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June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"26.2% of seats in the parliament of Kazakhstan are held by women" (para 4).
June 8, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"In September 2017, at the beginning of the new school year, schools in some Regions of Kazakhstan banned girls wearing headscarves from further attendance." (para 3). "Mirzhan Gabdullin, a legal scholar who lives in Oral (Uralsk) in West Kazakhstan Region, prepared the suit for court. "My daughter wants to wear her headscarf to go to school," he told Forum 18. "She won't take it off just to be able to go to school." He complains that none of Oral's 46 state secondary schools will take girls if they are wearing headscarves." (para 4). "In early April 2018, a Muslim resident of West Kazakhstan Region failed to overturn in court a...more
June 8, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"In September 2017, at the beginning of the new school year, schools in some Regions of Kazakhstan banned girls wearing headscarves from further attendance. More schools started banning girls in headscarves in January 2018. Education officials and schools argued that headscarves violate the January 2016 Education and Science Ministry instruction on compulsory school uniforms, which does not allow clothes which demonstrate a religious adherence." (para 3). "Both he and the Justice Ministry official who participated in the same cases refused to say why an accommodation over the compulsory school uniform cannot be made to allow girls to wear headscarves for religious or cultural reasons." (para 5). ""Wearing a headscarf is...more
June 8, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-2

"In September 2017, at the beginning of the new school year, schools in some Regions of Kazakhstan banned girls wearing headscarves from further attendance. More schools started banning girls in headscarves in January 2018. Education officials and schools argued that headscarves violate the January 2016 Education and Science Ministry instruction on compulsory school uniforms, which does not allow clothes which demonstrate a religious adherence." (para 3). "However, as early as 2013, some schools banned girls from attending if they were wearing headscarves. A father in Aksai in West Kazakhstan Region challenged through the local court the school which had rejected his daughter. He argued that the ban amounted to discrimination...more
June 8, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3, SRACE-PRACTICE-1

""I've had my drums torn in rehearsal spaces," she adds. "I've been publicly called out and asked why I would put a drum between my legs. I was once questioned how I could do that and, after having that conversation, this man made me feel like I was dirty to put something between my legs." (para 9). "Now unstoppable, she and her blend of Afrobeat, reggae, jazz and Kenyan beats are at the heart of the Nile Project — an initiative uniting communities along Africa's longest river. She's also been named a TED Fellow, giving talks alongside other global "inspiring visionaries."" (para 12). ""It's not about genders anymore, it's about...more
June 8, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-3

"One major milestone for Mutua came in 2014 when she was chosen among other artists to represent her country at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington. That, she says, marked a shift in attitudes among Kenyans." (para 18).
June 8, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"This is a defiant act in Mutua's native Kenya, where it's taboo for women to drum." (para 4). ""There's been a ton of problems I've faced as a female percussionist," she tells CNN." (para 6). "While her ability seems effortless, growing up in part of the world where it's often forbidden for women to play such a symbolically potent musical instrument, the 29-year-old has had to work hard for recognition." (para 7). ""Drumming has been a subject of taboo to women in Africa and me rising as a percussionist and going publicly with it and making a living out of it is problematic to some people," she says." (para 8)....more
June 8, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ADDL-DATA-1

"Some Muslim parents stopped sending their daughters to school after the ban on headscarves in schools was brought in. Those who could afford it have moved to other cities where the ban is not enforced or send their daughters to privately-run schools (which are allowed). Others have enrolled their daughters in online education, mainly from Russian providers. A few parents have chosen to emigrate with their families." (para 18).
May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, D R Congo, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Morocco, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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May 1, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador, Kazakhstan, New Zealand
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-3

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May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Turkey, Vietnam
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

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April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 18% of the total labor force in Kazakhstan (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights in Kazakhstan (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Kazakhstan 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 101% 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 (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Kazakhstan (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Kazakhstan law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Kazakhstan cannot work the same night hours as men. Women can work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (101). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Kazakhstan does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Kazakhstan are legally required to obey their husbands (101). In Kazakhstan, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony does not carry the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Kazakhstan law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Kazakhstan cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kazakhstan (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Kazakhstan cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (101). A woman in Kazakhstan can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Kazakhstan can legally travel outside the country in the same way as a man, but she may not travel outside her own home in the same way as a man (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Kazakhstan law does not mandate nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers in Kazakhstan is not 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 (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Kazakhstan, there is an explicit restriction on a woman becoming head of household or head of family, e.g., a provision stating that only men or husbands can be so designated or that men lead or represent the family, or a male is designated as the default family member who receives the family book or equivalent document that is necessary for access to services (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Kazakhstan 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 101% 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 (101). Parents in Kazakhstan are not able to work flexibly (101). 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 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Kazakhstan is free and compulsory (101).