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Latest items for Maldives

May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Macedonia, Maldives, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Taiwan, Ukraine
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Maldives can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Maldives 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 0% 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 does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Maldives can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Maldives 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 (110). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Maldives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Maldives law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment and the dismissal of pregnant workers in Maldives is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment and in education. There no are criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment, but there are civil remedies (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Maldives law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Maldives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Maldives can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (110). A woman in Maldives can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights in Maldives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Maldives 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 equal (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Maldives are not legally required to obey their husbands (110). In Maldives, the original owner of any property legally administers it in marriage (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Maldives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Maldives, there is no legislation designating who may hold head of household status (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Maldives 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 (110). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Maldives is free and compulsory (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses do not have equal inheritance rights in Maldives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Maldives does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Maldives can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 27% of the total labor force in Maldives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Maldives 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 0% 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 does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (110). Parents in Maldives are not able to work flexibly (110). 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
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Maldives can legally register a business, sign a contract, and open a bank account in the same way as a man (110). Men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable property (110). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Maldives and so is discrimination based on marital status (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Maldives (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (110).
May 8, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Maldives does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (110).
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: 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: Argentina, Armenia, Brunei, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Georgia, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0