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May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, China, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Niger, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Qatari 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, but the ages to retire with partial pension benefits for men and women are equal (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Qatar cannot legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Qatar is free and compulsory (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Qatar can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Qatar cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 14% of the total labor force in Qatar (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Qatari law does not mandate nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Qatar is not 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 (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Qatar (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Qatari law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Qatar are legally required to obey their husbands (127). In Qatar, the original owner of any property legally administers the property in marriage (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Qatar cannot 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 can work in the same industries as men (127). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Qatar (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is not legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Qatar (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Qatar 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 not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (127). Parents in Qatar are not able to work flexibly (127). 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).more
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Qatar 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 (127). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Qatar 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 (127). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Qatar, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Qatar, there is no legislation designating head of household status (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Qatar (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Qatar can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (127). A woman in Qatar cannot legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Qatar does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony does not carry the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Qatar 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 not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses do not have equal inheritance rights in Qatar (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights in Qatar (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Qatar does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Qatar can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (127).
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

1.0
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: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Burma/Myanmar, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

3.0