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By Sibylla Putzi, Mary Jo Teplitz, Sherrill Schaefer

A to Z global girls in tradition & company is an encyclopedia depicting the prestige and private and non-private roles of adult females in one hundred seventy five international locations all over the world. This reference presents specific info on women's place in society, felony rights, health and wellbeing and entry to schooling, in addition to social customs, relationship, marriage and relations. different themes comprise ladies in professions, girls as enterprise proprietors and the remedy of overseas businesswomen.

A to Z global girls in tradition & enterprise is a part of the area exchange Press A to Z international tradition sequence. person titles within the sequence specialise in a particular cultural subject for the one hundred seventy five international locations coated and provide large authentic details, deep perception and considerate research. all through each one quantity, the checklist of issues and the intensity of insurance for every state is consistent¾a nice virtue while the reader wishes info on smaller or much less famous nations. moreover, assurance is going a long way deeper than usual "scratch the surface" guidebooks. content material comes from the area exchange Press A to Z international tradition proprietary database, thought of by means of hundreds of thousands of public and educational libraries to be the main entire cultural database within the world.

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Polygamy is illegal in Bolivia except in some Oriente ethnic groups. The Civil Code in Bolivia grants women equal rights as men to acquire, hold, transfer, and inherit property. However, prevalent customary norms in rural communities limit women’s ability to exercise these rights. Bolivian women have a high fertility rate, averaging five children per woman. If a woman bears no children, Bolivian society may look down upon her. In a divorce, the law considers the property acquired during the marriage (including profits made during marriage) as joint property, which is divided equally between the two spouses.

Drug policy and the related military presence in Bolivia. Bosnia and Herzegovina Women in Culture General View and Position in Society Bosnian women are slowly emerging from the traditional role of homemakers to find employment outside the home. Their primary responsibility to home and childcare remains, but support from male family members and the fledgling government have helped many to become successful career women. Although women enjoy all civil and political rights according to the present democratic constitution, gender discrimination still exists in education, employment, wages, and healthcare due to the legacy of Islamic and Balkan patriarchal traditions.

29 Bangladesh Wage inequality in the informal sector has resulted in women receiving substantially lower salaries than men for the same work. Women in Professions Bangladeshi women work primarily in the agricultural sector. Since 1980, an increasing number of women are working in manufacturing, particularly in the garment industry. Educated women are increasingly taking significant roles in the government, health care, and teaching, although in small numbers. Women have little representation in business and less in politics, despite Bangladesh being governed by two strong female prime ministers.

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