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59 Uruguay 60 Chile 61 Botswana 62 Belize 63 Malta 64 Korea (Republic of) 65 Malaysia 66 Saint Lucia 67 Bolivia 68 Romania 69 Colombia 70 Brazil 71 Russian Federation 72 Ethiopia 73 Thailand 74 Kazakhstan 75 Ukraine 76 Maldives 77 Mongolia 78 Paraguay 79 Georgia 80 Oman 81 Bangladesh 82 Pakistan 83 Cambodia 84 Qatar 85 Sri Lanka 86 Nepal 87 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 88 Morocco 89 Kyrgyzstan 90 Turkey 91 Egypt 92 Saudi Arabia 93 Yemen GEM ranks for 93 countries TABLE 29 160 Guinea .. .. 19.3 .. .. 0.69 161 Rwanda .. .. 45.3 .. .. 0.74 162 Angola .. .. 15.0 .. .. 0.62 163 Benin .. .. 8.4 .. .. 0.47 164 Malawi .. .. 13.6 .. .. 0.73 165 Zambia .. .. 14.6 .. .. 0.55 166 Côte d’Ivoire .. .. 8.5 .. .. 0.32 167 Burundi .. .. 31.7 .. .. 0.77 168 Congo (Democratic Republic of the) .. .. 7.7 .. .. 0.52 169 Ethiopia 72 0.477 21.4 20 30 0.60 170 Chad .. .. 6.5 .. .. 0.65 171 Central African Republic .. .. 10.5 .. .. 0.61 172 Mozambique .. .. 34.8 .. .. 0.81 173 Mali .. .. 10.2 .. .. 0.68 174 Niger .. .. 12.4 .. .. 0.57 175 Guinea-Bissau .. .. 14.0 .. .. 0.51 176 Burkina Faso .. .. 11.7 .. .. 0.66 177 Sierra Leone .. .. 14.5 .. .. 0.45
Year women received right a Year fi rst woman elected (E) or appointed (A) to parliament Women in government at ministerial level (% of total) b 2005 MDG Seats in parliament held by women (% of total) c Lower or single house Upper house or senate 2007 To vote To stand for election HDI rank 1990 2007 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2007/2008 343 Human development indicators TABLE 33 . . . and achieving equality for all women and men Women’s political participation HIGH HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 1 Iceland 1915, 1920 1915, 1920 1922 E 27.3 20.6 31.7 2 Norway 1913 1907, 1913 1911 A 44.4 35.8 37.9 3 Australia 1902, 1962 1902, 1962 1943 E 20.0 6.1 24.7 35.5 4 Canada 1917, 1960 1920, 1960 1921 E 23.1 13.3 20.8 35.0 5 Ireland 1918, 1928 1918, 1928 1918 E 21.4 7.8 13.3 16.7 6 Sweden 1919, 1921 1919, 1921 1921 E 52.4 38.4 47.3 7 Switzerland 1971 1971 1971 E 14.3 14.0 25.0 23.9 8 Japan 1945, 1947 1945, 1947 1946 E 12.5 1.4 9.4 14.5 9 Netherlands 1919 1917 1918 E 36.0 21.3 36.7 34.7 10 France 1944 1944 1945 E 17.6 6.9 12.2 16.9 11 Finland 1906 1906 1907 E 47.1 31.5 42.0 12 United States 1920, 1965 1788 d 1917 E 14.3 6.6 16.3 16.0 13 Spain 1931 1931 1931 E 50.0 14.6 36.0 23.2 14 Denmark 1915 1915 1918 E 33.3 30.7 36.9 15 Austria 1918 1918 1919 E 35.3 11.5 32.2 27.4 16 United Kingdom 1918, 1928 1918, 1928 1918 E 28.6 6.3 19.7 18.9 17 Belgium 1919, 1948 1921 1921 A 21.4 8.5 34.7 38.0 18 Luxembourg 1919 1919 1919 E 14.3 13.3 23.3 19 New Zealand 1893 1919 1933 E 23.1 14.4 32.2 20 Italy 1945 1945 1946 E 8.3 12.9 17.3 13.7 21 Hong Kong, China (SAR) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 22 Germany 1918 1918 1919 E 46.2 .. 31.6 21.7 23 Israel 1948 1948 1949 E 16.7 6.7 14.2 24 Greece 1952 1952 1952 E 5.6 6.7 13.0 25 Singapore 1947 1947 1963 E 0.0 4.9 24.5 26 Korea (Republic of) 1948 1948 1948 E 5.6 2.0 13.4 27 Slovenia 1946 1946 1992 E e 6.3 .. 12.2 7.5 28 Cyprus 1960 1960 1963 E 0.0 1.8 14.3 29 Portugal 1931, 1976 1931, 1976 1934 E 16.7 7.6 21.3 30 Brunei Darussalam 9.1 .. f .. f .. f 31 Barbados 1950 1950 1966 A 29.4 3.7 13.3 23.8 32 Czech Republic 1920 1920 1992 E e 11.1 .. 15.5 14.8 33 Kuwait 2005 2005 2005 A 0.0 .. 3.1 g 34 Malta 1947 1947 1966 E 15.4 2.9 9.2 35 Qatar 2003 h .. .. 7.7 .. 0.0 36 Hungary 1918, 1945 1918, 1945 1920 E 11.8 20.7 10.4 37 Poland 1918 1918 1919 E 5.9 13.5 20.4 13.0 38 Argentina 1947 1947 1951 E 8.3 6.3 35.0 43.1 39 United Arab Emirates 5.6 0.0 22.5 40 Chile 1949 1949 1951 E 16.7 .. 15.0 5.3 41 Bahrain 1973, 2002 1973, 2002 2002 A 8.7 .. 2.5 25.0 42 Slovakia 1920 1920 1992 E e 0.0 .. 19.3 43 Lithuania 1919 1919 1920 A 15.4 .. 24.8 44 Estonia 1918 1918 1919 E 15.4 .. 21.8 45 Latvia 1918 1918 .. 23.5 .. 19.0 46 Uruguay 1932 1932 1942 E 0.0 6.1 11.1 9.7 47 Croatia 1945 1945 1992 E e 33.3 .. 21.7 48 Costa Rica 1949 1949 1953 E 25.0 10.5 38.6 49 Bahamas 1961, 1964 1961, 1964 1977 A 26.7 4.1 12.2 53.8 50 Seychelles 1948 1948 1976 E+A 12.5 16.0 23.5 51 Cuba 1934 1934 1940 E 16.2 33.9 36.0 52 Mexico 1947 1953 1952 A 9.4 12.0 22.6 17.2 53 Bulgaria 1937, 1945 1945 1945 E 23.8 21.0 22.1
Year women received right a Year fi rst woman elected (E) or appointed (A) to parliament Women in government at ministerial level (% of total) b 2005 MDG Seats in parliament held by women (% of total) c Lower or single house Upper house or senate 2007 To vote To stand for election HDI rank 1990 2007 344 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT

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