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Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

According to the table, primary education in Argentina is free and compulsory (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: CL-LAW-1

According to the table, the Argentine government does provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

According to the table, a woman in Argentina can legally apply for a passport and travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the table, female and male surviving spouses do have equal inheritance rights in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Argentina can legally travel outside of her own home and the country in the same way as a man (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the table, sons and daughters do have equal inheritance rights in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Argentina 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 not equal, but the mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

According to the table, there is no paid maternity leave available to women in Argentina 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 guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services and childcare payments are tax deductible, however, there is no paid parental leave (61). According to the table, parents in Argentina are not able to work flexibly (61). Working flexibly, such as working from home or taking partial...more
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

According to the table, a woman in Argentina 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 (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, there is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Argentine law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal, but the mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DV-LAW-1

According to the table, there is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

According to the table, a woman in Argentina can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to the table, women make up 41% of the total labor force in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

According to the table, there is no paid maternity leave available to women in Argentina 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 guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services and childcare payments are tax deductible, however, there is no paid parental leave (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

According to the table, the Argentine government does provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

According to the table, women in Argentina are not required to obey their husbands (61). According to the table, there is a separate property regime with spousal consent regarding who legally administers marital property (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

According to the table, Argentine law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not in education. There are no criminal penalties and no civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Argentina 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 staus is not prohibited in access to credit in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
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 (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Argentina can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GP-DATA-5

According to the table, Argentine law has established an anti-discrimination commission (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, women in Argentina 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 not equal, but the mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (61).
Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database and UNdata statistics (http://data.un.org/), the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 3.15 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 166 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 5,277,664 in that year.
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"38.9% of seats in the lower/single house of Argentina (100 out of 257 total seats) are held by women. 41.7% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Argentina (30 out of 72 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"17.4% of ministerial positions in Argentina (4 out of 23 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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