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April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the information that the Convention forms an integral part of the domestic law of the State party and that specific training addressing issues such as domestic violence and trafficking in human beings was provided to judges and prosecutors. The Committee is concerned, however, about the absence of information on court cases where the Convention has been directly applied or invoked and the fact that training for judges on the Convention is not part of mandatory training neither it is systematic nor comprehensive for all members of the judiciary" (3).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"While noting the new provisions on rape in the Criminal Code, the Committee remains concerned about the use of violence and threats as well as the use of coercion, which continue to be elements of the statutory definition of rape rather than the lack of voluntary consent by the victim. The Committee is further concerned that rape cases are underreported due to inadequate health care providers support to women victims of rape and provision of medical and forensic examination"(5).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: FSCB-LAW-1

"The Committee remains concerned that women with disabilities face sterilization without their free and informed consent" (8)
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"It also notes with concern the absence of statistical data on the situation of women in the informal economy and the barriers to women’s entrepreneurship" (9)
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"the Committee is concerned about the underrepresentation of women in senior positions in the Government as well as their representation in Parliament. It notes with concern that the proposed Quota Act was rejected by Parliament and no other measures have been undertaken to address the situation" (6)
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: SMES-DATA-1, SMES-DATA-2

"The Committee notes with concern that women and households headed by women are disproportionately affected by poverty and that women’s pensions and social benefits are, on average, lower than those received by men"(9).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes the measures adopted by the State party to improve the framework to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings, in particular: (a) Resolution 1018/2008 (III. 26.) on the national strategy against human trafficking for the period from 2008 to 2012;The appointment of a National Coordinator against human trafficking and the establishment of the national coordination mechanism" (1).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee is also concerned about the insufficient number of shelters specifically dedicated to women victims of violence" (5).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ASR-PRACTICE-1

"the Committee remains concerned that women and girls continue to choose traditionally female-dominated fields of education, such as social sciences and humanities, and that they are underrepresented in technical and vocational training" (7).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee also notes the increased gender pay gap although the new Labour Code includes numerous criteria to effectively guarantee equal remuneration for work of equal value" (7).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee is also concerned at the limited access to modern, efficient methods of contraception" (8).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1, IRP-PRACTICE-4

"The Committee is also concerned about discrimination against women sex workers and the lack of State party’s action aimed at ensuring safe working conditions and exit programmes for those wishing to leave this activity" (6).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee is further concerned that this orientation increases prevalence of gender stereotypes by portraying women mainly, if not exclusively, into the role of mothers and care-givers" (2).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The Committee, while noting the establishment of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights (CFR) in the State party, is concerned about its limited mandate with regard to addressing complaints of all forms of discrimination against women, including against women belonging to disadvantaged groups" (3).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"It notes with concern that Roma women are disproportionately affected by poverty and a low standard of living and that they have limited access to health services, education and employment, especially in rural areas" (9).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The Committee is concerned that children under 16 years can get married upon obtaining authorization from the Court of Guardians" (10).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned: about campaigns, including recent poster campaign, supported by the State Party that stigmatize abortion and seek to negatively influence the public view on abortion and contraception; the limited access to emergency contraceptives; the subjection of women who want surgical abortion to mandatory bias counseling and three-day medically unnecessary waiting period; and at the increasing resort to conscientious objection by health professionals in the absence of adequate regulatory framework. The Committee is also concerned at the limited access to modern, efficient methods of contraception" (8).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The Committee notes the Act LXXII of 2009 on restraining orders related to violence among relatives and is concerned that such orders are not provided on a long term basis and do not cover relationships between unmarried partners" (5).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes with concern the absence of partnerships with the various women’s non-governmental organizations in implementing the Convention and regrets that no information was provided on involvement of human rights and women’s organizations in the preparation of the report" (3)
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee notes with concern the decision of the State party to adopt a new strategy on gender equality rather than accelerating the implementation of the National Strategy for the Promotion of Gender Equality 2010-2021" (3).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

The Committee welcomes with appreciation the decision of the Parliament in September 2012, to include domestic violence as a specific crime in its new Criminal Code (1).
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cape Verde, Chad, China, Colombia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Montenegro, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Serbia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 14 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 30, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Can an unmarried woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes"
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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

1.0