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Latest items for Congo

March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2011-12 DHS survey of Congo, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 85.8%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 10.3%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 1%. The percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 7.7%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 6%. According to a 2009 AIS survey, the ...more
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Countries: Congo, Indonesia, Vietnam
Variables: LO-DATA-3

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 8% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Countries: Congo, Indonesia, Vietnam
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 8% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Benin, Bhutan, Burundi, Chile, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Malta, Nicaragua, Panama, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 18 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

11.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
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

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

7.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
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

4.0
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: 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

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

3.0