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Latest items for ERBG-PRACTICE-4

June 17, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"The persistent horizontal and vertical segregation in the labour market and women’s concentration in part-time work, mainly owing to family obligations, which adversely affects their career development and their social and pension benefits." (para 29).
June 11, 2019, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"The law also provides for the same legal status and rights for women as for men; however, women reported that it was more difficult for them to qualify for credit and to own a business" (12).
June 10, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"Revision of the Commercial Code, which establishes women’s autonomy in business" (6).
June 8, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"Union officials reported that sectors employing predominantly women, such as secretarial work, offered wages below the official minimum wage" (42).
June 7, 2019, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"Between 2014 and 2016 the Curriculum for Entrepreneurship was piloted (secondary school and professional training): course contents include gender issues, namely: (i) myths and prejudice about the nature of work according to gender, and (ii) gender discrimination and inequality in work context and in society, and ways to prevent it. The pilot phase was implemented in 12 schools in 6 islands, with 280 teachers and 77 staff from the MoE. Half of the students enrolled in the course were girls (50 per cent); 617 students presented a business plan, of which 63 per cent girls. The Curriculum is now generalized to the last cycle of secondary school" (20). "ADEI supported...more
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Montenegro (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Mongolia (115).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Mozambique (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Morocco (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Myanmar (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Namibia (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in the Netherlands (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Nepal (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Nicaragua (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in New Zealand (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Nigeria (120).
May 17, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Niger (120).
May 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Oman (121).
May 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Norway (121).
May 16, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Pakistan (122).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Papua New Guinea (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Panama (123).
May 16, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4, IAW-PRACTICE-1, IAW-LAW-2

"The ceremonies are carried out mainly in rural areas. The marriages have no legal standing in the country. Under Kyrgyzstan family code, women and men have equal property rights in marriage, with couples signing a contract stating the division of property between them. But in unregistered marriages, there is no such contract and women lose out on these benefits" (para 2).
May 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Peru (124).
May 15, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Paraguay (124).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Poland (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in the Philippines (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Mongolia (115).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are not able to work in the same industries as men in Moldova (114).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

Women are able to work in the same industries as men in Portugal (126).