Gender equality in Belize

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Gender equality in Belize


The continent: America
  
Iso2:BZ
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

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%)

Nondiscrimination clause mentions gender in the constitution

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 108 (100%); 1 place in America 24 (100%)

Violence in family in Belize


Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she argues with him

3,80 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 12 in the world of 70 (84,29%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she burns the food

2,10 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 15 in the world of 70 (80%); 6 place in America 9 (44,44%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she goes out without telling him

3 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 10 in the world of 70 (87,14%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children

8,60 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 13 in the world of 71 (83,10%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she refuses sex with him

2,50 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 14 in the world of 69 (81,16%); 6 place in America 9 (44,44%)

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

8,60 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 17 in the world of 86 (81,40%); 10 place in America 17 (47,06%)
9,30 % (1,86 % annual) ↗
min: 8,60; max: 12,60; max-min: 4 (31,75%); mid: 10,60;
-2 (-23,26%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Belize


Labor force

154 602 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 175 in the world of 185 (5,95%); 30 place in America 33 (12,12%)
12,51 % (2,50 % annual) ↘
min: 62 883; max: 154 602; max-min: 91 719 (59,33%); mid: 108 743;
45 860 (29,66%)

Labor force

37,95 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 142 in the world of 185 (23,78%); 27 place in America 33 (21,21%)
1,22 % (0,244 % annual) ↘
min: 29,46; max: 37,95; max-min: 8,49 (22,37%); mid: 33,70;
4,24 (11,19%)

Labor force

61,92 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 185 (76,76%); 7 place in America 33 (81,82%)
0,965 % (0,193 % annual) ↗
min: 61,92; max: 70,15; max-min: 8,23 (11,73%); mid: 66,03;
-4,11 (-6,64%)

Labor force

1,63 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 185 (76,76%); 7 place in America 33 (81,82%)
2,57 % (0,515 % annual) ↗
min: 1,63; max: 2,35; max-min: 0,724 (30,80%); mid: 1,99;
-0,362 (-22,25%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

41,26 % of total[?] (2005)
(2010) (descending): 4 in the world of 120 (97,50%); 3 place in America 25 (92%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

3,10 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 181 in the world of 189 (4,76%); 35 place in America 35 (2,86%)
2,58 % (0,516 % annual) ↗
min: 3,10; max: 6,90; max-min: 3,80 (55,07%); mid: 5;
-1,90 (-61,29%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

30,40 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 63 in the world of 111 (44,14%); 20 place in America 29 (34,48%)

Firms with female top manager

25,50 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 28 in the world of 113 (76,11%); 7 place in America 30 (80%)