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Latest items for Greece

May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Macedonia, Maldives, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Taiwan, Ukraine
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Greece (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Greece (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 44% of the total labor force in Greece (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Greece provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Greece provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Greece 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 (90). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Greece, there is no legislation designating who can legally hold head of household status (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Greece is free and compulsory (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Greece law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Greece is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not in education. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Greece 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 (90). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Greece (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Greece 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 (90). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Greece, but discrimination based on marital status is not (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Greece (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Greece (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Greece 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 (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Greece 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 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 (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Greece law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Greece can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (90). A woman in Greece can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Greece can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Greece 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 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 (90). Parents in Greece are able to work flexibly (90). 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).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Greece can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Greece (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Greece are not legally required to obey their husbands (90). In Greece, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (90).
April 5, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Greece can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (90).
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

0.0
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 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Kosovo, Latvia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Romania, Slovakia, Sudan, Taiwan, Togo
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0