*The gender parity score of essential services and enablers of economic opportunity includes the unmet need for family planning, maternal mortality, education, financial inclusion, and digital inclusion.
** The gender parity score of legal protection and political voice includes the political representation and a legal protection index (including, for example, legislation protecting against domestic violence, providing equal inheritance rights and paternity or parental leave, and mandating non-discrimination in hiring.
***The gender parity score of physical security and autonomy includes the sex ratio at birth, child marriage, and violence against women.
Gender Parity Scores (GPS) are made up of 15 indicators of gender equality in work and society, weighted equally. GPS runs from 0 (no gender equality) to 1.0 (parity); for instance, a 0.95 ratio represents 5 percent distance from gender parity. GPS categories: extremely high: 0-0.5; high: 0.5-0.75; medium: 0.75-0.95; low: 0.95-1.