عنوان مقاله [English]
The article studies women situation in Iran and Turkey in terms of the main indicators of human development. Comparatively documentary and data analyzing, it attempts to answer how is the gender gap and what is the Gender Development Index in these two countries. To do this, human development with indicators such as education, health, economy and politic base on sex ratio were studied. Domestic data of Statistical Centre of Iran, Turkish Statistical Institute and international ones such as World Bank organization, human development reports and global gender gap report of world economic forum were referred.
Findings clarify that with the exception of determinants of Health indicator which are reported by and large similar situation; the situation of women politic and economic indicators in Turkey implies higher level of development in Turkey. This is somehow because of protective legal measures of state. Also it should be mentioned that significant improvement of education indicator among Iranian women is an issue which necessitates strategic management with taking to consideration other indicators of human development.