Lesotho: Women political empowerment

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 Lesotho

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.825
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.616
 Min - Max 0.363 - 0.825
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 0.616 index points with a minimum of 0.363 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.825 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.825 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
Lesotho - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - 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 0.641 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.504 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.401 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.493 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.505 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.128 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.821 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.527 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.825 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.761 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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