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April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Burma/Myanmar, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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March 9, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

“There were 582 suicide attempts among young Albanians in 2006–2012...According to the cases studied, the statistical data (Tab. 1/Graph. 1) show that there are more females that males attempting to commit suicide, for both the age groups included in the study, with an important statistical variation of (p<0.001) in all years...In our study in both analyzed group ages it was shown that during 2006–2012 the number of females that attempted suicide was higher as compared to males, with a significant statistical variance (p<0.001). Lifetime estimates of suicide attempts among adolescents range from 1.3– 3.8% in males and 1.5–10.1% in females, with higher rates in females than males in the older...more
Feb. 28, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Albania had taken a series of measures to improve its legal framework, and had amended its Criminal Code in 2012 and 2013 to criminalize domestic violence and marital rape, which showed that the Albanian society changed its perception of those crimes, which until few years earlier had been considered a taboo" (para 9)
Feb. 28, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Law No 144/2013, dated 2.5.2013 'On some addenda and amendments to Law No 7895, date 27.01.1995 'On the Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania', as amended: Recent amendments to the Criminal Code criminalised forced sexual intercourse with adults or husband/partner without their consent, making it punishable from 3 to 10 years in prison" (12)
Feb. 28, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Article 102: Sexual assault by use of force with mature/adult women: (Paragraph I, II changed by Law No.8733, dated 24.01.2001 and Article 17; the first paragraph changes by Law No.144, dated 02.05.2013, Article 21) Engagement in sexual activity by use of force with adult females or between spouses or cohabitants, without the consent of either of them, shall be punishable by three to ten years imprisonment" (52)
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

According to the table, primary education in Albania is free and compulsory (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, women in Albania are legally able to travel outside the country in the same way as a man (59). According to the table, women in Albania are legally able to travel outside their homes in the same way as a man (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: CL-LAW-1

According to the table, the law in Albania provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as unpaid caretaking of the elderly and handicapped (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, women in Albania are legally able to apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

According to the table, a woman in Albania is able to choose where she lives in the same way as a man (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women in Albania are able to work in the same industries as men (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the table, female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

According to the table, there is no paid parental leave in Albania, but there is paid maternity leave of at least 14 weeks available to women. Mothers receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the first 14 weeks and are guaranteed an equivalent position upon their return to work. Payments for childcare are not tax deductible. The govenment in Albania pays 100% of the maternity leave benefits as well as supporting or providing childcare services (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

According to the table, wives in Albania are not required to obey their husbands (59). According to the table, in Albania, both spouses must agree on who legally administers martial property (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: GP-DATA-5

According to the table, the law in Albania establishes an anti-discrimination commission (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

According to the table, women in Albania are legally able to apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man, without the permission of her husband or other male relatives (59). According to the table, a woman in Albania is legally able to sign a contract in the same way as a man, without the permission of her husband or other male relatives (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

According to the table, women in Albania are legally able to apply for a passport and travel outside the country in the same way as a man (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

According to the table, the law in Albania provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as childcare (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, the law in Albania mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value (59). According to the table, the ages at which men and women in Albania can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Albania is legally able to sign a contract, register a business, and open a bank account in the same way as a man. Women and men have equal ownership rights to immovable property. Discrimination based on gender or marital status is prohibited in access to credit (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

According to the table, a woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, there is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Albania (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DV-LAW-1

According to the table, there is legislation specifically address domestic violence in Albania (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

According to the table, women in Albania are legally able to get a job in the same way as a man (59). According the table, women can work the same night hours as men, work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous or morally inappropriate in the same way as men, and work in the same industries as men. However, they are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (59). According to the table, the ages at which men and women in Albania can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the table, sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to the table, 42% of the total labor force in Albania is female (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

According to the table, parents in Albania are not able to work flexibly (59). Working flexibly, or having the ability to work from home or take partial days off for childcare, could be considered a type of childcare benefit (SLE-CODER COMMENT). According to the table, there is no paid parental leave in Albania, but there is paid maternity leave of at least 14 weeks available to women. Mothers receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the first 14 weeks and are guaranteed an equivalent position upon their return to work. Payments for childcare are not tax deductible. The govenment in Albania pays 100% of the maternity leave benefits as...more