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April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Togo are not legally required to obey their husbands (144). In Togo, the original owner of any property legally administers the property in marriage (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Togo can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (144). A woman in Togo can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Togo can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Togo is free and compulsory (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Togo can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women a able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (144). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Togo can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Togo 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 0.51 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 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 (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Togoan law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Togo is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not education. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 49% of the total labor force in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Togoan law does mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal, and the ages to retire with partial pension benefits for men and women are also equal (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Togo can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is not legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Togo 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 (144). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Togo, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Togoan law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Togo does not provid for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Togo can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Togo can work the same night hours as men. Women can work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men (144). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Togo does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (144).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Togo 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 0.51 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 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 (144). Parents in Togo are not able to work flexibly (144). Working...more
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In the Togo, there is no legislation designating head of household status (144).
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

4.0
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Kosovo, Latvia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Romania, Slovakia, Sudan, Taiwan, Togo
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
Feb. 27, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

According to the World Bank’s Women, Business, and the Law for 2016, Togo does not have a law that stipulates only males may be heads of household, nor does this country have a law that wives must obey husbands (228).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"17.6% of seats in the lower/single house of Togo (16 out of 91 total seats) are held by women"