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Latest items for Central African Rep

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
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

4.0
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Central African Republic 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 Central African Republic and neither is discrimination based on marital status (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Central African Republic 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 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 not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Central African Republic 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. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Central African Republic law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Central African Republic can work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (80). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Central African Republic provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Central African Republic (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Central African Republic law does not mandate nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Central African Republic is not 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 no civil remedies (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Central African Republic cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Central African Republic (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Central African Republic are not legally required to obey their husbands (80). In Central African Republic, when determining who legally administers marital property, the law states that both spouses must agree (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Central African Republic provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Central African Republic (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Central African Republic can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (80). A woman in Central African Republic can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Central African Republic can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not 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 cannot work in the same industries as men (80). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Central African Republic (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Central African Republic (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Central African Republic can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Central African Republic can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Central African Republic (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Central African Republic (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Central African Republic is free and compulsory (80).
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Central African Republic 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 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 not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (80). Parents in Central African Republic are not able to work flexibly (80). Working flexibly, such as working from home or taking partial days off to care for children, could be considered a...more
March 22, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Central African Republic, there is an explicit restriction on a woman becoming head of household or head of family, e.g., a provision stating that only men or husbands can be so designated or that men lead or represent the family, or a male is designated as the default family member who receives the family book or equivalent document that is necessary for access to services (79). (80).
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
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Central African Rep
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"14% of ministerial positions in the Central African Republic (4 out of 28 total positions) are held by women"