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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, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Belarus, Belgium, Ecuador, Ireland, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-3

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May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Turkey, Vietnam
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

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April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Turkey cannot 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 (146). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Turkey is free and compulsory (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Turkey 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 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is a difference of 1 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 not tax deductible (146). Parents in Turkey are able to work flexibly (146). Working flexibly, such...more
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Turkey (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Turkey provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Turkey can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (146). A woman in Turkey can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Turkey (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Turkey can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Turkey can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot 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 (146). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Turkey 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 (146). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Turkey, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Turkey provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Turkey (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Turkish law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Turkey can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Turkey can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Turkey (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Turkey 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 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is a difference of 1 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 not tax deductible (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Turkey (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In the Turkey, there is no legislation designating head of household status (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Turkish law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Turkey is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education and employment. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Turkish law does mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Turkey (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Turkey are not legally required to obey their husbands (146). In Turkey, both owners must agree to administer the property in marriage (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Turkey can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 32% of the total labor force in Turkey (146).
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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