Key charts on Development

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All development indicators

Below you will find a short selection of indicators from the OECD Development Centre’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI), and from the Development Co-operation Directorate using the gender equality policy marker on aid projects. Browse the SIGI website for more indicators on the four dimensions of discriminatory social institutions: discrimination in the family, restricted physical integrity, restricted access to productive and financial resources, and restricted civil liberties.



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Attitudes towards violence against women, % of women who agree that a partner is justified in beating his partner under certain circumstances

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Early marriage, % of women married between 15 and 19 years

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Female genital mutilation, % of women who have undergone any type of female genital mutilation



Land titles owned by women, % of agricultural holdings headed by women



Women Political Voice, % of women in national parliaments

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Aid projects targeting gender equality and women empowerment (DAC), in USD millions

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The OECD/DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) is the only international forum where experts from development co-operation agencies meet to define common approaches in support of gender equality and women's rights.

The OECD Development Centre’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a cross-country measure of discrimination against women in social institutions across 180 countries.

Wikigender is an online platform to share research, data and solutions to advance gender equality.