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

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May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Serbian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in serbia can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Serbia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is prohibited in access to credit in Serbia (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in serbia 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 (131). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Serbia, and so is discrimination based on marital status (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Serbial are not legally required to obey their husbands (131). In Serbia, both parties must agree to legally administer the property in marriage (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Serbia can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Serbia (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Serbia can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (131). A woman in Serbia can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Serbia (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Serbia (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in serbia can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Serbia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Serbian law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Serbia is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not education. There are civil remdies, but not criminal penalties for sexual harassment in employment (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Serbia (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Serbia 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 (131). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The forced retirement age for men and women are equal (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 44% of the total labor force in Serbia (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Serbian 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 forced retirement age for men and women are equal (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Serbia 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 (131). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The forced retirement age for men and women are equal (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Serbia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Serbia (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In the Serbia, there is no legislation designating head of household status (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Serbia 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 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 (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Serbia is free and compulsory (131).
May 13, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Serbia 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 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 (131). Parents in Serbia are not able to work flexibly (131). Working flexibly, such...more
April 24, 2019, 8:54 a.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ISTD-PRACTICE-1

"The commissioner for protection of equality’s annual report for 2014 stated that people with HIV/AIDS suffered from discrimination in health care, work, and employment as well as from negative reactions from family and friends. NGOs reported acts of discrimination against persons with HIV/AIDS, including job loss and harassment from neighbors. NGOs and health workers reported that some medical workers discriminated against persons with HIV/AIDS. . . . The association of organizations working with HIV-infected persons stated that the mortality rate of persons with AIDS was relatively high because of a low testing rate, late diagnoses, lack of knowledge about the disease, and the stigma and discrimination experienced by individuals with...more
April 24, 2019, 8:54 a.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"Education was free through the secondary level but compulsory only from preschool through age 15" (page 22).
April 24, 2019, 8:54 a.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The constitution prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, religion, political opinion, national origin or citizenship, social origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, language, or for being HIV positive or having other communicable diseases. The government did not enforce these prohibitions effectively" (page 21).