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Nov. 3, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"In the Middle East and North Africa, seven countries or autonomous regions have legislation or regulations on domestic violence: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraqi Kurdistan, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia"(4)
Nov. 3, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"In the Middle East and North Africa, seven countries or autonomous regions have legislation or regulations on domestic violence: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraqi Kurdistan, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia"(4)
Sept. 28, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Iraq
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

"A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment if they married their victim in at least nine jurisdictions, including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia" (para 2). "Kirkland said Lebanon, Bahrain, Jordan and Iraq were discussing revising laws allowing rapists to escape justice" (para 18).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 6, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

"Bahrain’s Parliament voted last year to repeal a similar law (in which rapists can go free if they marry the victim). But the executive branch balked, saying the marriage loophole should be revoked only in rape cases involving multiple perpetrators" (p 9)
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

1.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 31, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"No government policies or laws explicitly addressed violence against women. Rape is illegal; however, because marital relations are governed by Shari'a, spousal rape is not illegal" (p 126)
Aug. 31, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"The Committee urges the State party to revise relevant provisions of the Penal Code so as to ensure that all forms of domestic violence, including marital rape, are criminalized and that marriage to the victim does not exempt perpetrators of rape from prosecution" (5)
Aug. 30, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Property and land ownership is governed by civil law in Bahrain, not by Sharia law. Under civil law, women have the same legal capacity as men." This information is from CEDAW 2007. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"On marriage, a woman retains control and ownership of any property that she owns unless stipulated in the marriage contract; she can manage and dispose of that property without her husband’s consent." This information is from CEDAW 2007. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 30, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Despite the measures taken, the application of article 13 of the CEDAW still faces several difficulties, consisting primarily of women’s lack of full awareness of their entitlement to the family and economic benefits stipulated by legislation. Women also lack knowledge of loan management and investment methods" (298)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

7.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

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