is the means or rights to obtain services, products or commodities. The Women's Equality and Empowerment Framework identifies "access" as one the five levels of equality which are important in the process of women's development. Gender gaps in access to resources and services are one type of obstacle to women's development. Women's achievement of equality of access to resources and services as seen as an objective for women's equality, by the same token, women's mobilisation to achieve equality of access is an element of the process of empowerment.
The average population during a calendar year is generally calculated as the arithmetic mean of the population on 1 January of two consecutive years (it is also referred to as the mean population).
Includes all legally and illegally induced early foetal deaths. Excludes spontaneous abortions (miscarriages). Generally, data is only available for legal abortions.
Defined here as the number of abortions during a given year per 1 000 live births.
The number of children born alive to women aged 15-19 per 1 000 women aged 15-19.
Adult Education refers to all kinds of general and job-related education and training, organised, financed, or sponsored by authorities, provided by employers or self-financed.
Physical attack against the body of another person, including battery but excluding indecent/sexual assault.
Remuneration, usually in cash, paid to full time full year employees for work. Should relate to gross remuneration.