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Latest items for Gabon

March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2012 DHS survey of Gabon, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 80.7%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 9.8%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 1.3%. The percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 8.2%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 7.3%. According to a 2000 DHS survey, the...more
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
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Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 18 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

13.0
Aug. 30, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"For example, under the 'separation of assets' regime, each spouse remains responsible for his or her own assets. By contrast, under the “joint estate” regime, husbands are the sole administrators of property. This system, which is socially accepted and practised widely, grants women virtually no property rights...Moreover, women are often excluded from the classic banking services because of their low incomes, a practice that effectively denies their legal right to access loans." This information is from CEDAW 2003. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Land laws in Gabon do not distinguish between men and women with respect to access to land for building purposes, but in the event they are married, the land itself is always considered the property of husbands. As such, married women are unable to own land independently. Unmarried women legally have the same right to property as men." This information is from the Civil Code, articles 335, 336, and 368, World Bank 2013a, and CEDAW 2003. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

9.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

99.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: IIP-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

3.0