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Latest items for Fiji

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

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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 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Fiji can legally register a business, sign a contract, and open a bank account in the same way as a man. Men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable property (86). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Fiji, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Fiji provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Fiji cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (86). A woman in Fiji can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Fiji (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Fiji (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Fiji (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Fiji law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Fiji can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Fiji (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Fiji 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 (86). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Fiji, there is no legislation designating head of household status (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Fiji provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Fiji (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 35% of the total labor force in Fiji (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Fiji can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Fiji 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 0% 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 (86). Parents in Fiji are not able to work flexibly (86). 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 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Fiji 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 cannot work in the same industries as men (86). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Fiji (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Fiji 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 0% 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 (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

There is no legislation on whether or not a woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Fiji can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Fiji law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Fiji is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education and employment. There are no criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are civil remedies (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on whether or not a woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Fiji are not legally required to obey their husbands (86). In Fiji, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Fiji is not free and compulsory (86).
March 29, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Fiji law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (86).
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

3.0
Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database, the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2009 was 0.50 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 1 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 198,548 in that year.