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Latest items for Comoros

April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Brunei, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Georgia, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Comoros (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 42% of the total labor force in Comoros (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Comoros cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Comoros can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (77). A woman in Comoros can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Comoros 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).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Comoros (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Comoros law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Comoros 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 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 not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (77). Parents in Comoros 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).more
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Comoros (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Comoros law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Comoros is prohibited. There is no 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 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Comoros can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Comoros (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Comoros does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Comoros, 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 (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Comoros are not legally required to obey their husbands (77). In Comoros, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Comoros is free and compulsory (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Comoros 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 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 not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Comoros can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights in Comoros (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Comoros 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 Comoros and neither is discrimination based on marital status (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses do not have equal inheritance rights in Comoros (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Comoros law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Comoros does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (77).
March 22, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Comoros cannot 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).
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
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"6.1% of seats in the lower/single house of Comoros (2 out of 33 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"0.0% of ministerial positions in Comoros (0 out of 10 total positions) are held by women"