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Latest items for AFE-PRACTICE-1

April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Madagascar (109).
April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Macedonia (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Lithuania (107).
April 19, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"The Framework Law on Primary and Secondary Education and the Framework Law on Higher Education provide for the education and possibility of making a free choice, regardless of the gender. Education reform strategies, laws and various policy documents promote the principles of equal access, availability, acceptance, effectiveness and official recognition, non-discrimination and lack of segregation in education" (26). "The FBiH Government has made recommendations for the elimination of segregating and divided structures in educational institutions in FBiH. Education ministers have committed themselves to working to remove, not only these forms that are related to the phenomenon of two schools under one roof, but all forms of discrimination, segregation, assimilation, but...more
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, 7:24 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Tunisia (145).
April 18, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
Countries: Libya
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Libya (107).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Liberia (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Lesotho (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Lebanon (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Latvia (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Laos (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kyrgyzstan (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kuwait (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kenya (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kazakhstan (101).
April 18, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Trinidad and Tobago (145).
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, 12:15 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, 6:10 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in UAE (147).
April 17, 2019, 5:47 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Ukraine (147).
April 16, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the efforts made to increase literacy among women, such as the provision of scholarships for girls and the delivery of the non-formal education programme. The Committee notes that, in line with the Bhutan Education Blueprint 2014-2023, the State party has established residential 'central schools' to reduce the high dropout rates resulting from marriage and pregnancy. The Committee notes that, as a result of these measures, the number of extended classrooms, which are designed to reduce walking distances to schools and, therefore, improve access for girls, has been reduced. The Committee is, however, concerned at the high dropout rate between the primary and secondary levels and about the...more
April 12, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in the United States (148).
April 11, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"A study conducted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs in 2012 showed that most girls who had dropped out or never been to school lived in difficult conditions in which they were unable to meet their basic needs for food, clothing, health services, information and housing. Some of these girls resorted to clandestine or professional prostitution" (23). "'The Government of Côte d’Ivoire has included the following in the code of ethics of the teaching profession: 'The code of ethics strictly prohibits sexual intercourse between teacher and student'. Many teachers have been punished for rape or indecent assault of underage students from primary and secondary schools in various locations"...more
April 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in the United Kingdom (148).
April 11, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"On October 12, the Ministry of Education reported it received 882 complaints of sexual assault in schools between 2014 and 2017, with approximately 64 percent of the cases perpetrated by persons associated with the education system. On June 1, citing UNICEF, El Comercio reported that one of 10 women was sexually abused during childhood" (p. 23).
April 10, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"The government did not enforce compulsory education in unrecognized Bedouin villages in the Negev. Bedouin children, particularly girls, continued to have the highest illiteracy rate in the country. The government did not grant construction permits in unrecognized villages, including for schools. In April the Ministry of Education of Education began providing transportation to preschool for 21 Bedouin children. NGOs stated that bussing for preschoolers in unrecognized villages, rather than building schools near their villages, was discriminatory. In response to a petition on this topic, on October 15, the Be’er Sheva District Court instructed the government to submit a detailed plan for expedited construction of safe bus stops" (39). "In recent...more
April 10, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Uzbekistan (149).