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Latest items for Algeria

May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, China, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Niger, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
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

3.0
March 26, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

Algeria's net responses to the Global Gender equality attitude by YouGov with an average score of -11. Higher scores show progressive attitudes to gender equality (para 6).
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Algeria can legally travel outside of her own home and the country in the same way as a man (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

According to Algerian law, the original owner of any property legally administers said property in marriage (60). According to the table, women in Algeria are not required to obey their husbands (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

According to the table, a woman in Algeria can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Algeria cannot legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Algeria can legally sign a contract, register a business, and open a bank account in the same way as a man. Men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable property. Discrimination based on gender or marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Algeria (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

According to the table, primary education in Algeria is free and compulsory (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Algeria (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
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 (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

According to the table, the Algerian government does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to the table, women make up 18% of the total labor force in Algeria (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: CL-LAW-1

According to the table, the Algerian government does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are able to work in the same industries as men in Algeria. (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, women in Algeria cannot work the same night hours as men, or work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate in the same way as men, but can perform the same tasks at work as men. The ages at which men and women can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal, nor are the mandatory retirement ages for men and women equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

According to the table, there is paid maternity leave available to women in Algeria of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the first 14 weeks and the government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. Women are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services, however, there is no paid parental leave and childcare payments are not tax deductible (60). According to the table, parents in Algeria cannot work flexibly (60). Working flexibly, such as working from home or taking partial days off to care for children, could be considered a childcare benefit...more
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the table, female and male surviving spouses do not have equal inheritance rights (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

According to the table, a woman in Algeria cannot legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man, but she may sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Algeria can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men, or work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate in the same way as men, but can perform the same tasks at work and work in the same industries as men. The ages at which men and women can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal, nor are the mandatory retirement ages for men and women equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the table, sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: GP-DATA-5

According to the table, Algerian law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Algerian law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal, nor are the mandatory retirement ages for men and women equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: DV-LAW-1

According to the table, there is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Algeria (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

According to the table, Algerian law does not mandate nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers is not prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not in education. There are criminal penalties and no civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, there is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Algeria (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

According to the table, there is paid maternity leave available to women in Algeria of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the first 14 weeks and the government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. Women are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services, however, there is no paid parental leave and childcare payments are not tax deductible (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

According to the table, a woman in Algeria cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man, but she may legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (60).
Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Algeria criminalized domestic violence, including physical, psychological and economic violence" (p. 36).