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May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Burundi, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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May 1, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, China, D R Congo, Egypt, Ireland, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Palestine, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Uganda, Ukraine
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-1

1.0
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Uganda 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 able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (146). 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 (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In the Uganda, there is no legislation designating head of household status (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Uganda can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 48% of the total labor force in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Uganda 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 (146). 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 (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Ugandan law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Ugandan 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 equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Uganda is free and compulsory (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Uganda cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (146). A woman in Uganda can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses do not have equal inheritance rights in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Uganda can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Ugandaof at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.05 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function 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 (146). Parents in Uganda are not able to work flexibly (146). Working flexibly, such...more
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Uganda can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
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, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Uganda does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Ugandan law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Uganda is prohibited. There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education but there is in employment. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Uganda does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Uganda 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 Uganda, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Uganda can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters do not have equal inheritance rights in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Uganda 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 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.05 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function 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 (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Uganda are not legally required to obey their husbands (146). In Uganda, the original owner of any property legally administers the property in marriage (146).
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 26, 2019, 7:54 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"This is the same government which tabled a bill in parliament targeting women for dressing in a way that reveals their chest and knees" (para 9).