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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: Argentina, Armenia, Brunei, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Georgia, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
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, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

According to the table, Armenian law has established an anti-discrimination commission (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

According to the table, a woman in Armenia can legally apply for a passport and travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Armenia can legally travel outside of her own home and the country in the same way as a man (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

According to the table, a woman in Armenia 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 (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Armenia 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 Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are able to work in the same industries as men in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

According to the table, the Armenian government does provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, women in Armenia can work the same night hours as men, work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate, and perform the same tasks at work as men. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

According to the table, Armenian 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 (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, a woman in Armenia can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to the table, women make up 47% of the total labor force in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Armenian law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: CL-LAW-1

According to the table, the Armenian government does provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

According to the table, women in Armenia are not required to obey their husbands (62). According to the table, both spouses must agree regarding who legally administers marital property in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

According to the table, there is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

According to the table, there is paid maternity leave available to women in Armenia of at least 14 weeks. Women do receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave 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, but childcare payments are tax deductible and there is no paid parental leave (62). According to the table, parents in Armenia are able to work flexibly (62). Working flexibly, such as working from home or taking partial days off to care for children, could be...more
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

According to the table, a woman in Armenia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

According to the table, a woman in Armenia can legally get a job in the same way as a man, work the same night hours as men, work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate, 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 pension benefits are equal (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the table, sons and daughters do have equal inheritance rights in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the table, female and male surviving spouses do have equal inheritance rights in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
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 (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

According to the table, primary education in Armenia is free and compulsory (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

According to the table, there is paid maternity leave available to women in Armenia of at least 14 weeks. Women do receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave 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, but childcare payments are tax deductible and there is no paid parental leave (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

According to the table, there is no legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Armenia (62).
Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
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 2009 was 0.39 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 3 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 775,591 in that year.