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Latest items for Azerbaijan

July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"There was one female member in the cabinet" (p. 26).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"Female members of the National Assembly and the head of the State Committee for Family, Women, and Children Affairs (SCFWCA) continued their activities against domestic violence" (p. 30).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Recruitment of minors for prostitution (involving a minor in immoral acts) is punishable by up to eight years in prison" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Spousal rape is also illegal, but observers stated police did not effectively investigate such claims" (p. 30).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"The gender ratio of children born in the country in 2016 was 111 boys for 100 girls" (p. 30).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Rape is illegal and carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison" (p. 30).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: MARR-LAW-5

"Girls who married under the terms of religious marriage contracts were of particular concern, since these were not subject to government oversight and do not entitle the wife to recognition of her status in case of divorce" (p. 30).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"The law prohibits pornography; its production, distribution, or advertisement is punishable by three years’ imprisonment" (p. 31 - 32).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"While education was compulsory, free, and universal until the age of 17, large families in impoverished rural areas sometimes placed a higher priority on the education of boys and kept girls in the home to work" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: MARR-LAW-1

"The law establishes fines of 3,000 to 4,000 manat ($1,750 to $2,340) or imprisonment for up to four years for conviction of the crime of forced marriage with underage children" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"According to the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan, in 2016 the average monthly salary for women was 317 manat ($185), while the average monthly salary for men was 630 manat ($368)" (p. 37).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Children derive citizenship by birth within the country or from their parents" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"Education was compulsory, free, and universal until the age of 17" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The government provided limited protection to women who were victims of assault. The government and an independent NGO each ran a shelter providing assistance and counseling to victims of trafficking and domestic violence" (p. 30).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1, IIP-LAW-2

"The government rarely enforced the prohibition of sexual harassment. The SCFWCA worked extensively to organize and host several conferences that raised awareness of sexual harassment and domestic violence" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The law establishes a framework for the investigation of domestic violence complaints, defines a process to issue restraining orders, and calls for the establishment of a shelter and rehabilitation center for survivors" (p. 30).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The law provides that a girl may marry at the age of 18 or at 17 with local authorities’ permission. The law further states a boy may marry at the age of 18" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 31).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"16.8 percent of members of the parliament were women" (p. 26).
July 1, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"Rape is illegal and carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison" (p. 30). "Statutory rape is punishable by up to three years’ imprisonment" (p. 32).
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).