Gender equality in Paraguay

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Gender equality in Paraguay


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

Legislation in Paraguay


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 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%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Paraguay


Labor force

3 202 754 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 101 in the world of 185 (45,95%); 17 place in America 33 (51,52%)
8,79 % (1,76 % annual) ↘
min: 1 792 239; max: 3 202 754; max-min: 1 410 515 (44,04%); mid: 2 497 497;
705 258 (22,02%)

Labor force

39,18 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 132 in the world of 185 (29,19%); 23 place in America 33 (33,33%)
1,21 % (0,242 % annual) ↘
min: 35,19; max: 39,30; max-min: 4,11 (10,45%); mid: 37,24;
1,94 (4,94%)

Labor force

60,74 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 54 in the world of 185 (71,35%); 11 place in America 33 (69,70%)
0,917 % (0,183 % annual) ↗
min: 60,74; max: 63,31; max-min: 2,57 (4,06%); mid: 62,02;
-1,29 (-2,12%)

Labor force

1,55 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 54 in the world of 185 (71,35%); 11 place in America 33 (69,70%)
2,37 % (0,474 % annual) ↗
min: 1,55; max: 1,73; max-min: 0,178 (10,34%); mid: 1,64;
-0,089 (-5,77%)

Leadership in Paraguay


Female headed households

17 % of households with a female head[?] (1990)
(1995) (descending): 33 in the world of 50 (36%); 9 place in America 9 (11,11%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

33,82 % of total[?] (2014)
(descending): 46 in the world of 78 (42,31%); 16 place in America 17 (11,76%)
5,27 % (1,05 % annual) ↘
min: 32,04; max: 38,56; max-min: 6,53 (16,93%); mid: 35,30;
-1,48 (-4,38%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

15 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 121 in the world of 189 (36,51%); 26 place in America 35 (28,57%)
16,67 % (3,33 % annual) ↘
min: 2,50; max: 17,50; max-min: 15 (85,71%); mid: 10;
5 (33,33%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

51,60 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 10 in the world of 111 (91,89%); 4 place in America 29 (89,66%)

Firms with female top manager

22,80 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 40 in the world of 113 (65,49%); 14 place in America 30 (56,67%)