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Turkey

Ranking: 114 / 167 | Index Value: 0.661

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

Compared to 29 Other Countries in the Central and Eastern Europe and Central 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 7.2 Turkey 6.9 2019 Best in Group 2019 Estonia 14.1 Worst in Group 2019 Turkey 6.9

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

0 100 Turkey 30.3 2019 Best in Group 2019 Kazakhstan 65.9 Worst in Group 2019 Tajikistan 28.3

Women's Cellphone Use (%)

0 100 2017 90.4 Turkey 93.5 2019 Best in Group 2019 Slovenia 97.3 Worst in Group 2019 Uzbekistan 73.2

Women's Financial Inclusion (%)

0 100 2017 44.3 Turkey 54.3 2019 Best in Group 2019 Estonia 98.4 Worst in Group 2019 Azerbaijan 27.7

Women's Share of Parliament Seats (%)

0 100 2017 14.9 Turkey 17.4 2019 Best in Group 2019 Serbia 37.7 Worst in Group 2019 Ukraine 11.6

Justice

Discriminatory Norms (%)

100 0 Turkey 16 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Estonia 2 Worst in Group 2019 Uzbekistan 32

Son Bias (Male to female birth ratio)

1.2 0 Turkey 1.05 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Lithuania 1.05 Worst in Group 2019 Azerbaijan 1.13

Legal Discrimination Against Women

84 0 2017 22 Turkey 17 2019 Best in Group 2019 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 Worst in Group 2019 Uzbekistan 29

Security

Organized Violence (Battle Deaths per 100,000)

200 0 2017 0.34 Turkey 1.01 2019 Best in Group 2019 Belarus 0 Worst in Group 2019 Turkey 1.01

Women's Perception of Community Safety (%)

0 100 2017 49.9 Turkey 44.6 2019 Best in Group 2019 Slovenia 85.1 Worst in Group 2019 Ukraine 39.4

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

100 0 Turkey 11 2019 Best in Group 2019 Estonia 2 Worst in Group 2019 Tajikistan 19