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Latest items for Belgium

Oct. 6, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Netherlands
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria have all imposed some restrictions on the wearing of full-face veils in public places" (para 4).
Oct. 2, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, France
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Rachid Nekkaz, French-Algerian businessman and political activist, has pledged to pay all fines imposed on women wearing full face veils in Austria. He has spent $350,000 covering similar fines in Belgium and France, Nekkaz told Austrian broadcaster Servus TV" (para 15).
Oct. 2, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Switzerland
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"People who obscure their face in public can be fined $175. Similar laws are in force or about to go into effect in Belgium, Bulgaria, France and Switzerland. Germany has a partial ban on face coverings that applies only when driving" (para 8).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Aug. 31, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"It should be pointed out that marital rape and rape involving persons of the same sex are offences under the Act of 4 July 1989 which amended certain provisions relating to the offence of rape" (20)
Aug. 31, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal, and the government prosecuted such cases" (p 55)
Aug. 30, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"The Law does not discriminate against women in respect to ownership of secure access to land. No data on women’s access to and ownership of land was found. The Law does not discriminate against women in respect to ownership of or secure access to non-land assets, including property." This information is from the World Bank, 2011. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: LO-DATA-1

"In Belgium in 2011, 95.3% of men and 97.18% of women aged 15 years or older hold bank accounts at a formal financial institution"
Aug. 30, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"No data on women’s access to and ownership of land was found. There is no evidence that there is any discrimination against women in respect to access to financial services." This data is from the World Bank, 2011. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, New Zealand, United Kingdom
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

“Most OECD countries fall within this [11 to 24 percent] range, with Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, New Zealand and the United Kingdom having no less than one-fifth of their children living with a single parent, again typically a lone mother” (para 7).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

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