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Latest items for France

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 14, 2019, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-3, LRCM-LAW-3

"In France, criminal cases of sexual assaults [on children] are based on the same laws as for adult cases of sexual assault, which means that the victim has to prove they did not give consent or were forced - by violent, surprise or constraint - to engage in sexual activity."
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

2.0
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: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

1.0
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

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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

1.0
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In France, there is no legislation designating head of household status (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
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, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of France provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
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, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

France 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. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

France law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in France is prohibited. There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment. There are criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are no civil remedies (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: GP-DATA-5

France law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in France (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in France can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in France (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 47% of the total labor force in France (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in France 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 (87). 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 (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in France are not legally required to obey their husbands (87). In France, both spouses must agree when determining how to legally administer marital property (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in France 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 (87). 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 (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in France (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in France (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in France (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in France is free and compulsory (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in France 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 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 (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in France can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in France can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in France can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (87). A woman in France can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (87).
March 29, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in France (87).