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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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 0.0033 0.1001 0 0.0827 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
LAC Argentina Very Low 0.0107 0.0809 0.0148 0.0691 0.2048 0
ECA Italy Very Low 0.0115 0.0025 0.1028 0.0966 0 0.1950
LAC Cuba Very Low 0.0208 0.242 0.0871 0 0 0.1951
LAC Trinidad and Tobago Very Low 0.0236 0.2504 0.1306 0 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
EAP Mongolia Very Low 0.0345 0.0226 0.2584 0.1582 0.2048 0.1951
LAC Dominican Republic Very Low 0.0367 0.3690 0.0957 0.0117 0 0.1950
LAC Panama Very Low 0.0375 0.2344 0.0148 0.0855 0 0.3539
LAC Venezuela, BR Very Low 0.0389 0.2456 0.0941 0.0071 0 0.3539
LAC Ecuador Low 0.0422 0.1373 0.3736 0.1037 0.2048 0
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
LAC Brazil Low 0.0458 0.2316 0.1226 0.0364 0.1837 0.3539
EAP Cambodia Low 0.0477 0.0684 0.2601 0 0.2028 0.3539
LAC El Salvador Low 0.0489 0.1066 0.2674 0.1049 0.3885 0
LAC Costa Rica Low 0.0506 0.2513 0.1544 0.0121 0.4076 0
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
LAC Bolivia Low 0.0579 0.3676 0.3207 0.0987 0.2048 0
LAC Paraguay Low 0.058 0.288 0.044 0.0291 0.4076 0.1951
SSA South Africa Low 0.0599 0.0213 0.2164 0.2196 0.4076 0.1951
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
LAC Peru Low 0.0826 0.4053 0.2096 0.0284 0.4076 0.1951
LAC Colombia Low 0.0862 0.1748 0.1567 0.0663 0 0.6093
SSA Lesotho Low 0.0876 0.4266 0.4112 0.2116 0.2048 0
SSA Madagascar Low 0.1002 0.4889 0.3079 0 0.2048 0.3539
ECA Turkey Low 0.1032 0.1585 0.1913 0.4036 0 0.5399
MENA Morocco Low 0.1052 0.461 0.3159 0.1574 0.3885 0.1951
EAP Thailand Low 0.1056 0.377 0.2935 0.1533 0.3885 0.3539
LAC Honduras Low 0.1074 0.3890 0.1043 0.1443 0.3885 0.4504
SA Bhutan Low 0.1142 0.3238 0.2946 0.2964 0 0.5399
SSA Namibia Low 0.1173 0.1709 0.3522 0.0668 0.5913 0.2812
ECA Kazakhstan Low 0.1196 0.0282 0.2175 0.1126 0.4075 0.6092
EAP China, People's Rep. Medium 0.131 0.2885 0.1246 0.5578 0.4076 0.2812
LAC Guatemala Medium 0.1317 0.3953 0.3212 0.2566 0.2048 0.5398
SSA Rwanda Medium 0.1339 0.2618 0.4082 0.1392 0.5914 0.2554
ECA FYR Macedonia Medium 0.1345 0.1803 0.3910 0.5666 0.4075 0
LAC Jamaica Medium 0.1350 0.0031 0.2045 0.0270 0 0.7952
SSA Mozambique Medium 0.1375 0.4181 0.3793 0 0.4076 0.4505
SSA Zimbabwe Medium 0.1392 0.57 0.3435 0.2951 0.4076 0
ECA Tajikistan Medium 0.1393 0.3182 0.4138 0.5075 0.2028 0.3539
EAP Lao PDR Medium 0.1445 0.2606 0.5321 0.0506 0.4076 0.4505
LAC Haiti Medium 0.1466 0.5612 0.5009 0 0.2048 0.3538
ECA Uzbekistan Medium 0.1475 0.2477 0.2966 0.1884 0.5913 0.4505
EAP Indonesia Medium 0.1532 0.5611 0.2511 0.3891 0.1837 0.4504
LAC Nicaragua Medium 0.1595 0.6303 0.1868 0.1082 0.3885 0.4505
ECA Kyrgyzstan Medium 0.1598 0.1879 0.3771 0.2624 0.5913 0.4505
SSA Burundi Medium 0.1662 0.5602 0.5055 0.1746 0.4076 0.2554
SSA Angola Medium 0.1719 0.4599 0.5041 0.0791 0.5913 0.1951
EAP Philippines Medium 0.1765 0.4929 0.2597 0.1392 0.5913 0.4505
SSA Togo Medium 0.186 0.3696 0.5488 0.1326 0.5913 0.3539
EAP Viet Nam Medium 0.1865 0.3374 0.1857 0.4967 0.4076 0.6092
SA Sri Lanka Medium 0.1894 0.4203 0.2681 0.1483 0.6207 0.5399
SSA Senegal Medium 0.1985 0.5931 0.6337 0.0888 0.4076 0.2554
MENA Tunisia Medium 0.1986 0.4314 0.1598 0.4782 0.5913 0.4505
SSA Congo, Rep. Medium 0.2033 0.506 0.4725 0 0.4076 0.6093
ECA Georgia Medium 0.2034 0.3551 0.2112 0.6236 0.4075 0.5398
SSA Malawi Medium 0.2073 0.3985 0.3554 0.1746 0.5913 0.6093
SSA Guinea-Bissau Medium 0.2110 0.4072 0.4931 0.0712 0.5912 0.5398
SSA Swaziland Medium 0.2119 0.4944 0.3071 0 0.5913 0.6093
SSA Kenya Medium 0.2156 0.3501 0.6122 0.4397 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Uganda Medium 0.2163 0.5093 0.5635 0.2991 0.5913 0.2554
ECA Azerbaijan High 0.2403 0.1301 0.2057 0.8587 0.1837 0.6093
ECA Armenia High 0.2428 0.191 0.1852 0.988 0.2048 0.3539
SSA Ethiopia High 0.2450 0.2819 0.8661 0.0877 0.5912 0.1950
ECA Albania High 0.2476 0.1822 0.2595 0.8767 0.4076 0.4505
SSA Tanzania High 0.2504 0.7166 0.5415 0.1746 0.5913 0.2554
SSA Cote d'Ivoire High 0.2537 0.4955 0.5895 0.1858 0.5913 0.5399
EAP Timor-Leste High 0.255 0.3882 0.5421 0.2271 0.5913 0.6552
MENA Iraq High 0.2630 0.7035 0.3346 0.3834 0.5912 0.4601
SA India High 0.2650 0.6439 0.3771 0.5415 0.5912 0.3538
SSA Benin High 0.278 0.2763 0.4432 0.3677 0.5913 0.7953
SSA Cameroon High 0.2803 0.5024 0.5333 0.2066 0.7869 0.4505
SSA Burkina Faso High 0.2819 0.5419 0.7257 0.191 0.5913 0.4505
MENA Lebanon High 0.2897 0.6143 0.2488 0.1639 0.5913 0.7953
EAP Myanmar High 0.2935 0.4963 0.4891 0 0.5913 0.7953
SSA Ghana High 0.2988 0.3946 0.5490 0.3136 0.8043 0.5398
SA Pakistan High 0.3013 0.6908 0.4127 0.6998 0.4076 0.4505
MENA Jordan High 0.3118 0.5274 0.3150 0.6790 0.5912 0.6092
SSA Guinea High 0.3206 0.5413 0.9515 0.2253 0.3885 0.4504
SA Nepal High 0.3222 0.1813 0.4083 1 0.5913 0.2554
SA Afghanistan High 0.3224 0.7316 0.55 0.4644 0.5913 0.4601
SSA Central African Republic High 0.3285 0.5327 0.6135 0.0071 0.5913 0.7953
SSA Sierra Leone Very High 0.372 0.3309 0.855 0.0364 0.8044 0.6093
SSA Liberia Very High 0.3828 0.5669 0.8907 0.0236 0.4076 0.7953
SA Bangladesh Very High 0.39 0.973 0.3323 0.5831 0.5913 0.4505
SSA Nigeria Very High 0.3911 0.6723 0.4766 0.2494 0.7626 0.7953
SSA Mauritania Very High 0.3954 0.7556 0.9939 0.1746 0.5913 0.1951
SSA Gabon Very High 0.4022 0.6456 0.5308 0.1745 0.7869 0.8140
MENA Syrian Arab Republic Very High 0.4162 0.6914 0.2598 0.4312 0.5913 1
SSA Congo, Dem. Rep. Very High 0.4276 0.5169 0.5338 0.0691 0.9582 0.814
MENA Egypt Very High 0.4280 0.6665 0.7372 0.3741 0.5912 0.8140
SSA Niger Very High 0.4415 1 0.4059 0.1746 0.5913 0.814
SSA Zambia Very High 0.4489 0.5149 0.5624 0.1746 1 0.7953
SSA Somalia Very High 0.4594 0.5958 0.9905 0.0891 0.7626 0.6093
SSA Chad Very High 0.4665 0.9705 0.8185 0.0014 0.5913 0.6093
SSA Mali Very High 0.5164 0.8309 1 0.3048 0.4076 0.7953
SSA Gambia Very High 0.5239 0.5131 0.8509 0 1 0.7952
SSA Sudan Very High 0.555 0.8381 0.9781 0.1426 0.8163 0.6552
MENA Yemen Very High 0.5634 0.7942 0.8485 0.3414 0.5913 1
MENA United Arab Emirates Not Applicable 999 0.5274 999 999 0.5913 0.814
MENA Bahrain Not Applicable 999 0.7127 999 999 0.1837 0.7953
SSA Botswana Not Applicable 999 0.3996 0.306 999 0.5913 0.7953
MENA Algeria Not Applicable 999 0.4296 0.336 999 0.5913 0.2554
SSA Eritrea Not Applicable 999 0.3321 0.9711 999 0.2048 0.1950
EAP Fiji Not Applicable 999 0.1997 999 999 0.5912 0.5398
SSA Equatorial Guinea Not Applicable 999 0.5545 999 999 0.4075 0.7952
EAP Hong Kong, China Not Applicable 999 0.0805 999 999 0.4075 0.1950
ECA Croatia Not Applicable 999 0.1121 999 0.1002 0 0.1951
MENA Iran, Islamic Rep. Not Applicable 999 0.7573 999 999 0.5912 1
MENA Kuwait Not Applicable 999 0.6544 999 999 0 0.7952
MENA Libya Not Applicable 999 0.434 0.3554 999 0.5913 0.6093
SSA Mauritius Not Applicable 999 0.1998 0.3151 999 0 0.2812
EAP Malaysia Not Applicable 999 0.5267 0.2682 999 0.4076 0.7953
MENA Oman Not Applicable 999 0.6082 999 999 0.5913 1
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
MENA Palestinian Authority Not Applicable 999 0.6613 999 0.5752 0.5913 0.6093
ECA Russian Federation Not Applicable 999 0.0496 0.2891 999 0 0.5399
MENA Saudi Arabia Not Applicable 999 0.7114 999 999 0.5913 0.814
EAP Singapore Not Applicable 999 0.1396 999 999 0.2048 0.3539
ECA Turkmenistan Not Applicable 999 0.1703 0.3271 999 0.2048 0.6093
LAC Uruguay Not Applicable 999 0.2761 0.0933 999 0.1837 0.3539
LAC Chile Not Applicable 999 0.3996 999 999 0 0.5399
LAC Mexico Not Applicable 999 0.3408 0.2377 999 0.3885 0
EAP Australia Not Applicable 999 0.1021 999 999 0 0.1951
ECA Austria Not Applicable 999 0 999 0.1052 0 0.1950
NA Canada Not Applicable 999 0.0194 999 999 0 0.1951
ECA Cyprus Not Applicable 999 0.0107 999 0.0897 0 0.5399
ECA Denmark Not Applicable 999 0.0006 999 0.0955 0 0.1950
ECA Estonia Not Applicable 999 0.0307 999 0.0953 0 0.3538
ECA Finland Not Applicable 999 0.0031 999 0.0759 0 0.1950
ECA Germany Not Applicable 999 0.0018 999 0.0904 0 0.1950
ECA Greece Not Applicable 999 0.3888 999 0.0871 0 0.1950
ECA Hungary Not Applicable 999 999 0.1190 0.0947 0 0.5398
EAP Iceland 999 0.0031 999 0.0939 0 0.1950
Ireland Not Applicable 999 0.0025 999 0.0720 0 0.3538
Israel Not Applicable 999 0.1177 999 999 0 0.6092
EAP Japan Not Applicable 999 0.2053 999 999 0 0.5398
EAP Korea Not Applicable 999 0.0025 999 999 0.4075 0.1950
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
EAP New Zealand Not Applicable 999 0.0527 999 999 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
MENA Qatar Not Applicable 999 0.7353 999 999 0.5913 1
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
NA United States Not Applicable 999 0.1146 0.1308 999 0 0.3539