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Belizean women are not barred from joining any profession. Women wear long or knee-length frocks with sleeves ,in general, and these are permitted in the work place, unless the company insists on a uniform dress code for all employees. Children of working mothers are looked after by other family members or are sometimes taken to the work place. There are no state-run childcare centers for the children of working mothers, and the general lack of childcare alternatives forces many women to abandon their jobs in order to look after their children.
Prohibited jobs include heavyduty work, work involving harmful or hazardous working conditions, underground work (except non-manual work or sanitary and consumer services), and manual lifting and transfer of weights exceeding the established limits. Belarusian society does not have a specific dress code for women, and women tend to dress informally. Home and childcare is considered the primary responsibility of women. Laws entitle working mothers to take maternity leave and paid sick leave when their children fall sick.
The increase in the number of women's associations and NGOs concerned with the promotion of women’s welfare, particularly in the areas of literacy, income-generation, savings, and credit, is beginning to affect a slow change in the status of Beninese women. ” Legal Rights Beninese women won the right to vote in 1956. Women face extensive social discrimination – especially in rural areas – despite the political, economical, and social rights they are guaranteed under the constitution. Though Beninese laws grant women equal property and inheritance rights with men, tribal customs in many areas makes those laws ineffective – women never inheriting real property as a consequence.