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Latest items for Burma/Myanmar

Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

3.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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

2.0
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-3, CBMC-PRACTICE-1

“The government in Burma is considering introducing a law that would see men jailed for up to seven years if they get a woman pregnant but do not marry her. A senior official said the legislation was being introduced as part of measures designed to strengthen women's rights” (para 1-2). “If the law successfully passes through parliament, it would mean men face a penalty of up to five years in prison if they refuse to marry a woman after they have lived together, and up to seven if she is pregnant” (para 4).
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-6

“Last year parliament passed controversial laws backed by hardline Buddhist nationalists, restricting marriage between Buddhist women and men of other faiths” (para 11).
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2, IIP-LAW-2

“There are currently no laws to … combat sexual harassment in the workplace” (para 9).
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

“The legislation is being introduced as the country opens up after half a century of military rule, and includes new laws to … make gang-rape punishable by death” (para 3).
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

“Buddhist-majority Burma is a socially conservative country, where gender stereotypes are deeply entrenched and sex remains a taboo topic. The Burmese language has no word for female genitalia and any garments worn on a woman's lower half are considered unclean, meaning they must be washed separately from men's clothes” (para 6-7).
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

“The penal code includes some provisions against rape, although that does not cover husbands who abuse their wives unless they are under the age of 13” (para 10).
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

“The legislation is being introduced as the country opens up after half a century of military rule, and includes new laws to … make gang-rape punishable by death” (para 3). “The penal code includes some provisions against rape, although that does not cover husbands who abuse their wives unless they are under the age of 13” (para 10).
Aug. 24, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DV-LAW-1

“The legislation is being introduced as the country opens up after half a century of military rule, and includes new laws to criminalise domestic violence for the first time” (para 3). “There are currently no laws to prevent domestic violence against women” (para 9). “The penal code includes some provisions against rape, although that does not cover husbands who abuse their wives unless they are under the age of 13” (para 10).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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

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

6.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

3.0