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Latest items for Congo

Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 31, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal; however, the government did not effectively enforce the law" (p 80)
Aug. 31, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal; however, the government did not effectively enforce the law. The law prescribes five to 10 years in prison for violators. However, according to local women's groups, the penalties for rape could be as little as several months and rarely more than three years' imprisonment, despite what the law says" (p 84)
Aug. 30, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LO-LAW-1

“There is no legal discrimination against women in regard to access to property other than land...They have access to land through three main channels: i) matrilineal or patrilineal filiations (most often, the head of the lineage is a man and the filiation patrilineal, but it is possible to choose to allocate the land to a woman.); ii) marriage (at the husband’s request, the head of the lineage may allocate land to the wife); or iii) rent and purchase" (211)
Aug. 29, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

“Congolese women often face practical difficulties in regard to access to bank loans. The banking sector has a rather rigid approach to giving loans to women, in part due to their lack of training in management and bookkeeping" (211)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

99.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

99.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: IIP-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

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