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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 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Haiti (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Haiti cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (93). A woman in Haiti can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Haiti 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 (93). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Haiti law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Haiti can legally register a business, sign a contract, and open a bank account in the same way as a man. Men and women do not have equal ownership rights to immovable property (93). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Haiti, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Haiti (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Haiti are not legally required to obey their husbands (93). In Haiti, in principle the law provides for both spouses to administer marital property, but if they disagree, the husband is given the power to ultimately decide or other members of the family have a say in how the property is administered. Where there is disagreement on how to administer marital property, a court may decide (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is no legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Haiti, neither are there aggravated penalties for crimes committed against a spouse or family member (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Haiti (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Haiti 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 0% 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 does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (93). Parents in Haiti are not able to work flexibly (93). 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).more
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Haiti 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 (93). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Haiti (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Haiti, there is no legislation designating who may hold head of household status (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Haiti provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Haiti provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Haiti law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment, and the dismissal of pregnant workers in Haiti is prohibited. There is no legislation on sexual harassment in employment, or in education. There are no criminal penalties or civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Haiti (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Haiti can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (93). Women may be able to travel outside the country, but they are not able to apply for a passport in the same way as a man, which may impede their alleged international travelling freedoms (SLE - CODER COMMENT).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Haiti 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 0% 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 does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Haiti cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Haiti is free and compulsory (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 48% of the total labor force in Haiti (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Haiti 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 (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Haiti can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (93).
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

4.0
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
Feb. 25, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"22% of ministerial positions in Haiti (5 out of 23 total positions) are held by women"