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Latest items for Equatorial Guinea

Aug. 22, 2019, 11:12 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-1

"Experts noted the sustained economic downturn resulted in Equatoguineans in urban centers replacing some foreign domestic servants with children from rural areas in Equatorial Guinea, who they then subject to forced labor" (194).
May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, China, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Niger, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Brunei, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Georgia, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Equatorial Guinea law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is no legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Equatorial Guinea (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Equatorial Guinea cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Equatorial Guinea (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Equatorial Guinea are legally required to obey their husbands (84). In Equatorial Guinea, the husband is legally designated as the administer of all marital property property (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Equatorial Guinea can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Equatorial Guinea is free and compulsory (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Equatorial Guinea provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Equatorial Guinea (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Equatorial Guinea can work the same night hours as men. Women can work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (84). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Equatorial Guinea law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Equatorial Guinea, there is no legislation designating head of household status (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 39% of the total labor force in Equatorial Guinea (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Equatorial Guinea cannot sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Equatorial Guinea provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Equatorial Guinea (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Equatorial Guinea (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Equatorial Guinea law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Equatorial Guinea is prohibited. There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education or employment. There are no criminal penalties or civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Equatorial Guinea can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (84). A woman in Equatorial Guinea can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Equatorial Guinea 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 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 not tax deductible (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Equatorial Guinea 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 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 not tax deductible (84). Parents in Equatorial Guinea are not able to work flexibly (84). 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 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Equatorial Guinea can legally register a business and open a bank account in the same way as a man, but she may not sign a contract in the same way as a man. Men and women do not have equal ownership rights to immovable property (84). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Equatorial Guinea, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Equatorial Guinea (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Equatorial Guinea 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 not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (84). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (84).
March 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (84).
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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