Gender equality in Maldives

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Gender equality in Maldives


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

4 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 82 (92,68%); 5 place in Asia 21 (80,95%)

Violence in family in Maldives


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

17 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 32 in the world of 70 (55,71%); 9 place in Asia 19 (57,89%)

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

6,30 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 28 in the world of 70 (61,43%); 10 place in Asia 19 (52,63%)

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

13 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 24 in the world of 70 (67,14%); 7 place in Asia 19 (68,42%)

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

18,20 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 28 in the world of 71 (61,97%); 8 place in Asia 19 (63,16%)

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

19,30 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 43 in the world of 69 (39,13%); 14 place in Asia 18 (27,78%)

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

30,80 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 41 in the world of 94 (57,45%); 11 place in Asia 27 (62,96%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Maldives


Labor force

195 149 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 171 in the world of 185 (8,11%); 50 place in Asia 50 (2%)
11,90 % (2,38 % annual) ↘
min: 57 094; max: 195 149; max-min: 138 055 (70,74%); mid: 126 122;
69 028 (35,37%)

Labor force

42,48 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 110 in the world of 185 (41,08%); 22 place in Asia 50 (58%)
0,627 % (0,125 % annual) ↘
min: 19,64; max: 42,48; max-min: 22,84 (53,77%); mid: 31,06;
11,42 (26,89%)

Labor force

57,45 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 76 in the world of 185 (59,46%); 29 place in Asia 50 (44%)
0,593 % (0,119 % annual) ↗
min: 57,45; max: 80,36; max-min: 22,91 (28,51%); mid: 68,91;
-11,46 (-19,94%)

Labor force

1,35 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 76 in the world of 185 (59,46%); 29 place in Asia 50 (44%)
1,41 % (0,281 % annual) ↗
min: 1,35; max: 4,09; max-min: 2,74 (67,01%); mid: 2,72;
-1,37 (-101,57%)

Leadership in Maldives


Female headed households

35 % of households with a female head[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 11 in the world of 63 (84,13%); 2 place in Asia 17 (94,12%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

14,26 % of total[?] (2006)
(2010) (descending): 105 in the world of 120 (13,33%); 23 place in Asia 37 (40,54%)
1,31 % (0,263 % annual) ↗
min: 14,26; max: 15,39; max-min: 1,12 (7,31%); mid: 14,82;
-0,562 (-3,94%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

5,90 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 175 in the world of 189 (7,94%); 40 place in Asia 46 (15,22%)
10,17 % (2,03 % annual) ↗
min: 5,90; max: 12; max-min: 6,10 (50,83%); mid: 8,95;
-3,05 (-51,69%)