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May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Burundi, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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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

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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

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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

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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: 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

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April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: MULV-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A woman's place is in the home', 7% of the total sample agreed and 90% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 8% of men and 6% of women agreed; 87% of men and 92% of women disagreed (5). Regarding the question 'Men should spend more time doing house work', 85% of the total sample agreed and 9% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 79% of men and 90% of women agreed; 13% of men and 4% of women disagreed (7).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 83% of the total sample agreed and 14% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 80% of men and 86% of women agreed; 18% of men and 11% of women disagreed (6).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 18% of the total sample agreed and 79% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 23% of men anf 13% of women agreed; 71% of men and 86% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 14% agreed and 81% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 19% of men and 8% of women agreed and 74% of men and 89% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

Regarding the question 'Who as a boss': a total of 17% (17% of men and 18% of women) agreed that they would rather a man, 12% agreed that they would rather a woman (12% of men and 12% of women), 66% agreed that they had no preference (67% of men and 66% of women) and 5% did not know (5% of men and 5% of women) (8).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'It is likely to cause problems if a woman earns more money than her husband' 7% agreed and 90% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 8% of men and 6% of women agreed and 87% of men and 92% of women disagreed (5). Regarding the question 'Women and men should generally get equal pay', 94% of the total sample agreed and 5% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 92% of men and 95% of women agreed; 5% of men and 4% of women disagreed (6).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question It's good for women to make a career of their own' 95% agreed and 3% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 94% of men and 96% of women agreed and 4% of men and 3% of women disagreed (6). Regarding the question 'Which more intelligent': a total of 5% (8% of men and 2% of women) agreed that men are more intelligent than women, 79% agreed that both women and men are equally intelligent (78% of men and 79% of women), 11% agreed that women are more intelligent than men (6% of men and 16% of women) and 5% did not know (7% of men and 3% of women)...more
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'In the world as a whole, women are an oppressed group', 83% of the total sample agreed and 14% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 80% of men and 86% of women agreed; 18% of men and 11% of women disagreed (6). Regarding the question 'Women and men are equal', 71% of the total sample agreed and 27% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 81% of men and 61% of women agreed; 16% of men and 38% of women disagreed (7).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 48% of the total labor force in Finland (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Finland can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Finland 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 (87). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Finland can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Finland, there is no legislation designating head of household status (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Finland 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 70% 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 (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Finland (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Finland provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Finland 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 (87). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Finland law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Finland are not legally required to obey their husbands (87). In Finland, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Finland (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Finland law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Finland 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 70% 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 (87). Parents in Finland are able to work flexibly (87). 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).