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Latest items for CL-LAW-1

Sept. 22, 2021, 10:41 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: CL-LAW-1

"The Committee notes with concern, however, the impact of unpaid care work on women’s economic empowerment" (16).
June 9, 2021, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: CL-LAW-1

"Financial help for families is provided under the subsidiarity principle, which in the case of family benefits means that prior to applying for family allowance, single parents have to get a child support order against the other parent. However, if the child support was not ordered from the other parent since this parent is dead, the father of the child is unknown or the maintenance action has been dismissed, in addition to the family allowance the single parent is entitled to a supplement in respect of raising a child as a single parent. The amount of this allowance is higher in the case of a child holding a certificate of...more
April 26, 2021, 11:49 a.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: CL-LAW-1

"...the above Framework was...designed to encourage Regional Administrations, to reach the following quantified targets, by 2013:...Increasing the percentage of the elderly being the recipients of home-care assistance, from the current 1.6% to 3.5%" (62).
Aug. 30, 2020, 7 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: CL-LAW-1

"While domestic workers are included in the labor law, they are excluded from most of its protections, including those related to weekly rest days, a minimum wage, and limits on working hours. In 2017, Bahrain introduced a unified standard contract for domestic workers, which requires detailing the nature of the job, work and rest hours, and weekly days off. While this contract is important, it lacks the legal protection and enforcement mechanisms to ensure domestic workers have their rights respected" (para 24).
June 2, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: CL-LAW-1

"Household caregivers and domestic workers are not protected under the law and are not covered by a mandated minimum wage, overtime pay, limits on the workday or workweek, minimum breaks, or vacation regulations" (p. 21).
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Montenegro provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Mongolia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (115).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Mozambique provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Morocco does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Myanmar does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Namibia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of the Netherlands provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Nepal does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Nicaragua provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of New Zealand provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Nigeria does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (120).
May 17, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Niger does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (120).
May 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Oman does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (121).
May 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Norway provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (121).
May 16, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Pakistan does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (122).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Papua New Guinea does not provide for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Panama provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (123).
May 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Peru provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (124).
May 15, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Paraguay provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (124).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Poland provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of the Philippines provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Mongolia provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (115).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Moldova provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (114).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Portugal provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (126).
May 14, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: CL-LAW-1

The government of Romania provides for valuation of nonmonetary contributions, such as staying at home to take care of the elderly and disabled (127).