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Aug. 18, 2019, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"The government continued to distribute materials from the 'If You Are a Man, You Will Not Buy a Woman' anti-prostitution campaign" (170).
Aug. 18, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: CWC-DATA-3, CWC-DATA-4

"While the government denied allegations of police abuse against migrants, international organizations criticized the government for violent pushbacks of illegal migrants, and civil society reported border police assaulted and harassed migrants, including vulnerable persons such as asylum seekers, children, persons with disabilities, and pregnant women, which strongly discouraged victims from self-identifying or cooperating with authorities" (169).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The minimum age for consensual sex is 15" (p.13).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The 2014 report of the ombudsman for gender equality estimated that women earned 10 percent less than men. In addition, salaries were much lower in occupations filled mostly by women, while men more often filled higher-paying management positions" (p. 19).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"The law prohibits commercial sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and authorities enforced the law. The Ministry of the Interior conducted investigative programs and worked with international partners to combat child pornography. The ministry operated a website known as Red Button for the public to report child pornography to police" (p. 13).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"Conviction of domestic violence is punishable by up to three years imprisonment" (p. 12).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, DV-PRACTICE-1

"Police and prosecutors were generally responsive to crimes and accusations associated with domestic violence and rape, but there were isolated reports that local police departments did not consistently adhere to national guidelines regarding the treatment of victims of sexual assault" (p. 12).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"The government committed to receive 1,583 refugees and asylum seekers (1,433 under the EU relocation scheme and 150 under the EU resettlement scheme). In November the country received 40 Syrian refugees from Turkey, the first of 150 Syrian refugees the country committed to receive under the EU resettlement scheme" (para. 9).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-1

"Citizenship is derived by birth in the country’s territory or from at least one parent who is a citizen" (p. 13).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"The ombudsman for gender equality reported that women, regardless of education level, were more likely than men to lose their jobs. According to the ombudsman, government inspections were ineffective in uncovering and sanctioning employer violations" (p. 19).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-2, LRCM-LAW-2

"Conviction of rape, including spousal rape, is punishable by up to 15 years imprisonment" (p. 12).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2, IIP-LAW-2

"The law provides a maximum prison sentence of one year for conviction of sexual harassment" (p. 13).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal minimum age for marriage is 18; children older than 16 may marry with a judge’s written consent" (p. 13).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"The law requires that the “less represented gender” make up at least 40 percent of candidates on a party’s candidate list, with violations punishable by a fine. This law applied to local elections for the first time in May… The law stipulates fines of between 20,000 to 50,000 kuna ($3,100 to $7,700) per electoral list against parties not meeting the threshold at the third regular election following the entry of force of the law, which was considered to be the May local elections. There were no reports of fines being imposed on political parties during the year" (p. 10).
May 21, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 13).
May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Georgia, Guyana, Honduras, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mauritania, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
May 1, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United States
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-3

2.0
May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belize, Bolivia, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malta, Moldova, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, United States
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

0.0
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

1.0
April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

0.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Mauritius, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

1.0
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Croatia (79).
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Croatia 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 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 (79). Parents in Croatia are not able to work flexibly (79). 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, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Croatia can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (79).
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 46% of the total labor force in Croatia (79).
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (79).
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Croatia 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 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 (79).
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Croatia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (79).
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Croatia law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Croatia is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education and in employment. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (79).
March 22, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Croatia is free and compulsory (79).