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Latest items for Ireland

April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Ireland law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Ireland (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Ireland 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 (98). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Ireland (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Ireland law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment, and the dismissal of pregnant workers in Ireland is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment and in education. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Ireland (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Ireland, there is no legislation designating who may hold head of household status (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Ireland (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

There is no legislation on whether or not a woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Ireland can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Ireland (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Ireland of at least 14 weeks. Women do not 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 (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Ireland (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Ireland are not legally required to obey their husbands (98). In Ireland, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Ireland can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (98). A woman in Ireland can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Ireland law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Ireland is free and compulsory (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Ireland provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Ireland can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Ireland of at least 14 weeks. Women do not 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 (98). Parents in Ireland are not able to work flexibly (98). 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, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Ireland 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 (98). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on whether or not a woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Ireland provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Ireland (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Ireland can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Ireland can legally register a business, sign a contract, and open a bank account in the same way as a man (98). Men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable property (98). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Ireland, and so is discrimination based on marital status (98).
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: Bulgaria, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

0.0
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
Feb. 21, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1, ABO-PRACTICE-1

"McDonald supports center-left policies she says will foster equality and boost social services. She wants to end Ireland's abortion ban…" (para 21).