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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

4.0
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

2.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Brunei, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Georgia, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Vietnam (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Vietnam 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 1 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function for 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 (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

Discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited in access to credit in Vietnam (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

vietnamese law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in employment. The dismissal of pregnant workers in vietnam is prohibited. There is legislation on sexual harassment in employment, but not education. There are not criminal penalties, but there are civil remedies for sexual harassment in employment (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

Women make up 48% of the total labor force in Vietnam (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

Women in Vietnam are not legally required to obey their husbands (151). In Vietnam, Women can be head of household in the same way as a man. In Vietnam, both spouses must agree to legally administer the marital property (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Vietnam 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 (151). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory age of retirement for men and women is not equal (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Vietnamese law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

A woman can apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man. A woman in Vietnam can sign a contract without requiring the presence of her husband or male relatives (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Vietnam can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Vietnam 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 guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (151). Parents in Vietnam are not able to work flexibly (151). Working flexibly, such...more
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Vietnam 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 (151). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory age of retirement is not the same for men and women (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Vietnam (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

The government of Vietnam provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of children or other dependents (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Vietnam can legally travel outside the country and her own home in the same way as a man (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Vietnam can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (151). A woman in Vietnam can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Vietnamese 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 and the mandatory retirement ages for men and women are not equal (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

A woman in Vietnam can legally apply for a national ID card in the same way as a man (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

Primary education in Vietnam is free and compulsory (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

Female and male surviving spouses have equal inheritance rights in Vietnam (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: LO-LAW-1

A woman in Vietnam 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 (151). Discrimination based on gender is prohibited in access to credit in Vietnam, but discrimination based on marital status is not prohibited (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: DV-LAW-1

There is legislation specifically addressing domestic violence in Vietnam (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

Sons and daughters have equal inheritance rights in Vietnam (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: LRW-LAW-3, DV-LAW-3

A woman's testimony carries the same evidentiary weight in court as a man's (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Vietnam provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (151).
March 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

In the Vietnam, there is legislation designating head of household status (151).
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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