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Pathways Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number) World Bank Start-up procedures are those required to start a business, including interactions to obtain necessary permits and licenses and to complete all inscriptions, verifications, and notifications to start operations. Data are for businesses with specific characteristics of ownership, size, and type of production. 235
Pathways Time required to start a business, female (days) World Bank Time required to start a business is the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally operate a business. If a procedure can be speeded up at additional cost, the fastest procedure, independent of cost, is chosen. 235
Positions % women in ministerial positions World Bank The Gender Data Portal is the World Bank Group’s comprehensive source for the latest sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics covering demography, education, health, economic opportunities, public life and decision-making, and agency 232
Power Political Stability World Bank Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 211
Population Totals by Country The World Bank, World Development Indicators http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.TOTL Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates. 210
Power Control of Corruption World Bank Control of Corruption: Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
Power Government Effectiveness World Bank Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
Power Regulatory Quality World Bank Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
Power Rule of Law World Bank Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
GDP Per Capita 2015 (Current US$) The World Bank, World Development Indicators http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.CD?view=chart GDP, current US$ 201
Pathways Years since any women received voting rights World Economic Forum The Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework for capturing the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress over time. The Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, education, health and political criteria, and provides country rankings that allow for effective comparisons across regions and income groups. The years are calculated to 2017. 194
Positions % women in lower houses of parliament IPU The PARLINE database contains information on the structure and working methods of 270 parliamentary chambers in all of the 193 countries where a national legislature exists. 193
Women in Parliaments Inter-Parliamentary Union, Women in National Parliaments http://www.ipu.org/wmn-e/classif.htm % women total, % women lower or single house, % women upper house or senate 190
Pathways Year women first granted suffrage at national level World Economic Forum The Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework for capturing the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress over time. The Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, education, health and political criteria, and provides country rankings that allow for effective comparisons across regions and income groups. 190
GDP 2015 The World Bank, World Development Indicators http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog/GDP-ranking-table Gross Domestic Product by country, 2015 totals in US dollars 189
Pathways Does the constitution contain a clause on equality? World Bank, WBL Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank Group project that collects data on gender inequality in the law. Since the launch of the Women Business and the Law 2016 report, data has been collected in additional economies. The World Bank website features data of 189 economies worldwide. 189
Pathways Does the law mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value? World Bank, WBL Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank Group project that collects data on gender inequality in the law. Since the launch of the Women Business and the Law 2016 report, data has been collected in additional economies. The World Bank website features data of 189 economies worldwide. 189
Pathways Does the law mandate nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring? World Bank, WBL Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank Group project that collects data on gender inequality in the law. Since the launch of the Women Business and the Law 2016 report, data has been collected in additional economies. The World Bank website features data of 189 economies worldwide. 189
Pathways Does the law mandate paid or unpaid maternity leave? World Bank, WBL Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank Group project that collects data on gender inequality in the law. Since the launch of the Women Business and the Law 2016 report, data has been collected in additional economies. The World Bank website features data of 189 economies worldwide. 189
Pathways Is there legislation on sexual harassment in employment? World Bank, WBL Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank Group project that collects data on gender inequality in the law. Since the launch of the Women Business and the Law 2016 report, data has been collected in additional economies. The World Bank website features data of 189 economies worldwide. 189