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Feb. 22, 2019, 10:58 a.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Barbados law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (65).
Feb. 22, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Bangladesh law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. Mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (65).
Feb. 22, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Bahrain law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are not equal (64).
Feb. 22, 2019, 10 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Bahamian law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (64).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

The law in Azerbaijan does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Austrian law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (63).
Feb. 21, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Australian law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Armenian 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 equal (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Argentine law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal, but the mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Angolan law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, Algerian law mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value. The ages at which men and women can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal, nor are the mandatory retirement ages for men and women equal (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, the law in Albania mandates equal remuneration for work of equal value (59). According to the table, the ages at which men and women in Albania can retire with full or partial pension benefits are not equal (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

According to the table, the law does not mandate equal remuneration for work of equal value (59). According to the table, mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (59).
Feb. 14, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
Countries: Mauritius
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"While women had equal access to education, the private sector paid women less than men for substantially similar work" (para 94).
Feb. 14, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Countries: Belarus
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The law requiring equal pay for equal work was not regularly enforced, and the minister of labor and social welfare stated in June 2016 that on average women were paid 24 percent less than men" (47).
Feb. 8, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The government was the major formal-sector employer and ostensibly paid women the same as men for similar work, but differences in job descriptions permitted pay inequality" (page 30).
Feb. 8, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Azerbaijan is gradually increasing and equalizing the ages at which men and women can retire and receive pension benefits" (p. 36).
Feb. 8, 2019, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The new labor code also mandates equal remuneration for men and women who do work of equal value" (p. 36).
Feb. 7, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1, ERBG-DATA-2

"The law provides for equal pay for equal work for men and women, but in the private sector there was discrimination regarding the provision of benefits. Only 26 percent of women, compared with 76 percent of men, were in the formal labor force, and these women earned on average 61 percent of what men earned for comparable work (see section 7.d.)" (Pg 29).
Feb. 6, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Average wages for women were substantially less than for men. Women made up the majority of pensioners, a group particularly vulnerable to deteriorating economic conditions. In rural areas, traditional attitudes toward women limited them to the roles of wife and mother and curtailed educational opportunities" (Pg 36).
Feb. 4, 2019, 3:44 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Where gender pay differences are identified, an employer must publish an action plan to eliminate them and provide a copy of the action plan to employees and any recognised trade union" (6). "The UK is one of the first countries in the world to introduce gender pay gap reporting. The overall gender pay gap is at 18.4%. The gender pay gap for full-time employees has decreased from 9.4 per cent to 9.1 per cent... The regulations require any organisation that has 250 or more employees to publish and report specific figures about their gender pay gap via their public-facing website and report their data to government online using the gender...more
Feb. 4, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"An assessment of the National Action Plan on Gender Equality for 2010-15 reported a reduction in the gap between wages for men and women from 28 percent in 2010 to 12.4 percent in 2015. In 2014 a woman received 87.6 percent of a man’s wage" (Pg 32)
Feb. 3, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"It nevertheless remains concerned about: (a) The persistence of occupational segregation and the concentration of women in low-paid jobs, as noted by the Committee in its previous concluding observations (CEDAW/C/CRI/CO/5-6, para. 28), and the significant gender wage gap;" (9). Data is not included (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Feb. 1, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"According to the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Gender Gap Report, on average women earned 55 percent of men’s wages for comparable work" (page 23).
Jan. 29, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The Committee is concerned about persistent discrimination against women in employment, in particular: The significant gender pay gap in the private and public sectors" (pg. 10).
Jan. 25, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Labour market segregation, the concentration of women in traditional career paths and the persistent gender wage gap, which, in the civil service, is partly due to variable salary components such as a vehicle allowance and overtime hours" (pg. 13).
Jan. 3, 2019, 2:59 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Recent figures show that women in China’s cities now earn 67.3% of what men make. Meanwhile, for women in the countryside, it’s even less at 56%. As with other countries there are several contributing factors for this gender pay gap. But one difference in China are mandatory retirement ages. Women must retire earlier than men – that’s age 55 for state employees, versus age 60 for men" (para 11-12).
Jan. 2, 2019, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women in the private sector earned on average one-quarter less than men for similar work" (page 18).
Dec. 21, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women in the private sector earned on average one-quarter less than men for similar work. The new law on gender-based violence contains provisions aimed at eliminating the gender-based wage gap" (page 23).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Graph 59 shows the percentage of affiliates to the Chilean pension system disaggregated by sex in 2013. 53.6% of the total of affiliates are men and 46.4% are women (60).