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Latest items for Spain

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-DATA-3

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 28% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 28% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
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Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 16 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"Though there are no plans for a national ban in Spain, in 2010 the city of Barcelona announced a ban on full Islamic face-veils in some public spaces such as municipal offices, public markets and libraries. At least two smaller towns in Catalonia, the north-eastern region that includes Barcelona, have also imposed bans. Barcelona was the first major city in Spain to ban the full-face Islamic veil in public buildings. But a ban in the town of Lleida was overturned by Spain's Supreme Court in February 2013. It ruled that it was an infringement of religious liberties. Barcelona's city council said the ban there targeted any head-wear that impeded identification, ...more
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Though there are no plans for a national ban in Spain, in 2010 the city of Barcelona announced a ban on full Islamic face-veils in some public spaces such as municipal offices, public markets and libraries. At least two smaller towns in Catalonia, the north-eastern region that includes Barcelona, have also imposed bans. Barcelona was the first major city in Spain to ban the full-face Islamic veil in public buildings. But a ban in the town of Lleida was overturned by Spain's Supreme Court in February 2013. It ruled that it was an infringement of religious liberties. Barcelona's city council said the ban there targeted any head-wear that impeded identification, ...more
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Though there are no plans for a national ban in Spain, in 2010 the city of Barcelona announced a ban on full Islamic face-veils in some public spaces such as municipal offices, public markets and libraries. At least two smaller towns in Catalonia, the north-eastern region that includes Barcelona, have also imposed bans. Barcelona was the first major city in Spain to ban the full-face Islamic veil in public buildings. But a ban in the town of Lleida was overturned by Spain's Supreme Court in February 2013. It ruled that it was an infringement of religious liberties. Barcelona's city council said the ban there targeted any head-wear that impeded identification, ...more
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Though there are no plans for a national ban in Spain, in 2010 the city of Barcelona announced a ban on full Islamic face-veils in some public spaces such as municipal offices, public markets and libraries. At least two smaller towns in Catalonia, the north-eastern region that includes Barcelona, have also imposed bans. Barcelona was the first major city in Spain to ban the full-face Islamic veil in public buildings. But a ban in the town of Lleida was overturned by Spain's Supreme Court in February 2013. It ruled that it was an infringement of religious liberties. Barcelona's city council said the ban there targeted any head-wear that impeded identification, ...more
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

2.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 30, 2017, 4 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"With regard to bank loans, mortgages and other forms of financial credit, Spanish women face no restrictions at this time, with the exception of those that apply to all citizens regardless of sex. In 1998 a cooperation agreement was signed with a national bank in order to facilitate soft loans for women wishing to start their own businesses in any field" (96)
Aug. 30, 2017, 4 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"The programme called 'De emprendedora a Empresaria' (From Enterprising to Woman Entrepreneur)...are provided to women entrepreneurs and to enterprising women wishing to open a business. It should be pointed out that thanks to this programme, 454 businesses run by women have been created, and approximately 1,400 women have received specialized training, in the period 1996-1997" (72)
Aug. 30, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Moreover, Law No. 3 of 2007 established joint ownership and that the State must promote new business activities to support economic activities of women in rural areas. However, in practice the effects of the law are very limited...The Instituto de la Mujer (‘Women’s Institute’) has several micro-credit programmes for women. The Convocatoria del Régimen General (‘General Regime’s Call) is one example of government support for promoting women’s entrepreneurship in rural areas. In 2001, 117 programmes were endorsed and 116 in 2002"
Aug. 30, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Can an unmarried woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes"
Aug. 30, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Can an unmarried woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes"
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:43 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"Countries have recognized the problem [of low birth rates] and recently snapped into action. Spain appointed a so-called sex czar in February to forge a national fertility action plan and address population declines in rural areas" (para 17).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Birthrates in the region [Southern Europe] have slid back almost to where they were before the crisis emerged in 2008. Women in Spain had been averaging 1.47 children per household, up from 1.24 in 2000. But those gains have all but evaporated" (para 7).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: BR-PRACTICE-1

"Approximately a fifth of women born in the 1970s are likely to remain childless in ... Spain ... a level not seen since World War I, according to the Wittgenstein Center for Demography and Global Human Capital, based in Vienna" (para 6).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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