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Latest items for ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Feb. 22, 2019, 10:58 a.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Barbados (65).
Feb. 22, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Bangladesh (65).
Feb. 22, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Bahrain (64).
Feb. 22, 2019, 10 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in the Bahamas (64).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Azerbaijan (63).
Feb. 22, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Austria (63).
Feb. 21, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Australia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are able to work in the same industries as men in Armenia (62).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Argentina (61).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Angola. (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are able to work in the same industries as men in Algeria. (60).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women in Albania are able to work in the same industries as men (59).
Feb. 21, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

According to the table, women are not able to work in the same industries as men (59).
Feb. 3, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption of the following: (d) National Support Network for the Social and Economic Empowerment of Women, fostering women’s entrepreneurship, in 2014" (2). "The Committee notes the measures taken by the State party aimed at promoting women’s entrepreneurship and the provision of loans and other forms of financial credit to women" (11).
Jan. 25, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"The lack of information on access to loans and credit facilities by women and girls and on efforts to enhance their capacity in entrepreneurship and the use of digital technology" (pg. 14).
Jan. 21, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"An study from the Fomin-BID indicated that Colombia occupies the third slot in Latin America as an auspiscious environment for women entrepreneurs. This is complemented with a World Bank study, 'Women Business and the Law', where it shows that the legal and fiscal environment in Colombia is favorable for female entrepreneurs. Likewise, first level institutions, like BBVA, are gambling in favor of women entrepreneurship. Acording to a GEM study, Colombia has an increasing rate of new entrepreneurship from men and women. Nonetheless, there are still gender gaps, since for every women that creates a new business, there are two male entrepreneurs already established" (para 6). "For 20% of the female...more
Nov. 15, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"Henna painting has become a largely needed skill in Gaza because few people have mastered it...This has pushed some women to master the skill and use it as a source of income...Ahmad told Al-Monitor, 'Henna painting has become a source of living for me. It provides me with a monthly income that reaches $150 on average. One henna drawing ranges from 5 to 20 shekels [$1.30-$5.30].'" (para 8...10). "Ahmad welcomes customers at her house in Gaza City because renting a place is costly. She also visits the customers’ homes upon their demand. Other women found Facebook a suitable space to promote their work and attract customers looking for henna painting....more
Oct. 8, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"Since the crown prince took power last year... Women no longer need a guardian to register a business. More private companies are hiring women for technical and manual labor jobs, helping pull poor families or single mothers up the socio-economic ladder" (para 17).
Sept. 21, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"A National Business Centre was established in 2012 as a pioneering platform for supporting Omani entrepreneurs of both sexes in developing successful commercial enterprises. The Centre is part of a larger Government strategy to support and incubate small and medium Omani enterprises to promote the Omani economy and create new jobs. In order to develop and support activities of enterprises, a General Authority for the Development of Small and Medium Enterprises has been established. Its charter was issued by Royal Decree No. 36/2013. It aims to entrench a culture of entrepreneurship and self-employed activity among youth, strengthen the role of enterprises in providing new jobs for both sexes, and help...more