GENDER STATISTICS PROGRAMME (GSP) - GENDER INDICATORS FOR THE ARAB
Progress toward gender equality and women's empowerment can be
measured using various statistics and indicators.
Some indicators for tracking progress towards gender equality have
been compiled into country profiles for several Arab countries.
These indicators pertain to population structure, health, literacy,
education, employment and public life participation.
The data in the country profiles were collected from a variety of
sources including the ESCWA Social Statistics Datasets and the
databases of UNESCO
Insitutute for Statistics (UIS), International Labour
Office (ILO), and the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU). The data are for the latest year
are derived from the ESCWA Social Statistics Database.