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May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, China, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Niger, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
May 2, 2019, 3 p.m.
Countries: Brazil, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Venezuela
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Table 1 in page 10 shows the a comparative perspective for political empowerment Rank for Guyana, Brazil, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. Brazil was ranked 114 out of 135 un 2011, 72 out of 135 in 2012, 68 out of 136 in 2013, 74 out of 142 in 2014, 89 out of 145 in 2015. It's overall rank is 85. Guyana was ranked 28 out of 135 in 2011, 32 out of 135 in 2012, 33 out of 136 in 2013, 34 out of 142 in 2014, 37 out of 145 in 2015. It's overall rank is 66. Suriname was ranked 95 out of 135 in 2011, 107 out...more
May 1, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United States
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-3

2.0
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: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Iraq, Mexico, Moldova, South Africa, United States, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

4.0
April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Iraq, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Panama, Paraguay, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, United States, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

2.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Burma/Myanmar, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

3.0
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
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Brazil can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (76). A woman in Brazil can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Brazil law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Brazil law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are not equal (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

There are no laws designating head of household status in Brazil (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Brazil (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Brazil is free and compulsory (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Brazil are not legally required to obey their husbands (76). In Brazil, when determining who legally administers marital property, both spouses must agree (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Brazil (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Brazil of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government does support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are tax deductible (76). Parents in Brazil are not able to work flexibly (76). 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).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Brazil (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Brazil can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (76). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are not equal (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Brazil can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Brazil 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 not prohibited in access to credit in Brazil and neither is discrimination based on marital status (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Brazil can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Brazil provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Brazil provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 43% of the total labor force in Brazil (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Brazil law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Brazil is prohibited. There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Brazil (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Brazil (76).
March 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Brazil can work the same night hours as men. Women can work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (76). The ages at which women and men can retire with full and partial pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are not equal (76).