GenTRACK Arab States

GenTRACK is a data visualization tool that highlights the situation of women and girls across Arab States.

GenTRACK consists of 194 gender indicators across four thematic areas and eight sub-themes. Data is available for 17 countries and territories over the period 2000 - 2022.

GenTRACK allows development specialists, decision makers, and the public to analyze gender-related indicators via maps, charts, tables and country snapshots.

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The GenTRACK Goals


Better access to data

Improve access to gender data and trend analysis through easy to use visualisations for various audiences


Greater understanding

Better understand enablers and inhibitors that impact the situation of women and girls in each country in the region, and over time


Greater transparency

Create transparency to drive positive changes for women and girls in Arab States.

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Country Snapshots

View the country snapshots to learn more about data related to specific countries.


About the Data

Credible Sources

The platform includes a total of 194 gender-related time-series indicators by country, over time. The platform leverages indicators from nine credible global datasets and indices, which include the World Bank, the United Nations Statistics Division and Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, the Varieties of Democracy Index, the International Labor Organization, and others.


The platform reports on data from 17 countries from the Arab States region, as per the UN Women’s coverage from its office in Cairo that includes: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Yemen.

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The platform presents indicators grouped under the four core key thematic areas of focus:

  • Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) - 144 indicators
  • Gender and Governance (GG) - 35 indicators
  • Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) - 26 indicators
  • Women, Peace and Security (WPS) - upcoming
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Data Availability

Data and results for indicators are not uniform across countries, themes and time. For some indicators and countries, data is available as far back as 1965, and for most others, data is sparse. As a result, GenTRACK reports only on data since 2000.


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