How 9 Countries Score on Women's Rights and the Environment

The Environment and Gender Index (EGI) monitors women's empowerment and gender equality in the environmental arena in 72 countries. This photo gallery shows how nine countries ranked.

The Environment and Gender Index (EGI), a project of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, monitors women's empowerment and gender equality in the environmental arena in 72 countries. The scoring system takes 27 variables into consideration. Here's how nine of the countries stack up.