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Latest items for Bulgaria

Jan. 22, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"The National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings concluded in several of her annual reports that the legislation that prohibits the purchase of sexual services functions as an 'effective barrier to the establishment of traffickers in Sweden'. The National Rapporteur estimates that between 400 and 600 women are trafficked into Sweden every year, mainly from Bulgaria and Romania, the Eastern European countries such as Estonia and Lithuania, and from Russia. This number has remained fairly constant during the past several years" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia
Variables: IRP-DATA-2

"The National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings concluded in several of her annual reports that the legislation that prohibits the purchase of sexual services functions as an 'effective barrier to the establishment of traffickers in Sweden'. The National Rapporteur estimates that between 400 and 600 women are trafficked into Sweden every year, mainly from Bulgaria and Romania, the Eastern European countries such as Estonia and Lithuania, and from Russia. This number has remained fairly constant during the past several years" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"The National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings concluded in several of her annual reports that the legislation that prohibits the purchase of sexual services functions as an 'effective barrier to the establishment of traffickers in Sweden'. The National Rapporteur estimates that between 400 and 600 women are trafficked into Sweden every year, mainly from Bulgaria and Romania, the Eastern European countries such as Estonia and Lithuania, and from Russia. This number has remained fairly constant during the past several years" (page 8).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Muslim women in Bulgaria have generally worn just a simple scarf to cover their hair" (para 5).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"Parliament approved the law that 'bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the face', referring to the burqa or the more common niqab" (para 2). The burqa refers to the most concealing of Islamic clothing; it is a veil that covers the entire face and body. The niqb refers to a veil which covers the face but leaves the area around the eyes clear (CODER COMMENT-BCT). "Several Bulgarian towns had already banned the niqab at local level" (para 7).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-2

"But recently there has been a small rise in the number of women wearing the niqab among ultra-conservative Muslim communities of the Roma minority" (para 6).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Bulgaria banned on Friday face-covering Islamic veils in public" (para 1). "Parliament approved the law that 'bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the face', referring to the burqa or the more common niqab" (para 2).
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cape Verde, Chad, China, Colombia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Montenegro, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Serbia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 14 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 6, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Netherlands
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria have all imposed some restrictions on the wearing of full-face veils in public places" (para 4).
Oct. 2, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Switzerland
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"People who obscure their face in public can be fined $175. Similar laws are in force or about to go into effect in Belgium, Bulgaria, France and Switzerland. Germany has a partial ban on face coverings that applies only when driving" (para 8).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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

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

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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

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

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

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

99.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

2.0