The most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of
women in the world.

Latest items for ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Sept. 17, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"But instead of making it easier for women to both work and have children, China’s leader, Xi Jinping, has led a resurgence in traditional gender roles that has increasingly pushed women back into the home." (para 7).
July 21, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"The implications of the war for men are immense, from death at the battlefront to unemployment and the psychological stress of failing to provide for their families. More women are entering the labor market, especially in rural areas where most of the men are day laborers, and becoming the breadwinners of their families" (para 5). CC: The fall of men from the labor market and the rise of women to take their place indicates that men take priority in having jobs in the job market. "While the increasing representation of women in public spaces can be considered a positive development, should their increasing participation in the labor market in such...more
July 20, 2019, 10:39 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"It is concerned by the existence of a list of professions declared dangerous for women, which reinforces discriminatory stereotypes and occupational segregation" (9).
July 17, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"Women still remain underrepresented in traditionally male dominated fields of study, such as engineering, electronics and information technology, at the tertiary level" (7).
July 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: Eritrea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"In 2015 the COI reported sexual violence against women and girls was widespread in military training camps, that the sexual violence by military personnel in camps and the army amounted to torture, and the forced domestic service of women and girls in training camps amounted to sexual slavery. In a 2015 report, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) expressed concern regarding reports of women in national service frequently subjected to sexual violence, including rape" (p. 3).
July 9, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-LAW-1

"The International Labor Organization reported on allegations that the Law on Maximum of Employees in the Public Sector, adopted in July 2015, is discriminatory because it obliges women workers in the public sector to retire at age 62, whereas male workers can work up to the age of 65. The retirement age for women will continue to increase incrementally until the retirement age is 65 years old for both men and women" (page 33).
July 3, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"In many communities, women experienced societal discrimination based on traditional social norms depicting women as subordinate to men. There were reports of discrimination in employment" (page 18).
June 17, 2019, 1:34 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"The percentage point decline in the unemployment rate was greater among women than men (4.47% vs. 2.04%) but unemployment rates remained higher among women than men over the entire period. In 2007, for example, about 28 per cent of women over the age of 15 were unemployed compared to 21 per cent of men" (12)
May 28, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-DATA-2

"Despite the government’s goal of increasing the role of women in the economic sector, women and girls ages 15 and older represented only 25 percent of the formal workforce, largely due to barriers to education and social traditions that precluded women from seeking and gaining employment" (48).
April 22, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Table no. 27 shows the population rates characteristics by activity and sex for 2013 and 2014. In 2013 there was a total 43,6% activity rate, regarding female population the activity rate was 32,5% and for the male population was 55,3%. In 2013, the total employment rate was of 31,6%, regarding female population the employment rate was 23% and for the male population was 40,6%. In 2013, the total unemployment rate was of 27,5%, regarding female population the unemployment rate was 29% and for the male population was 26,5%. In 2014 there was a total 43,7% activity rate, regarding female population the activity rate was 33% and for the male population...more
April 11, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"On June 20, El Telegrafo reported that AfroEcuadorians continued to demand more opportunities in the workforce and complained that employers often would profile them based on their job application photographs. Indigenous and LGBTI individuals also experienced employment discrimination" (p. 34).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 72% of the total sample agreed and 22% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 61% of men and 83% of women agreed; 32% of men and 12% of women disagreed (14).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 51% of the total sample agreed and 44% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 49% of men and 53% of women agreed; 44% of men and 44% of women disagreed (14).
April 4, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 83% of the total sample agreed and 14% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 76% of men and 91% of women agreed; 21% of men and 8% of women disagreed (10).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 66% of the total sample agreed and 30% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 63% of men and 69% of women agreed; 31% of men and 28% of women disagreed (10).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 87% of the total sample agreed and 10% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 84% of men and 91% of women agreed; 14% of men and 6% of women disagreed (10).
April 4, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 72% of the total sample agreed and 21% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 67% of men and 77% of women agreed; 26% of men and 16% of women disagreed (10).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 58% of the total sample agreed and 32% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 50% of men and 67% of women agreed; 41% of men and 23% of women disagreed (6).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 77% of the total sample agreed and 21% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 68% of men and 85% of women agreed; 29% of men and 12% of women disagreed (6).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 54% of the total sample agreed and 31% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 47% of men and 60% of women agreed; 39% of men and 23% of women disagreed (6).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 83% of the total sample agreed and 14% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 80% of men and 86% of women agreed; 18% of men and 11% of women disagreed (6).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 72% of the total sample agreed and 21% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 66% of men and 77% of women agreed; 26% of men and 16% of women disagreed (6).
April 2, 2019, 11:06 a.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"Female employees in the private sector may invoke laws prohibiting discrimination against women" (p. 16).
March 31, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"Discrimination based on gender in compensation, professional training, hiring, and dismissal was common. Employers often preferred to hire men to save on maternity and child-care costs and to avoid the perceived unreliability associated with women with small children. Such discrimination was often very difficult to prove, although NGOs reported several successful lawsuits in St. Petersburg against companies for wrongful termination of women on maternity leave" (61). "Notwithstanding the law, vacancy announcements sometimes specified gender and age requirements, and some also specified a desired physical appearance" (61).
March 28, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 56% of the total sample agreed and 34% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 47% of men anf 65% of women agreed; 45% of men and 24% of women disagreed (2).
March 28, 2019, 3:34 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 71% of the total sample agreed and 23% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 64% of men and 78% of women agreed; 30% of men and 17% of women disagreed (2).
March 28, 2019, 3:34 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 72% of the total sample agreed and 20% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 67% of men and 78% of women agreed; 25% of men and 16% of women disagreed (2).
March 26, 2019, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"If policies like paid parental leave and subsidized child care enabled more mothers to work, the United States could add five million prime-age workers to its labor force, according to a new economic letter from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Spending on child care makes the biggest difference in female employment, earnings and fertility, found a recent paper" (para 15).
March 22, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
Countries: Cyprus
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"Between 2009 and 2015, the unemployment rate among women increased by 9.3 percentage points (pp), reaching 14.8% in 2015 from 5.5% in 2009 while unemployment among men increased by 9.7 pp, reaching 15.0% in 2015 from 5.3% in 2009. Meanwhile, the employment rate decreased by 3.3 pp among women to 59.0% in 2015, from 62.3% in 2009, while the employment rate among men decreased by 9.6 pp to 66.7%, from 76.3% in 2009. This is due to the sectoral distribution of male-female employment, with women concentrated mostly in the services sector, which is traditionally less cyclical and has fewer job losses, and men mainly in industry and construction, both of...more
March 22, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"The absence of child-care facilities made it difficult for women with children to remain employed after they had children" (31).