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April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Madagascar can work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (109). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (109).
April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Macedonia 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 (108). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Luxembourg 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 (108). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Lithuania 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 (107). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (107).
April 19, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Implementation of measures for economic empowerment of women (268 entrepreneurs received start-up funds, over 300 women were retrained and qualified for self-employment; 41 women were employed as caregivers)" (16). "The laws regulating the issue of labour and labour relations in BiH are in line with the GEL. Provisions have been introduced setting out the basis and types of discrimination in work and labour relations, prohibition and protection from discrimination. Definitions of the prohibition of sexual harassment and gender-based violence, and legal protection that applies to these cases have been provided" (28). "Work, employment and access to economic resources were a priority area in GAP BiH (2013-2017). Active employment policies have...more
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Togo 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 (144). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (144).
April 19, 2019, 7:24 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Tunisia cannot 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 (145). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal (145).
April 18, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Enforcement was selective, and discrimination in employment reportedly occurred with regard to disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and HIV/AIDS status" (19-20).
April 18, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
Countries: Libya
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Libya 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 (107). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are not equal (107).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Liberia 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 (106). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Lesotho 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 (106). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Lebanon 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 (105). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Latvia 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 (105). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Laos 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 (104). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Kyrgyzstan can work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (104). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are not equal (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Kuwait cannot work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (103). There is no legislation on mandatory retirement ages or the ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Kosovo 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 (103). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Kenya 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 (101). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Kazakhstan cannot 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 (101). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (101).
April 18, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Trinidad and Tobago 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 (145). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (145).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Uganda 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 (146). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Turkey cannot 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 (146). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 6:10 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in UAE cannot work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (147). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are not equal (147).
April 17, 2019, 5:47 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in Ukraine cannot work the same night hours as men. Women cannot work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men (147). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (147).
April 16, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption of the following: (...) (b) National employment policy, in 2012, to enhance the enrolment of women in higher education" (2). "It notes that, through the employment skills scheme, the overseas employment scheme and the direct employment scheme, a number of women have been trained and employed" (9). "Limited information regarding the specific measures taken to address sexual harassment and the lack of data on complaints by women regarding occupational segregation and its bearing on wage gaps" (9).
April 15, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Female workers in some exportoriented industries and the agricultural sector continued to report being required to take pregnancy tests as a condition of employment" (p. 33).
April 15, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"Transgender women were particularly vulnerable to employment and education discrimination; many could find employment only as sex workers, substantially increasing their risk of violence" (p. 24).
April 12, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"[Hong Kong] According to gender-rights activists and public policy analysts, while the law treats men and women equally in terms of property rights in divorce settlements and inheritance matters, women faced discrimination in employment, salary, welfare, inheritance, and promotion (see section 7.d.)" (page 114). "[Hong Kong] Women reported they faced discrimination in employment, salary, welfare, inheritance, and promotion, and some victims filed lawsuits on these grounds. NGOs assessed gender discrimination was more widespread, but many women preferred not to file discrimination cases. Women reportedly formed the majority of the working poor and those who fell outside the protection of labor laws" (page 122). "[Macau] Discrimination in hiring practices based on...more
April 12, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Women in the United States 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 (148). The ages at which women and men can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (148).
April 11, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"In May 2016 women judges of Côte d’Ivoire, in defence of their rights and the rights of women in conflict with the law, formed the Association of Women Judges of Côte d’Ivoire. The Association will work to promote women in the judiciary, especially in positions of responsibility. To this end, the Association will work to promote a positive image of women judges in positions of responsibility, with a view to combating all forms of discrimination against women judges and their continuing education" (26).