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Latest items for Poland

May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
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Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Poland 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 (125). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Poland can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Poland provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Poland (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Polish law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Poland (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 45% of the total labor force in Poland (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Polish 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 (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Poland (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Poland, there is no legislation designating head of household status (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Poland can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Poland are not legally required to obey their husbands (125). In Poland, both parties must agree to legally administer the property in marriage (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Polish law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Poland is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education and employment. There are civil remedies, but not criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Poland 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 a difference of 1 between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. 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 not tax deductible (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Poland 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 (125). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Poland, but discrimination based on marital status it not (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Poland is free and compulsory (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Poland (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Poland 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 a difference of 1 between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. 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 not tax deductible (125). Parents in Poland are not able to work flexibly (125). Working flexibly, such as...more
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Poland provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Poland (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Poland can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Poland can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Poland can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (125). A woman in Poland can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Poland 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 (125). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (125).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Poland (125).
May 1, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United States
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-3

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May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belize, Bolivia, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malta, Moldova, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, United States
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

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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

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