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Latest items for GIC-LAW-1

April 18, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Trinidad and Tobago of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 33% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.33 difference between leave resered for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (145).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in Uganda of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.05 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function who pays. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Turkey of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is a difference of 1 between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (146).
April 17, 2019, 6:10 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in UAE of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (147).
April 17, 2019, 5:47 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Ukraine of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is a difference of 1 between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (147).
April 16, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"The Committee commends the State party for extending maternity and paternity leave from three to six months and from 5 to 10 days, respectively, for the public sector. It notes that the State party is engaged in consultations with the private sector to establish childcare facilities and to consider extending to employees more favourable conditions of employment regarding parental benefits" (8-9).
April 12, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"[Tibet] Family planning policies permitted Tibetans and members of some other minority groups to have more children than ethnic Han. Some Tibetans who worked for the government reported pressure from their work units to have only one child" (page 90). "[Hong Kong] Couples and individuals have the right to decide the number, spacing, and timing of children; manage their reproductive health; and have access to the information and means to do so, free from discrimination, coercion, or violence" (page 114). "[Macau] Couples and individuals had the right to decide the number, spacing, and timing of their children, to manage their reproductive health and to both fertility and contraceptive treatment, free...more
April 12, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is not paid maternity leave available to women in the United States of at least 14 weeks. Women do not receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are tax deductible (148).
April 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in the United Kingdom of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 92% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.94 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are tax deductible (148).
April 10, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Uzbekistan of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (149).
April 10, 2019, 2:57 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Uruguay of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is a difference of 1 between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function of who pays. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are tax deductible (149).
April 9, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Jordan of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (100).
April 9, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Japan of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (100).
April 9, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Venezuela of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 67% of maternity leave benefits. There is a 0.69 difference between leave reserved for women and men relative to leave reserved for women as a function who pays. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (150).
April 7, 2019, 2:40 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Jamaica of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (99).
April 7, 2019, 2:30 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Italy of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are tax deductible (99).
April 7, 2019, 2:19 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Israel of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (98).
April 7, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Ireland of at least 14 weeks. Women do not receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (98).
April 7, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
Countries: Iraq
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Iraq of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (97).
April 7, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Iran of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (97).
April 7, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Indonesia of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (96).
April 7, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in India of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (96).
April 7, 2019, 1:39 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Iceland of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (95).
April 7, 2019, 1:38 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Hungary of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (95).
April 7, 2019, 1:38 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Honduras of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 67% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (94).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Haiti of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 0% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Guyana
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Guyana of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (93).
April 7, 2019, 1:36 p.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Guinea-Bissau of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are not guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (92).
April 5, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is paid maternity leave available to women in Guinea of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 50% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government does not support or provide childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (92).
April 5, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Guatemala
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

There is no paid maternity leave available to women in Guatemala of at least 14 weeks. Women receive at least 2/3 of their wages for the duration of their maternity leave. The government pays for 100% of maternity leave benefits. There is no paid parental leave. Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after returning to work from maternity leave. The government supports or provides childcare services. Childcare payments are not tax deductible (91).