Gender data may not match individual country reports exactly as data have been standardized for comparative purposes.
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Do women and men have equal access to education and information?
Women and men age 15-49 who cannot read (%)
Women and men age 20-24 who have attended secondary or higher education (%)
Women and men age 15-49 who are not regularly exposed to any media (TV, radio, or newspaper) at least once a week (%)
Do women and men have equal opportunities for employment?
Women and men age 15-49 who were employed in the 12 months before the survey (%)
And, among those who were employed in the 12 months before the survey:
Women and men age 15-49 earning cash (cash only or cash and in-kind) (%)
Women and men 15-49 employed in professional, technical, or managerial occupations (%)
Women and men 15-49 employed in all non-agricultural occupations (%)
Percent of currently married women age 15-49 who do not have control over their own earnings (among those employed for cash)
Do women make decisions in households?
Households headed by women or men (%)
Currently married women 15-49 who alone or jointly have the final say in the following decisions, and currently married men who say that a wife should have the greater say alone or have an equal say with husband:
own health care (%)
making large purchases (%)
making daily purchases (%)
visits to friends or relatives (%)
none of these decisions (%)
How do marriage and fertility patterns differ between women and men?
Women and men age 20-49 who were married by age 18 (%)
Women and men age 20-49 who had sexual intercourse by age 15 (%)
Total fertility rate: average number of births per woman
Women age 15-19 who have begun childbearing (%)
Mean ideal number of children among women and men age 15-49
Currently married women age 15-49 currently using a modern method of contraception (%) and currently married men who used a method with their last partner (%)
Are children treated differently based on their gender?
Primary school age children (6-11 years) that are attending primary school (%)
Secondary school age children (12-17 years) that are attending secondary school (%)
Does society justify wife beating?
Women and men age 15-49 who agree that a husband is justified in beating his wife if:
she burns the food (%)
she argues with him (%)
she goes out without telling him (%)
she neglects the children (%)
she refuses to have sex with him (%)
at least one of these reasons (%)
Do women and men experience physical or sexual violence?
Women and men age 15-49 who have experienced physical violence by anyone:
since age 15 (%)
in the past 12 months (%)
Women and men age 15-49 who have ever experienced sexual violence by anyone (%)
Ever-married women and men age 15-49 who have experienced physical or sexual violence by their spouse or partner:
in the last 12 months (%)
Do women and men have the knowledge and empowerment necessary to reduce their risk of contracting HIV?
Women and men age 15-49 who know that the risk of contracting HIV can be reduced by:
using condoms (%)
limiting sex to one uninfected faithful partner (%)
Women and men age 15-49 who know that a healthy-looking person can have HIV (%)
Women and men age 15-49 who had sex with more than one partner in the 12 months preceding the survey among those who had sex during the period (%)
Mean lifetime number of sexual partners among those who have ever had sex
Women and men age 15-49 who were tested and received results from an HIV test takenin the 12 months before the survey (%)
Does HIV affect women disproportionately?
Women and men age 15-49 who tested HIV-positive (%)
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