value: 0.769 (Group 5)

In 2019, only 2.1% of Somali women reported that their family planning needs were met using the latest methods available. 35.5% of women aged 20 to 24 are married before the age of 18. UN Women has access to data for only 21.3% of Somalia’s SDG gender indicators, making Somalia one of the countries with the worst gender equality and data availability.

2. Nigeria

  • GII value: 0.677
  • GDI value: 0.886 (Group 5)

As of February 2021, women hold only 3.6% of seats in the Nigerian parliament. 43.4% of women aged 20 to 24 are married before their 18th birthday. 73.4% of adult women suffer from severe food insecurity and 32.2% of working women live below the international poverty line.

1. Yemen

  • GII value: 0.82
  • GDI value: 0.456 (Group 5)

Yemen ranks worst in both the Gender Inequality Index and the Gender Development Index, making it the first country in our list. It has become. This is the worst kind of gender equality. As of February 2021, women held only 0.3% of seats in Yemen’s parliament, representing severe disparities in the policymaking arena.

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