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April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Venezuela provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Venezuela (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Venezuela can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Venezuelan 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 not equal (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Venezuela are not legally required to obey their husbands (150). In Venezuela, the original owner of any property legally administers the property in marriage with spousal consent (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

Venezuelan law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in Venezuela is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in education and employment. There are criminal penalties and civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Venezuela (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Venezuela can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (150). A woman in Venezuela can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Venezuela (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Venezuela 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 (150). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Venezuelan law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Venezuela can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In Venezuela, there is no legislation designating head of household status (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Venezuela provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Venezuela 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 (150). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Venezuela can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 40% of the total labor force in Venezuela (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Venezuela (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Venezuela 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 67% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.69 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 supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Venezuela is free and compulsory (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Venezuela 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 (150). Discrimination based on gender is not prohibited in access to credit in Venezuela, and neither is discrimination based on marital status (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Venezuela (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Venezuela can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Venezuela (150).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Venezuela 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 67% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.69 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 supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (150). Parents in Venezuela are not able to work flexibly (150). Working flexibly, such as working...more
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Iraq, Mexico, Moldova, South Africa, United States, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Iraq, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Panama, Paraguay, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, United States, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

2.0
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: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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