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Latest items for IIP-LAW-2

April 22, 2019, 7:33 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The government prosecutes harassment via the penal code. Conviction of “disgracing or dishonoring” a person in public is punishable by a minimum of one year and up to 15 years in prison if the victim is under age 14. Conviction for “infamous” acts against the rules of decency is punishable by a penalty of six months in prison, and “dishonoring a woman by word or deed on a public roadway” is also a punishable offense" (p. 24).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2, IIP-LAW-2

"Sexual harassment is defined as unsolicited comments, actions, and touching of a sexual nature that is unwanted by the female or male victim. Sexual harassment in the workplace, however, is not a criminal offense but rather a labor rights violation subject to administrative punishment" (p. 14).
April 19, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2, IIP-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment and stipulates a penalty of two years in prison or a fine" (p. 17).
April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Madagascar (109).
April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Macedonia (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Luxembourg (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Lithuania (107).
April 19, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Harassment or sexual harassment and acts of gender-based violence are subjected to the claim before the prosecution, in accordance with the standards of criminal legislation in BiH, under which the procedure is being conducted" (5).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Togo (144).
April 19, 2019, 7:24 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Tunisia (145).
April 18, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Minor cases of verbal sexual harassment in public are punishable by up to six months’ incarceration and a fine of up to 516 euros ($619)"(p. 14).
April 18, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"A specific law on stalking includes mandatory detention for acts of sexual violence, including by partners" (p. 13).
April 18, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"There is no specific legislation on sexual harassment, but prosecutors cited various penal code articles in filing sexual harassment cases" (12). "Stalking is a criminal offense, and police may investigate possible cases of stalking without the filing of a formal complaint. Pending investigation, police may issue temporary restraining orders limiting contact between victim and suspect for up to 30 days. If found guilty, offenders can receive prison sentences ranging from four to 12 years and fines from SRD 50,000 to SRD 150,000 ($6,667 to $20,000)" (12).
April 18, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
Countries: Libya
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Libya (107).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Liberia (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Lesotho (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Lebanon (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Latvia (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Laos (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kyrgyzstan (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kuwait (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kosovo (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kenya (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is no legislation on sexual harassment in education in Kazakhstan (101).
April 18, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Trinidad and Tobago (145).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Uganda (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is legislation on sexual harassment in education in Turkey (146).
April 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment and provides imprisonment of up to five years if the victim is an adult and up to eight years if the victim is a minor" (p. 23)
April 17, 2019, 6:10 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in UAE (147).
April 17, 2019, 5:47 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IIP-LAW-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

There is not legislation on sexual harassment in education in Ukraine (147).