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April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
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Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
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Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
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Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Germany can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (89). A woman in Germany can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Germany law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Germany, there is no legislation designating head of household status (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Germany (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Germany provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Germany 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 (89). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Germany, but discrimination based on marital status is not (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Germany 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 (89). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Germany provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Germany 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 25% of maternity leave benefits. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are tax deductible (89). Parents in Germany are able to work flexibly (89). 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, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 46% of the total labor force in Germany (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Germany can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Germany (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Germany law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Germany is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not in education. There are no criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are civil remedies (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Germany 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 25% of maternity leave benefits. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are tax deductible (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Germany is free and compulsory (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Germany law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Germany (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Germany (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Germany can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Germany 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 (89). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Germany (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Germany can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Germany are not legally required to obey their husbands (89). In Germany, both spouses legally administer marital property separately but with spousal consent (89).
March 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Germany (89).
March 28, 2019, 3:34 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Which more intelligent': a total of 2% (4% of men and 1% of women) agreed that men are more intelligent than women, 82% agreed that both women and men are equally intelligent (84% of men and 80% of women), 10% agreed that women are more intelligent than men (6% of men and 14% of women) and 5% did not know (6% of men and 5% of women) (3). Regarding the question 'University more important': a total of 3% (4% of men and 2% of women) agreed that muniversity education is more important for women, 90% agreed that University education is equally important for both (89% of men...more