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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
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Albania (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

According to the table, the law in Albania mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers is prohibited. There is also legislation on sexual harassment in employment and education. There are no criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are civil remedies. (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According the table, women can work the same night hours as men and work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous or morally inappropriate in the same way as men, but 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. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database, the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 0.63 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 4 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 639,351 in that year.
Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Albania introduced 3 days of paid paternity leave. The new labor code also mandates equal remuneration for men and women who do work of equal value" (p. 36). "Albania’s new labor code also guarantees that after maternity leave, employees can return to their job or to an equivalent job on terms that are no less favorable than before the leave" (p. 36).
Feb. 8, 2019, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"Albania’s new labor code also guarantees that after maternity leave, employees can return to their job or to an equivalent job on terms that are no less favorable than before the leave" (p. 36).
Feb. 8, 2019, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The new labor code also mandates equal remuneration for men and women who do work of equal value" (p. 36).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"22.9% of seats in the lower/single house of Albania (32 out of 140 total seats) are held by women"