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Latest items for Luxembourg

May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Georgia, Guyana, Honduras, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mauritania, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Luxembourg law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers in Luxembourg is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not in education. There are no criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are civil remedies (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Luxembourg can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Luxembourg can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (108). A woman in Luxembourg can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Luxembourg can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Luxembourg can legally register a business, sign a contract, and open a bank account in the same way as a man (108). Men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable property (108). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Luxembourg. Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Luxembourg can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Luxembourg is free and compulsory (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Luxembourg law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Luxembourg provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Luxembourg, there is no legislation designating who may hold head of household status (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Luxembourg are not legally required to obey their husbands (108). In Luxembourg, when determining how to legally administer marital property, both spouses must agree (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Luxembourg 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 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is 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 tax deductible (108). Parents in Luxembourg are not able to work flexibly (108). 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 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Luxembourg provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Luxembourg 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 (108). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Luxembourg 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 (108). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Luxembourg law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Luxembourg 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 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is 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 tax deductible (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Luxembourg (108).
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Iraq, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Panama, Paraguay, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, United States, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

2.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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