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Latest items for Bulgaria

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

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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: Bulgaria, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Bulgaria 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 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 not tax deductible (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

There are no laws designating head of household status in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Bulgaria law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Bulgaria is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment. There are no criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are civil remedies (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Bulgaria can work the same night hours as men. Women can work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men (77). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are not equal (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Bulgaria can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Bulgaria law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are not equal (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Bulgaria provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Bulgaria cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Bulgaria is free and compulsory (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Bulgaria 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 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 not tax deductible (77). Parents in Bulgaria are not able to work flexibly (77). 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, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman in Bulgaria can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Bulgaria can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Bulgaria can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Bulgaria 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 able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (77). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are not equal (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Bulgaria can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (77). A woman in Bulgaria can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Bulgaria provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 46% of the total labor force in Bulgaria (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Bulgaria are not legally required to obey their husbands (77). In Bulgaria, when determining who legally administers marital property, both spouses must agree (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (77).
March 15, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Bulgaria law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (77).