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April 9, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"'You're very pretty, beautiful. He told me he wanted to have something with me and that could lead me to greater things in soccer' That's how Laura's story on sexual and work harassment she was victim of begins. Coaches Didier Luna and Sigifredo Alonso are appereantly involved. All the events occurred during the preparation process of the women's soccer team to face the U-17 World Cup that took place in Uruguay, in November of last year" (para 1). "The first victim, out of two women who denounced in the article, assured that the Coach [Luna] proposed things outside their work relationship (...) The soccer player refused and in that moment...more
April 9, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: SRACE-PRACTICE-1

"'You're very pretty, beautiful. He told me he wanted to have something with me and that could lead me to greater things in soccer'" That's how Laura's story on sexual and work harassment she was victim of begins. Coaches Didier Luna and Sigifredo Alonso are appereantly involved. All the events occurred during the preparation process of the women's soccer team to face the U-17 World Cup that took place in Uruguay, in November of last year (para 1). "Last Monday, Isabella Echeverri and Melissa Ortiz shared a video where they denounce that the Soccer Fedaration stopped covering travel expenses, gabe them old and used uniforms and, likewise, refused to buy...more
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: 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, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Colombia (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Colombia (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Colombia 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 not equal (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Colombia 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 pension benefits are not equal (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Colombia 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 pension benefits are not equal (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Colombia, there is no legislation designating head of household status (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Colombia 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 supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (76). Parents in Colombia 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 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Colombia (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Colombia (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Colombia (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Colombia is free and compulsory (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Colombia can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Colombia are not legally required to obey their husbands (76). In Colombia, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Colombia can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 43% of the total labor force in Colombia (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Colombia (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Colombia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Colombia 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 Colombia and neither is discrimination based on marital status (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Colombia law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Colombia 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 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Colombia law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Colombia can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (76). A woman in Colombia can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Colombia 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 supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (76).
March 22, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Colombia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (76).