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Latest items for Dominican Republic

April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Macedonia, Panama, Thailand, Uruguay
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Finland, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Mauritius, Nicaragua, Philippines, Thailand, Uruguay
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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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

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March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Dominican Republic provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Dominican Republic provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Dominican Republic can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Dominican Republic (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Dominican Republic 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 able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (82). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Dominican Republic law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Dominican Republic 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 50% 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 tax deductible (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Dominican Republic (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Dominican Republic (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Dominican Republic is free and compulsory (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Dominican Republic can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 41% of the total labor force in Dominican Republic (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Dominican Republic law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Dominican Republic is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education and employment. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Dominican Republic 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 (82). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Dominican Republic, but discrimination based on marital status is not (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Dominican Republic 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 50% 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 tax deductible (82). Parents in Dominican Republic are not able to work flexibly (82). 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 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Dominican Republic 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 (82). The ages at which women and men can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Dominican Republic (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Dominican Republic (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Dominican Republic, there is no legislation designating head of household status (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman may apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Dominican Republic can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Dominican Republic can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (82). A woman in Dominican Republic can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Dominican Republic law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Dominican Republic are not legally required to obey their husbands (82). In Dominican Republic, both spouses must agree when deciding how to legally administer marital property (82).
March 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Dominican Republic (82).
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Kosovo, Latvia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Romania, Slovakia, Sudan, Taiwan, Togo
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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