Gender equality in East Timor

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Gender equality in East Timor


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

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 Asia 13 (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 Asia 47 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 place in Asia 32 (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 Asia 28 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

3,50 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 82 (69,51%); 15 place in Asia 21 (33,33%)

Violence in family in East Timor


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

63,90 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 43 in the world of 44 (4,55%); 10 place in Asia 10 (10%)

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

43,20 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 39 in the world of 41 (7,32%); 9 place in Asia 9 (11,11%)

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

72,20 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 42 in the world of 43 (4,65%); 9 place in Asia 9 (11,11%)

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

76,40 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 43 in the world of 44 (4,55%); 10 place in Asia 10 (10%)

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

29,50 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 31 in the world of 43 (30,23%); 7 place in Asia 9 (33,33%)

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

86,20 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 84 in the world of 86 (3,49%); 18 place in Asia 19 (10,53%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in East Timor


Labor force

264 426 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 164 in the world of 185 (11,89%); 48 place in Asia 50 (6%)
8,56 % (1,71 % annual) ↘
min: 238 416; max: 295 866; max-min: 57 450 (19,42%); mid: 267 141;
-2 715 (-1,03%)

Labor force

32,05 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 158 in the world of 185 (15,14%); 33 place in Asia 50 (36%)
0,016 % (0,0031516 % annual) ↗
min: 31,89; max: 33,48; max-min: 1,59 (4,76%); mid: 32,68;
-0,638 (-1,99%)

Labor force

68,01 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 185 (85,41%); 18 place in Asia 50 (66%)
0,088 % (0,018 % annual) ↘
min: 66,52; max: 68,01; max-min: 1,49 (2,19%); mid: 67,26;
0,745 (1,10%)

Labor force

2,13 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 185 (85,41%); 18 place in Asia 50 (66%)
0,274 % (0,055 % annual) ↘
min: 1,99; max: 2,13; max-min: 0,139 (6,54%); mid: 2,06;
0,070 (3,27%)

Leadership in East Timor


Female headed households

12,30 % of households with a female head[?] (2010)
(descending): 47 in the world of 51 (9,80%); 10 place in Asia 12 (25%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

10,30 % of total[?] (2010)
(descending): 73 in the world of 78 (7,69%); 13 place in Asia 16 (25%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

38,50 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 20 in the world of 189 (89,95%); 1 place in Asia 46 (100%)
24,16 % (4,83 % annual) ↘
min: 25,30; max: 38,50; max-min: 13,20 (34,29%); mid: 31,90;
6,60 (17,14%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

64,40 % of firms[?] (2015)
(descending): 6 in the world of 111 (95,50%); 2 place in Asia 33 (96,97%)
27,82 % (5,56 % annual) ↘
min: 42,90; max: 64,40; max-min: 21,50 (33,39%); mid: 53,65;
10,75 (16,69%)

Firms with female top manager

27 % of firms[?] (2015)
(descending): 22 in the world of 113 (81,42%); 9 place in Asia 32 (75%)