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April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
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: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Burma/Myanmar, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

3.0
March 26, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

Egypt's net responses to the Global Gender equality attitude by YouGov with an average score of 6. Higher scores show progressive attitudes to gender equality (para 6).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is no legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Egypt (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Egypt 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 75% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Egypt does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Egypt 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 75% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (83). Parents in Egypt are not able to work flexibly (83). 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, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Egypt 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 (83). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Egypt, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Egypt (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Egypt is free and compulsory (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Egypt can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (83). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman cannot legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Egypt can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Egypt can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Egypt cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (83). A woman in Egypt can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Egypt 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. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Egypt law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Egypt (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Egypt does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Egypt can legally travel outside the country in the same way as a man, but she cannot legally travel outside her own home in the same way as a man (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Egypt (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Egypt law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Egypt is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education and employment. There are criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are no civil remedies (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Egypt, there is no legislation designating head of household status (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Egypt can work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (83). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension and partial benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman cannot legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Egypt are legally required to obey their husbands (83). In Egypt, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses do not have equal inheritance rights in Egypt (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 23% of the total labor force in Egypt (83).
March 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights in Egypt (83).