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May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Burundi, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Portugal can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Portugal 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 (126). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Portugal 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 (126). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Portugal, but discrimination based on marital status is not (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Portugal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Portugal, there is no legislation designating head of household status (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Portugal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Portugal provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Portugal 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 men and women 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 tax deductible (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Portugal is free and compulsory (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Portugal can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (126). A woman in Portugal can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 49% of the total labor force in Portugal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Portugal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Portugal can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Portugal 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 (126). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Portugal 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 men and women 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 tax deductible (126). Parents in Portugal are able to work flexibly (126). Working flexibly, such as working from...more
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Portugal can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Portugal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Portugal can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Portugal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Portuguese law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Portugal are not legally required to obey their husbands (126). In Portugal, both parties must agree to legally administers the property in marriage (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Portugal provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Portuguese law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Portugal is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in emloyment, but not education. There are civil remedies, but not criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Portugal (126).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Portuguese law does mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal, and the ages to retire with partial pension benefits for men and women are equal (126).
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 8, 2019, 7:22 a.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Statutory rape is a crime with penalties ranging up to 10 years in prison, and authorities enforced the law. The minimum age for legal consensual sex is 16" (p. 12).