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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: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman in Cambodia can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Cambodia can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Cambodia can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Cambodia law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Cambodia of at least 14 weeks. Women do not receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% 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 not tax deductible (79). Parents in Cambodia are not able to work flexibly (79). 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).more
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Cambodia 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 (79). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 50% of the total labor force in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Cambodia law 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 (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

There are no laws designating head of household status in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Cambodia 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 Cambodia and so is discrimination based on marital status (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Cambodia of at least 14 weeks. Women do not receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% 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 not tax deductible (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Cambodia law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Cambodia is prohibited. There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment. There are criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are not civil remedies (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Cambodia is free and compulsory (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Cambodia can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Cambodia 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 (79). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Cambodia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Cambodia can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (79). A woman in Cambodia can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Cambodia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Cambodia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Cambodia (79).
March 15, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Cambodia are not legally required to obey their husbands (79). In Cambodia, when determining who legally administers marital property, both spouses must agree (79).
March 2, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: SUICIDE-PRACTICE-1

“High rates of domestic violence against women in Cambodia make [women] more vulnerable than men to mental health symptoms including anxiety, depression, and suicide attempts” (16).
March 2, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: SUICIDE-PRACTICE-1

“The survey offers evidence on the significant physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health consequences for women survivors of violence, including injuries and pain, suicide and miscarriage...the study, conducted in 2014-2015, collected information from a total of 3574 women between 15 and 64 years from across Cambodia who participated in face-to-face interviews” (para 5-6).