Gender equality in Argentina

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Gender equality in Argentina


The continent: America
  
Iso2:AR
  
Iso3:ARG

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Legislation in Argentina


Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 76 (100%); 1 place in America 9 (100%)

Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 79 (100%); 1 place in America 18 (100%)

Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 179 (100%); 1 place in America 33 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 place in America 33 (100%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife (%)

2 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 4 in the world of 86 (96,51%); 3 place in America 17 (88,24%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Argentina


Labor force

19 540 451 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 32 in the world of 185 (83,24%); 6 place in America 33 (84,85%)
5,39 % (1,08 % annual) ↘
min: 13 330 838; max: 19 540 451; max-min: 6 209 613 (31,78%); mid: 16 435 645;
3 104 807 (15,89%)

Labor force

40,43 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 123 in the world of 185 (34,05%); 20 place in America 33 (42,42%)
0,533 % (0,107 % annual) ↘
min: 35,82; max: 41,28; max-min: 5,46 (13,23%); mid: 38,55;
1,88 (4,65%)

Labor force

59,56 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 63 in the world of 185 (66,49%); 14 place in America 33 (60,61%)
0,380 % (0,076 % annual) ↗
min: 59,38; max: 63,90; max-min: 4,52 (7,07%); mid: 61,64;
-2,08 (-3,50%)

Labor force

1,47 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 63 in the world of 185 (66,49%); 14 place in America 33 (60,61%)
0,946 % (0,189 % annual) ↗
min: 1,46; max: 1,77; max-min: 0,308 (17,40%); mid: 1,62;
-0,143 (-9,74%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

23,12 % of total[?] (2006)
(2005) (descending): 43 in the world of 127 (66,93%); 21 place in America 29 (31,03%)
18,51 % (3,70 % annual) ↗
min: 23,12; max: 35,61; max-min: 12,49 (35,07%); mid: 29,36;
-6,24 (-27,00%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

35,80 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 27 in the world of 189 (86,24%); 6 place in America 35 (85,71%)
7,54 % (1,51 % annual) ↗
min: 6,30; max: 40; max-min: 33,70 (84,25%); mid: 23,15;
12,65 (35,34%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

38 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 24 in the world of 111 (79,28%); 9 place in America 29 (72,41%)

Firms with female top manager

9,20 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 92 in the world of 113 (19,47%); 29 place in America 30 (6,67%)