Gender equality in Togo

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Gender equality in Togo


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

Legislation in Togo


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 in Africa from 21 (100%)

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%)

CPIA gender equality rating

3 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 82 (45,12%); 18 in Africa from 40 (57,50%)

Violence in family in Togo


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

19,50 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 21 in the world of 44 (54,55%); 12 in Africa from 30 (63,33%)
6,92 % (1,38 % annual) ↗
min: 19,50; max: 22,20; max-min: 2,70 (12,16%); mid: 20,85;
-1,35 (-6,92%)

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

11,20 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 17 in the world of 41 (60,98%); 8 in Africa from 27 (74,07%)
76,79 % (15,36 % annual) ↗
min: 11,20; max: 28,40; max-min: 17,20 (60,56%); mid: 19,80;
-8,60 (-76,79%)

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

17,80 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 13 in the world of 43 (72,09%); 6 in Africa from 29 (82,76%)
48,88 % (9,78 % annual) ↗
min: 17,80; max: 35,20; max-min: 17,40 (49,43%); mid: 26,50;
-8,70 (-48,88%)

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

18,90 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 11 in the world of 44 (77,27%); 3 in Africa from 29 (93,10%)
59,52 % (11,90 % annual) ↗
min: 18,90; max: 41,40; max-min: 22,50 (54,35%); mid: 30,15;
-11,25 (-59,52%)

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

9,60 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 12 in the world of 43 (74,42%); 4 in Africa from 29 (89,66%)
46,35 % (9,27 % annual) ↗
min: 9,60; max: 18,50; max-min: 8,90 (48,11%); mid: 14,05;
-4,45 (-46,35%)

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

28,70 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 37 in the world of 86 (58,14%); 6 in Africa from 43 (88,37%)
42,68 % (8,54 % annual) ↗
min: 28,70; max: 53,20; max-min: 24,50 (46,05%); mid: 40,95;
-12,25 (-42,68%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Togo


Labor force

3 318 091 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 99 in the world of 185 (47,03%); 31 in Africa from 52 (42,31%)
11,05 % (2,21 % annual) ↘
min: 1 535 335; max: 3 318 091; max-min: 1 782 756 (53,73%); mid: 2 426 713;
891 378 (26,86%)

Labor force

50,93 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 6 in the world of 185 (97,30%); 5 in Africa from 52 (92,31%)
0,738 % (0,148 % annual) ↗
min: 45,17; max: 51,65; max-min: 6,48 (12,54%); mid: 48,41;
2,52 (4,94%)

Labor force

49,12 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 180 in the world of 185 (3,24%); 48 in Africa from 52 (9,62%)
0,858 % (0,172 % annual) ↘
min: 48,55; max: 54,83; max-min: 6,28 (11,45%); mid: 51,69;
-2,57 (-5,23%)

Labor force

0,965 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 180 in the world of 185 (3,24%); 48 in Africa from 52 (9,62%)
1,67 % (0,335 % annual) ↘
min: 0,944; max: 1,21; max-min: 0,270 (22,26%); mid: 1,08;
-0,113 (-11,74%)

Leadership in Togo


Female headed households

27,50 % of households with a female head[?] (2014)
(descending): 20 in the world of 51 (62,75%); 14 in Africa from 34 (61,76%)
2,91 % (0,582 % annual) ↘
min: 24,30; max: 27,50; max-min: 3,20 (11,64%); mid: 25,90;
1,60 (5,82%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

17,60 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 102 in the world of 189 (46,56%); 27 in Africa from 54 (51,85%)
36,93 % (7,39 % annual) ↘
min: 1,20; max: 17,60; max-min: 16,40 (93,18%); mid: 9,40;
8,20 (46,59%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

31,80 % of firms[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 77 in the world of 139 (45,32%); 21 in Africa from 46 (56,52%)

Firms with female top manager

15,10 % of firms[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 70 in the world of 111 (37,84%); 15 in Africa from 32 (56,25%)