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Pakistan

Ranking: 164 / 167 | Index Value: 0.46

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

Compared to 9 Other Countries in the South Asia Region

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Years refer to the date of WPS Index publication; data is the most recently available at the time of publication.

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Inclusion

Women’s Mean Years of Schooling

0 15 2017 3.8 Pakistan 3.7 2019 Best in Group 2019 Sri Lanka 10.3 Worst in Group 2019 Bhutan 1.7

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

0 100 Pakistan 24.2 2019 Best in Group 2019 Nepal 83.4 Worst in Group 2019 Iran 15

Women's Cellphone Use (%)

0 100 2017 32.6 Pakistan 34 2019 Best in Group 2019 Iran 93.6 Worst in Group 2019 Pakistan 34

Women's Financial Inclusion (%)

0 100 2017 3 Pakistan 7 2019 Best in Group 2019 Iran 91.6 Worst in Group 2019 Pakistan 7

Women's Share of Parliament Seats (%)

0 100 Pakistan 20 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Nepal 33.5 Worst in Group 2019 Maldives 4.7

Justice

Discriminatory Norms (%)

100 0 Pakistan 73 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Nepal 18 Worst in Group 2019 Pakistan 73

Son Bias (Male to female birth ratio)

1.2 0 Pakistan 1.09 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Bhutan 1.04 Worst in Group 2019 India 1.11

Legal Discrimination Against Women

84 0 2017 31 Pakistan 38 2019 Best in Group 2019 Bhutan 16 Worst in Group 2019 Iran 46

Security

Organized Violence (Battle Deaths per 100,000)

200 0 2017 1.82 Pakistan 0.43 2019 Best in Group 2019 Bhutan 0 Worst in Group 2019 Afghanistan 63.63

Women's Perception of Community Safety (%)

0 100 2017 50.8 Pakistan 63.2 2019 Best in Group 2019 Bangladesh 69.9 Worst in Group 2019 Afghanistan 12.2

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

100 0 Pakistan 14.5 2019 Best in Group 2019 Maldives 5.6 Worst in Group 2019 Afghanistan 46.1