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Latest items for Papua New Guinea

May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Papua New Guinean law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Papua New Guinea is prohibited. There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education and employment. There are not criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Papua New Guinea is not free and compulsory (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Papua New Guinea can work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men (123). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (123). A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Papa New Guinean 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 (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally sign a contract, register a business, and open a bank account in the same way as a man. Men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable property (123). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Papua New Guinea, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Papua New Guinea can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Papua New Guinea are not legally required to obey their husbands (123). In Papua New Guinea, the original owner of any property legally administers the property in marriage (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (123). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Papua New Guinea of at least 14 weeks. Women do not receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not 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 (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 49% of the total labor force in Papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Papua New guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Papua New guinean law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Papua New Guinea, there is no legislation designating head of household status (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Papua New Guinea of at least 14 weeks. Women do not receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. Mothers are not 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 (123). Parents in Papua New Guinea are not able to work flexibly (123). Working flexibly, such as working from home or taking partial days off to care for children, could be considered a childcare benefit (EJ-CODER COMMENT).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Papua New Guinea does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Papua New Guinea does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Papua New guinea (123).
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
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

4.0
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

4.0