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Latest items for Angola

Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the table, female and male surviving spouses do have equal inheritance rights in Angola (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, women in Angola can work the same night hours as men, but are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate, or perform the same tasks at work as men. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

According to the table, a woman in Angola can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man and sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: CL-LAW-1

According to the table, the Angolan government does 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: Angola
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Angolan law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

According to the table, Angolan law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers is prohibited. There is no legislation on sexual harassment in employment or education. There are no criminal penalties and no civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the table, sons and daughters do have equal inheritance rights in Angola (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

According to the table, primary education in Angola is free and compulsory (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
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: Angola
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

According to the table, a woman in Angola can legally apply for a passport and travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Angola can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Angola. (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

According to the table, there is no paid maternity leave available to women in Angola of at least 14 weeks. Women do receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their leave if it is less than 14 weeks and the government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. Mothers are not 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: Angola
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Angola (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: GP-DATA-5

According to the table, Angolan law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

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

According to the table, a woman in Angola 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 is prohibited in access to credit in Angola, but discrimination based on marital status is not (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Angola 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: Angola
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

According to the table, there is no paid maternity leave available to women in Angola of at least 14 weeks. Women do receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their leave if it is less than 14 weeks and the government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. Mothers are not 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 Angola are able to work flexibly (60). Working flexibly, such as working from home or taking...more
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

According to the table, the Angolan government does 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: Angola
Variables: DV-LAW-1

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

According to the table, women in Angola are not required to obey their husbands (60). According to the table, both spouses must agree on who legally administers marital property (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to the table, women make up 50% of the total labor force in Angola (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Angola can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men, but are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate, perform the same tasks at work, or work in the same industries as men. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, there is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Angola (60).
Feb. 8, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-2

"Angola increased the number of legal restrictions on women’s work" (p. 36).
Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Additionally, Angola now prohibits discrimination by creditors in financial transactions based on gender" (p. 36).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"38.2% of the seats in the lower/single house of Angola (84 out of 220 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"22.2% of ministerial positions in Angola (8 out of 36 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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