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Latest items for Tajikistan

Nov. 7, 2017, 11 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LDS-DATA-1

"Conservative traditions once meant it was not acceptable for Tajik women to work to earn a living, but the situation has changed. Huge numbers of Tajik men travel to Russia as labour migrants each year, leaving many jobs to be filled by women"(para 4). This data point is for male migrant labor (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 7, 2017, 11 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DLB-DATA-1

"The workday begins at half past three in the morning, when they start sweeping the streets with handmade brooms. Later in the day, women in orange hi-vis vests can be seen digging the earth, planting shrubs and tending roadside flowers...Street cleaners are now mostly female, although there are a few men who join their ranks, either very young or elderly. The salary is small, but it makes a difference to the family budget"(para 3, 5)
Nov. 7, 2017, 11 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-DATA-2

"Conservative traditions once meant it was not acceptable for Tajik women to work to earn a living, but the situation has changed. Huge numbers of Tajik men travel to Russia as labour migrants each year, leaving many jobs to be filled by women. Street cleaners are now mostly female, although there are a few men who join their ranks, either very young or elderly. The salary is small, but it makes a difference to the family budget"(para 4-5)
Nov. 7, 2017, 11 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"The capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, has the reputation of being a very clean city. This is largely down to the efforts of its armies of female street-cleaners who start work every day before dawn, equipped only with brooms made out of twigs"(para 1)."The workday begins at half past three in the morning, when they start sweeping the streets with handmade brooms. Later in the day, women in orange hi-vis vests can be seen digging the earth, planting shrubs and tending roadside flowers"(para 3)."Conservative traditions once meant it was not acceptable for Tajik women to work to earn a living, but the situation has changed. Huge numbers of Tajik men travel ...more
Nov. 7, 2017, 11 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

The women street cleaners in the photo are all wearing headscarves. Almost all of the female landscape workers are also wearing headscarves (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 7, 2017, 11 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"Conservative traditions once meant it was not acceptable for Tajik women to work to earn a living, but the situation has changed. Huge numbers of Tajik men travel to Russia as labour migrants each year, leaving many jobs to be filled by women"(para 4)
Nov. 7, 2017, 11 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

"The workday begins at half past three in the morning, when they start sweeping the streets with handmade brooms. Later in the day, women in orange hi-vis vests can be seen digging the earth, planting shrubs and tending roadside flowers...Street cleaners are now mostly female, although there are a few men who join their ranks, either very young or elderly. The salary is small, but it makes a difference to the family budget"(para 3,5)
Oct. 28, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon, Philippines, Tajikistan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-PRACTICE-2

“These laws [which allow rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims] enable societies to make sexual relations more respectable, as it is often considered problematic in some cultures, Sen said. The penal codes in these countries do not approach rape as violence or abuse, but focus more on the idea that sexual contact occurred outside of marriage” (p 4)
Oct. 28, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon, Philippines, Tajikistan
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

“But these laws [which allow rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims] are still on the books in countries as far apart as the Philippines, Lebanon and Tajikistan” (p 3)
Sept. 28, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Countries: Philippines, Tajikistan, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

"A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment if they married their victim in at least nine jurisdictions, including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia" (para 2).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

11.0
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