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Latest items for Rwanda

June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"63.8% of the seats in the parliament of Rwanda are held by women" (para 4).
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, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Rwanda can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Rwandan law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Rwanda is not prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not education. There are criminal penalties, but not civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Rwanda (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Rwanda 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 (128). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Rwanda can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Rwanda 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 50% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.52 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. 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 (128). Parents in Rwanda are not able to work flexibly (128). Working...more
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 52% of the total labor force in Rwanda (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Rwanda can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Rwanda 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 (128). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Rwanda, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Rwanda (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Rwanda 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 50% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.52 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. 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 (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Rwandan 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 (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Rwanda (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Rwandan law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Rwanda, there is legislation designating head of household status (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Rwanda provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Rwanda can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Costa Rica (78).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Rwanda provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Rwanda (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Rwanda (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Rwanda can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (128). A woman in Rwanda can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Rwanda are not legally required to obey their husbands (128). Women can be head of household in the same way as a man. In Rwanda, both parties must agree to legally administer the property in marriage (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Rwanda 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 (128). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (128).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Rwanda is free and compulsory (128).
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

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March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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