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Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Czechia who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 22 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Czech Republic, Iceland, Israel, Macedonia, Malta, Spain
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in the Czechia was 3 (KMM-CODER Comment).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Czechia is 52.3% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Czechia is 81 years for women and 74 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Czechia is 76.3 years for men and 81.9 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic, Macedonia, Russia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"9.5 births per 1000 population"
Aug. 3, 2023, 10:08 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

"Section 741: If, within three years from reduction, cancellation or extinction of community property, no settlement of what was formerly part of the community property takes place, even by agreement, and no application for settlement by a court decision is filed, the spouses or former spouses are conclusively presumed to have settled as follows: a) corporeal movable things are owned by the spouse who uses them exclusively as an owner for his own needs or the needs of his family or family household, b) other corporeal movable things and immovable things are under undivided co-ownership of both spouses; their shares are equal, c) other property rights, claims and debts belong...more
Aug. 3, 2023, 9:41 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"(1) The decedent’s children and spouse inherit in the first class of heirs, each of them equally. (2) If any of the children does not inherit, his share is acquired equally by his children; the same applies to more distant descendants of the same ancestor" (para 1635). The most recent laws noted in the WomanStats Database (since 2012) relating to inheritance are still current as of December 2022 and no changes have been made, as verified by consulting The Women, Business, and the Law database for 2022 (JLR-CODER COMMENT).
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Cameroon, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kosovo, Latvia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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April 10, 2023, 10:06 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: MARR-LAW-7

"Article 15. (1) A marriage that ceased to exist can not be declared invalid. (2) A marriage entered into by a married man or woman or between ancestors and descendants or between sister and brother shall be declared invalid even after it ceased to exist."
April 5, 2023, 12:21 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

"Women and men have also equal rights to own, use, make decision and use as collateral regarding lands and non-land assets after divorce or separation (Civil Code, Articles 742(1)a and 765)" (8).
April 5, 2023, 12:20 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"The law provides for equal rights to married and unmarried women and men over the ownership, use, decision-making power, and use as collateral over land and non-land assets (Civil Code, Sections 3(e) and 112, Chart of the Fundamental Rights and Freedoms, Article 11)...Women and men have equal rights to open a bank account in the Czech Republic (Directive 2014/92/EU). Women have also equal rights to men to obtain credit. The law prohibits discrimination by creditor on the basis of sex in access to credit" (8).
April 5, 2023, 12:14 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

"The law provides for equal rights to inherit for...spouses...A surviving spouse has also a right to maintenance from the decedent’s estate for six weeks after the death of his/her spouse. If a widow is pregnant, she has the right to fair maintenance until the end of the sixth week after birth; the mother of the decedent’s child who was not married to the decedent has the same right (Civil Code, Section 1666(1))" (4).
April 5, 2023, 12:12 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

"The law provides for equal rights to inherit for daughters... If the deceased has not made a will, his or her heirs are classified into six succession classes under the law, excluding each other; in other words, if the heirs of the first class inherit, the second class heirs do not inherit anything. The decedent’s children and spouse are considered as first class of heirs and inherit equally (Civil Code Section 1635(1)). Regarding second class heirs, the spouse always inherit at least half of the decedent’s estate (Civil Code, Section 1636(2))" (4).
April 5, 2023, 12:09 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

"Joint property of spouses ceases to be held jointly after divorce. The former common obligation and rights are dissolved through a settlement. The property rights and duties are administered according to the agreement reached by the spouses (Civil Code, Section 765(1)). In case of disagreement, a court might settle the dispute (Civil Code, Section 765(2)). The shares of the spouses regarding their joint property are presumed to be equal (Civil Code, Article 742(1)a )" (3).
April 5, 2023, 12:08 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Women and men have equal rights and duties in the household as wife and husband (Civil Code, Article 687(1))...Women and men have mutual maintenance duties (Civil Code, Article 697(1)). As for marital property, partial community of property of spouses as a legal regime is the basic institution (Civil Code, Article 709(1)) yet spouses can agree on a different contractual regime (Civil Code, Section 716)" (2).
April 5, 2023, 11:55 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law provides for the valuation of nonmonetary contributions. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 742 (2).
April 5, 2023, 11:54 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law grants spouses equal administrative authority over assets during marriage. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 713 (2).
April 5, 2023, 11:53 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), female and male surviving spouses have equal rights to inherit assets. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 1635 (2).
April 5, 2023, 11:53 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets from their parents. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 1635 (2).
April 5, 2023, 11:50 a.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law prohibits discrimination in access to credit based on gender. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Anti-Discrimination Act, Art. 1(1) (2). According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), a woman can sign a contract in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 687 (2). According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), a woman can register a business in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Commercial Code, Art. 1 (2). According...more
April 3, 2023, 9:24 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Female entrepreneurs are deeply under-represented in business ownership in Czechia and have needs that are neither fully discussed nor covered within the current environment and require targeted actions that help women thrive…Women and underserved groups often struggle to meet collateral requirements for formal loans in Czechia and are (incorrectly) perceived as less creditworthy" (5-6).
April 2, 2023, 9:32 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

This analysis collected data on the proportion of consanguineous marriages in 72 different geopolitical regions from www.consang.net in October 2010, referencing many of the same 381 surveys as Alan H. Bittles' report (1998) which included information for 6.55 million marriages. In cases when multiple estimates were provided for regions, they computed the mean percentage of consanguineous marriages by weighting individual estimates according to sample size. Table 1 of the appendix summarizes consanguineous marriage data. It shows that the Czech Republic's weighted mean consanguineous percentage is 0.20% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Feb. 22, 2023, 9:22 a.m.
Countries: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Latvia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

“There is also significant variation in the share of women managers in different parts of the EU. In Lithuania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Latvia over 40 per cent of managers are women – more than five per cent above the EU average – whereas in Greece and the Czech Republic, less than 30 per cent of managers are women” (top half of page).