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  • 1. Fig. 1
    WORLD TOUR!BEST & WORST PLACES TO BE A WOMAN
    By: Simon Anderson, Alioth Atkinson, Joey Limmena & James Woldring
  • 2. WEF Global Gender Gap Index
    International Organization
    Ranking System
    World-Wide
    134 Countries
  • 3. Calculations
    Four (4) Factors:a) Economicb) Educationc) Healthd) Political
    14 Different Variables
  • 4. IcelandBest Place to be a Woman
    Economic:a) 81.7% Workforce Participationb) 90.0% of Men’s Wagesc) Women over Men Obligated Hiring
    Education:a) 18.6 Years of Education Duration of Education for Females (18 Years for Males)
  • 5. Health:a) Healthy Life Expectancy of 72 Years (70.2 for Males)
    Politics:a) 2/9 of Supreme Court Members & 13/28 of District Court Judges are Womenb) Female-Friendly Policies
    IcelandBest Place to be a Woman
  • 6. Fig. 2: % of Women in Parliament
  • 7. Additional Information:a) Strip Club Banb) Lesbian Prime Ministerc) Equal Legal Rights
    IcelandBest Place to be a Woman
  • 8. Yemen Worst Place to be a Woman
    Economic:a) 75% Female Agriculture Participationb) Unlikely Bank Loans & Credit for Females e.g. 20,000 Male Borrowers vs. 2,000 Female Borrowers (2002-4)
    Education:a) 39% Literacy Rate for Females (78% for Males)
  • 9. Fig. 3: Graphical representation of the educational attainment by gender in Yemen
  • 10. Health:a) 7-8 Women die from Birth per Dayb) Infant Mortality Rate: 55.11 Deaths/1,000 Births
    Politics:a) 0.3% of Parliament are Women
    Yemen Worst Place to be a Woman
  • 11. Additional Information:a) Domestic Violence Against Women is Taken Lightlyb) Forced Marriages Stand Strongc) Difficult Divorcesd) Seclusion when Eating (Covering Faces)e) 48% of Women are Married Before 18
    Yemen Worst Place to be a Woman
  • 12. WEF GGGI vs. GII
    Gender Inequality Index measures:a) Labor Marketb) Empowermentc) Reproductive Health
    5 Indicators (WEF GGGI has 14)
    General vs. Specific?
  • 13. NetherlandsBest Place to be a Woman (GII)
    39% of women completed secondary education (highest qualification)
    Forbids discrimination of gender
    Voting rights granted in 1919
    The number of women in political decision-making has risen every election.(Note: Yemen is also the Worst for GII)
  • 14. Conclusion
    Yemen for the Worst Country
    Netherlands vs. Iceland for Best Country
    Most (Females) would say Netherlands
    More familiar
    More known
  • 15. Bibliography:
    Information:
    "Gender Equality in Iceland - wikigender.org." Wikigender. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2011. <http://wikigender.org/index.php/Gender_Equality_in_Iceland>.
    "Gender Equality in Yemen - wikigender.org." Wikigender. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2011. <http://www.wikigender.org/index.php/Gender_Equality_in_Yemen>.
    "Gender Equality in the Netherlands - wikigender.org."Wikigender. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2011. <http://www.wikigender.org/index.php/Gender_Equality_in_the_Netherlands>.
    "Looking into Girls' Education and Gender Equality in Yemen ." JICA Research Institute . N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2011. <http://jica-ri.jica.go.jp/topic/looking_into_girls_education_and_gender_equality_in_yemen.html>.
    "Global Gender Gap." World Economic Forum. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2011. <www.weforum.org/issues/global-gender-gap>.
    "Iceland: Health statistics - NationMaster.com."NationMaster - World Statistics, Country Comparisons. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2011. <http://www.nationmaster.com/red/country/ic-iceland/hea-health&all=1>.
    N/A. "Gender Equality in Iceland." Wiki Gender. OECD, 20 July 2011. Web. 25 Sept. 2011. <wikigender.org/index.php/Gender_Equality_in_Iceland>.
    "NationMaster - Icelandic Education statistics."NationMaster - World Statistics, Country Comparisons. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2011. <http://www.nationmaster.com/country/ic-iceland/edu-education>.
    U.S. Department of State (2006, March 6). Iceland. Retrieved September, 23, 2011, from http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2006/78817.htm
    The Nation (2011, February 21). The Most Feminist Place in the World. Retrieved September, 23, 2011 from http://www.thenation.com/article/158279/most-feminist-place-world
    The Guardian (2010, March 25). Iceland: the world’s most feminist country. Retrieved September, 23, 2011 from http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/mar/25/iceland-most-feminist-country
  • 16. Bibliography:
    Images:
    Figure 1: N/A. World Globe. N.d. N/A, N/A. PSD Graphics. Web. 25 Sept. 2011.
    Figure 2: N/A. Iceland Local Parliament. N.d. N/A, N/A. Wiki Gender. Web. 25 Sept. 2011.
    Figure 3: N/A. Yemen Gender Enrollment Rate. N.d. N/A, N/A.Wikimedia. Web. 26 Sept. 2011.