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May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, D R Congo, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Morocco, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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May 1, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Egypt, Italy, Philippines, Thailand
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-3

1.0
May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belize, Bolivia, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malta, Moldova, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, United States
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

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April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Thai 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 (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Thailand is free and compulsory (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Thailand (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Thailand 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 50% of maternity leave benefits. There is a difference of 0.5 between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. There is no 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 tax deductible (143). Parents in Thailand are not able to work flexibly (143). Working flexibly,...more
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 46% of the total labor force in Thailand (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Thailand can work the same night hours as men. Women can work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (143). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Thailand (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Thailand (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Thailand 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 not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (143). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Thailand (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Thailand can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Thailand can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Thailand can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (143). A woman in Thailand can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Thailand can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Thailand provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Thailand 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 50% of maternity leave benefits. There is a difference of 0.5 between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. There is no 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 tax deductible (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Thailand are not legally required to obey their husbands (143). In Thailand, both parties must agree to legally administer the property in marriage (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Thai law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Thailand is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not in education. There are criminal penalties, but not civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Thai law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In the Thailand, there is no legislation designating head of household status (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Thailand (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Thailand 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 (143). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Thailand, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Thailand can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Thailand (143).
April 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Thailand provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (143).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 39% agreed and 57% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 41% of men and 38% of women agreed and 55% of men and 59% of women disagreed (13).