Afghanistan: Women political empowerment

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 Afghanistan

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.035
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.254
 Min - Max 0.035 - 0.553
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 0.254 index points with a minimum of 0.035 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 0.553 index points in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 0.035 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.729 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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Afghanistan - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures fundamental civil liberties, women’s open discussion of political issues and participation in civil society organizations, and the representation of women in formal political positions.


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 Electoral democracy index 0.082 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.028 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.019 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.025 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.019 2022 index points
 Government accountability -1.279 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.040 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.448 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.035 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.136 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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