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Latest items for Kosovo

April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Kosovo are not legally required to obey their husbands (103). In Kosovo, when determining how to legally administer marital property, both spouses must agree (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Kosovo 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 (103). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Kosovo law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers in Kosovo 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 (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Kosovo provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Kosovo 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 (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Kosovo provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Kosovo can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Kosovo can legally register a business, sign a contract, and open a bank account in the same way as a man (103). Men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable property (103). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Kosovo, and so is discrimination based on marital status (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Kosovo law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Kosovo can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (103). A woman in Kosovo can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Kosovo can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Kosovo 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 24% 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 (103). Parents in Kosovo are not able to work flexibly (103). 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, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Kosovo is free and compulsory (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

There was no data provided on the percentage of the total labor force in Kosovo made up of women (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Kosovo 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 (103). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Kosovo 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 24% 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 (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Kosovo, there is no legislation designating who may hold head of household status (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Kosovo can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (103).
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

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March 19, 2019, 9:07 a.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"32.5% of seats in the parliament of Kosovo are held by women" (8).
March 19, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"11% of ministerial positions in Kosovo (3 out of 28 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Kosovo established an anti-discrimination commission that allows women to submit complaints of discrimination to an Ombudsperson" (p. 39). "Kosovo also enacted a new nondiscrimination law in 2015, which introduced marital status as a category protected from discrimination when accessing credit" (p. 39).