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Latest items for Syria

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

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May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, China, D R Congo, Egypt, Ireland, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Palestine, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Uganda, Ukraine
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

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April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony does not carry the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is not legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Syria does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Syrian law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Syria are not legally required to obey their husbands (141). Women are able to be head of household in the same way as men. In Syria, the original owner of any property legally administers the property in marriage (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Syria cannot legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (141). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory ages for men and women to retire are the same (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Syria 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 does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (141). Parents in Syria are not able to work flexibly (141). 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
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria, Syria
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Syria 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 does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Syrian 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. The mandatory ages for men and women to retire are the same (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria, Syria
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Syrian law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Syria 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 (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Syria can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (141). A woman in Syria cannot legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Syria cannot legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Syria is free and compulsory (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In the Syria, there is legislation designating head of household status (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Syria can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Syria can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 14% of the total labor force in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Syria cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Syria does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses do not have equal inheritance rights in Syria (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Syria 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 (141). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Syria, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (141).
April 29, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Syria cannot work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (141). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory ages for men and women to retire are the same (141).
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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