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Latest items for CLCW-LAW-2

June 3, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

"GREFELS is currently undertaking research on women’s experiences crossing borders, and particularly the lack of accountability and corruption of customs officers. In many cases, women are obliged to spend the night at the border, sometimes forced to give bribes, or even have sex with customs officers. GREFELS seeks to demand accountability from the Ministry of Finance who employees customs officials, to put the onus away from only individual responsibility to state responsibility. This is a similar issue for child marriages and other forms of CVAW" (Pg 35).
May 30, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

"The government requires male relatives of women between the ages of 18 and 35 to submit a statement pledging that the women would not engage in illegal behavior, including prostitution, while abroad, a regulation the government stated is aimed at combating trafficking in persons" (20).
May 28, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

"The law requires women to have the permission of a male guardian, such as a husband, before applying for a passport or leaving the country. A husband or male relative may bar a woman from leaving the country by placing a woman’s name on a 'no-fly list' maintained at airports, and prior to the conflict, authorities strictly enforced this requirement when women traveled with children" (26).
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Montenegro can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (115). A woman in Montenegro can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Mongolia can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (155). A woman in Mongolia can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (155).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Mozambique can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (116). A woman in Mozmbique can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Morocco can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (116). A woman in Morocco can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Myanmar cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (117). A woman in Myanmar can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Namibia can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (117). A woman in Namibia can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in the Netherlands can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (118). A woman in the Netherlands can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Nepal can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (118). A woman in Nepal can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Nicaragua can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (119). A woman in Nicaragua can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in New Zealand can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (119). A woman in New Zealand can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Nigeria cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (120). A woman in Nigeria can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (120).
May 17, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Niger can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (120). A woman in Niger can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (120).
May 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Oman cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (121). A woman in Oman can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (121).
May 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Norway can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (121). A woman in Norway can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (121).
May 16, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Pakistan cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (122). A woman in Pakistan can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (122).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (123). A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Panama can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (123). A woman in Panama can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (123).
May 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Peru can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (124). A woman in Peru can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (124).
May 15, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Paraguay can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (124). A woman in Paraguay can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (124).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Poland can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (125). A woman in Poland can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in the Philippines cannot legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (125). A woman in the Philippines can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Mongolia can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (115). A woman in Mongolia can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (115).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Moldova can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (114). A woman in Moldova can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (114).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Portugal can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (126). A woman in Portugal can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (126).
May 14, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Romania can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (127). A woman in Romania can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Qatar can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (127). A woman in Qatar cannot legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (127).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

A woman in Rwanda can legally apply for a passport in the same way as a man (128). A woman in Rwanda can legally travel outside of the country in the same way as a man (128).