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Latest items for Tajikistan

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

2.0
Aug. 30, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Tajik law does not contain any specific measures promoting women’s access to land and women represent only a small percentage of land owners in the country. Agricultural reforms initiated in 1992 give households, including those headed by women, the right to use and inherit land…By law, women are entitled to have access to bank loans without any need for prior authorisation" (85)
Aug. 30, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Women and men have the same rights to access bank loans and credit" (8). This information is from the Law on State Guarantees of Equal Rights for Men and Women/CEDAW 2012. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 11 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Under the Family Code and the Civil Code, within registered marriages, spouses have equal property rights, but this does not apply to unregistered, religious marriages, leaving many women unable to claim their property rights when the relationship breaks down" (15). This information is from the Human Rights Council 2009. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"In addition, requirements in the Land Code that land only be allocated to those who are qualified to manage it discriminate against women, given that few have formal agricultural qualifications, and local officials tend to view them as incapable of running a farm" (38). This information is from JICA 2008. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Under the constitution, customary and religious law are not considered valid sources of law, in relation to land rights or any other matters" (134). This information is from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the World Bank, 2011. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"There is no private land ownership in Tajikistan. Under the Land Code, women and men have equal rights to access and manage land." This is from the Coalition of Public Associations, 2012 and the Land Code, Article 66. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"According to the 2005 official CEDAW report, many women are unaware of their rights and the opportunities available to them as a result of land reform processes that began in the 1990s. Even when they do know their rights, registering a farm is a complex administrative process...Few women apply for loans, however, primarily because they do not understand their rights and the procedures involved"
Aug. 29, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

“Few women apply for loans, however, primarily because they are ill informed regarding their rights and the procedures involved...Tajik law does not contain any specific measures promoting women’s access to land and women represent only a small percentage of land owners in the country...Insufficient data are available to assess whether women are able to exercise these rights" (85)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

9.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-1

2.0