Gender equality in Guinea-Bissau

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Guinea-Bissau

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Gender equality in Guinea-Bissau


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:GW
  
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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 in Africa from 53 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 in Africa from 26 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

2 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 82 (3,66%); 40 in Africa from 40 (2,50%)
25 % (5 % annual) ↗
min: 2; max: 3; max-min: 1 (33,33%); mid: 2,50;
-0,500 (-25%)

Violence in family in Guinea-Bissau


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

36,70 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 56 in the world of 70 (21,43%); 24 in Africa from 35 (34,29%)

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

12,30 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 45 in the world of 70 (37,14%); 16 in Africa from 35 (57,14%)

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

24,70 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 38 in the world of 70 (47,14%); 12 in Africa from 36 (69,44%)

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

26,80 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 36 in the world of 71 (50,70%); 10 in Africa from 36 (75%)

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

28,40 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 51 in the world of 69 (27,54%); 22 in Africa from 36 (41,67%)

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

41,80 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 55 in the world of 86 (37,21%); 21 in Africa from 43 (53,49%)
11,60 % (2,32 % annual) ↗
min: 41,80; max: 51,50; max-min: 9,70 (18,83%); mid: 46,65;
-4,85 (-11,60%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Guinea-Bissau


Labor force

780 016 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 148 in the world of 185 (20,54%); 44 in Africa from 52 (17,31%)
10,41 % (2,08 % annual) ↘
min: 402 989; max: 780 016; max-min: 377 027 (48,34%); mid: 591 503;
188 514 (24,17%)

Labor force

47,10 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 47 in the world of 185 (75,14%); 20 in Africa from 52 (63,46%)
0,0034523 % (0,0006905 % annual) ↗
min: 43,70; max: 47,10; max-min: 3,40 (7,22%); mid: 45,40;
1,70 (3,60%)

Labor force

52,90 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 139 in the world of 185 (25,41%); 33 in Africa from 52 (38,46%)
0,0065229 % (0,0013046 % annual) ↘
min: 52,90; max: 55,88; max-min: 2,98 (5,33%); mid: 54,39;
-1,49 (-2,81%)

Labor force

1,12 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 139 in the world of 185 (25,41%); 33 in Africa from 52 (38,46%)
0,014 % (0,0027698 % annual) ↘
min: 1,12; max: 1,27; max-min: 0,143 (11,33%); mid: 1,19;
-0,072 (-6,37%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

13,70 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 128 in the world of 189 (32,80%); 34 in Africa from 54 (38,89%)
27,01 % (5,40 % annual) ↘
min: 7,80; max: 20; max-min: 12,20 (61%); mid: 13,90;
-0,200 (-1,46%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

19,90 % of firms[?] (2006)
(2010) (descending): 116 in the world of 139 (17,27%); 38 in Africa from 46 (19,57%)