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Bahrain

Ranking: 97 / 170 | Index Value: 0.713

Bahrain’s Performance on the
Women, Peace, and Security Index

Compared to 16 Other Countries in the Middle East and North Africa Region

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Inclusion

Women’s Mean Years of Schooling

0 15 2017 12 Bahrain 10.4 2021 Best in Group 2021 United Arab Emirates 11.9 Worst in Group 2021 Yemen 2.9

Women's Employment (%) 2017 data is not available for this country

0 100 Bahrain 45.7 2021 Best in Group 2021 Qatar 58.6 Worst in Group 2021 Yemen 5.2

Women's Cellphone Use (%)

0 100 2017 99.7 Bahrain 99.8 2021 Best in Group 2021 Libya 100 Worst in Group 2021 Yemen 53.5

Women's Financial Inclusion (%)

0 100 2017 66.7 Bahrain 75.4 2021 Best in Group 2021 United Arab Emirates 76.4 Worst in Group 2021 Yemen 1.7

Women's Share of Parliament Seats (%)

0 100 2017 15 Bahrain 18.8 2021 Best in Group 2021 United Arab Emirates 50 Worst in Group 2021 Yemen 1

Justice

Discriminatory Norms (%)

100 0 Bahrain 22 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 United Arab Emirates 18 Worst in Group 2021 Iraq 53

Son Bias (Male to female birth ratio)

1.2 0 Bahrain 1.04 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Saudi Arabia 1.03 Worst in Group 2021 Iraq 1.07

Absence of Legal Discrimination Against Women

0 100 2017 35 Bahrain 55.6 2021 Best in Group 2021 United Arab Emirates 82.5 Worst in Group 2021 Palestine 26.3

Security

Organized Violence (Battle Deaths per 100,000)

200 0 Bahrain 0 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Bahrain 0 Worst in Group 2021 Libya 15.9

Women's Perception of Community Safety (%)

0 100 Bahrain 58.5 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 United Arab Emirates 98.5 Worst in Group 2021 Algeria 42.4

Current Intimate Partner Violence (%) 2017 data is not available for this country

100 0 Bahrain 18.1 2021 Best in Group 2021 Lebanon 8.9 Worst in Group 2021 Iraq 45.3