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Latest items for Azerbaijan

June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"16.9% of seats in the parliament of Azerbaijan are held by women" (para 4).
May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Georgia, Guyana, Honduras, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mauritania, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, China, D R Congo, Egypt, Ireland, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Palestine, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Uganda, Ukraine
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

1.0
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
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

0.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Mauritius, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

1.0
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

4.0
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Azerbaijan (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Azerbaijan provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Azerbaijan (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: GP-DATA-5

The law in Azerbaijan does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Azerbaijan can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Azerbaijan can legally travel outside of her own home and the country in the same way as a man (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Azerbaijan of at least 14 weeks. Women 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. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (63). Parents in Azerbaijan are not able to work flexibly (63). Working flexibly, such as working from home or taking partial days off to care for children, could be considered a childcare benefit (SLE-CODER COMMENT).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Azerbaijan (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan, but discrimination based on marital status is not (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

The law in Azerbaijan 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 (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Azerbaijan canot work the same night hours as men, or work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Azerbaijan can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman in Azerbaijan 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 (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Azerbaijan of at least 14 weeks. Women 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. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 49% of the total labor force in Azerbaijan (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Azerbaijan is free and compulsory (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Azerbaijan can legally apply for a passport and travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Azerbaijan are not required to obey their husbands (63). Both spouses must agree when determining who legally administers marital property (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Azerbaijan (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Azerbaijan can legally get a job in the same way as a man, but cannot work the same night hours as men (63). Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women also are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men nor work in the same industries as men (63). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Azerbaijan (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

The law in Azerbaijan 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 for sexual harassment in employment, but there are civil remedies (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Azerbaijan provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (63).