Gender Related Development Index (GDI) and Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)


Table 1.1: Gender Related Development Index (GDI)


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Source: Human Development Indicators 2009 by United Nations Development Program

The Table 1.1 showed the GDI ranking of the seven countries which are Japan, Singapore, Colombia, Guatemala, Iran, Libya and Mali. Japan had the highest ranking in the GDI while Singapore ranked the second. The third goes to Libya which followed by Colombia. Iran is at the fifth and Guatemala ranked the second lowest. Mali got the lowest ranking among the seven countries in this research.


Table 1.2: Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)

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Source: Human Development Indicators 2009 by United Nations Development Program

The Table 1.2 showed the GEM ranking of the seven countries which are Japan, Singapore, Colombia, Guatemala, Iran, Libya and Mali. Singapore has the highest ranking in the GDI. The second went to Japan while the third is Colombia. Iran is the fourth which followed by Guatemala. Mali is ranked at the second lowest while Libya got the lowest ranking among the seven countries in this research.


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