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July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in China is 1.11. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.16.
June 21, 2020, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GP-DATA-2

The United Kingdom House of Lords' Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict reports that 78 out of 3072 military and police contributions from China to the UN are women.
June 18, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, North Korea, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

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June 18, 2020, 1:04 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Finland, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

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June 10, 2020, 5:01 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

"In China, the figure was less than five per cent" (para 12).
June 8, 2020, 8:04 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2, MARR-PRACTICE-5

"It is common in Kachin communities for a groom’s family to pay a dowry to the bride’s family at the time of marriage. This practice is sometimes exploited by traffickers who give 'dowry' to purchase a woman or girl in a manner that may appear to her and her family to be legal and binding. 'Parents are very ignorant and poor,' a Kachin activist said. Traffickers say they will give the dowry to the mother…There is a very long history of this. It is giving respect to the mother and father’s side—you have to give precious things…The Chinese brokers says, 'We love your daughter and we will pay.' She said...more
June 7, 2020, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 32.44% [15.61-57.82]
June 7, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GEW-LAW-1

"China’s Law Governing the Trial of War Criminals provides that rape and “kidnapping females and forcing them to become prostitutes” is a war crime."
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Benin, China, Croatia, Estonia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Tajikistan
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, Chad, China, Croatia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Libya, Mongolia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Tajikistan
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

2.0
May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chile, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

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May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Benin, Brunei, Chad, Chile, China, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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May 27, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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May 27, 2020, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Cameroon, China, Congo, Pakistan
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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May 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

Scholars Dara Kay Cohen and Ragnhild Nordas, in their Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict Database, state that there was no conflict in China during the period 1989-2009.
May 4, 2020, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"The age at menarche in Chinese girls dropped from 13.41 years to 12.47 years from 1985 to 2010. There was a significant difference in age at menarche between urban and rural girls over time, with urban girls having their menarche earlier than rural girls. Logistic regression showed that a higher BMI was strongly associated with an increased likelihood of having reached menarche, even after controlling for age, urban or rural residence, province, social economic status, and school."
April 30, 2020, 1:33 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"Thirty female lawyers nationwide have written a letter to authorities demanding that they remove stipulations under the family planning policy that violate women's rights and interests" (para 1). "The lawyers are hoping that authorities will establish a supervision mechanism to regulate the behavior of family planning officials and an accountability mechanism to avoid a repeat of the tragedy that happened to Feng" (para 5).
April 30, 2020, 1:33 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"While rural residents and ethnic minorities are permitted to have more than one child, urban residents like Feng are currently limited to a single child, according to family planning policies introduced in the 1970s to rein in China's surging population" (para 4). "China announced adjustments to its one-child policy in early November this year. According to the announcement, married couples will be allowed to have two children if at least one spouse is an only child. Previously, the rule applied to couples where both husband and wife were only children. The policy will be implemented in stages across the country" (para 6).
April 30, 2020, 1:33 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"According to lawyer Liu Wei from central China's Henan Province, despite China having outlawed in 2002 the use of physical force to make a woman submit to an abortion or sterilization, many local governments demand or force women to have abortions if the pregnancy violates local regulations or the policy" (para 2). "The issue gained prominence in 2012, when 27-year-old Feng Jianmei in northwest China's Shaanxi Province was forced to terminate her pregnancy at seven months in a hospital in Zhenping County. Details of the case, including several photos showing the remains of the fetus lying next to the mother on her hospital bed, were posted on online forums to...more
April 27, 2020, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2014 is 0.288, standard deviation is 0.159, 2.5th percentile is -0.005, and 97.5th percentile is 0.614.
April 27, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2013 is -0.025, standard deviation is 0.306, 2.5th percentile is -0.603, and 97.5th percentile is 0.583.
April 27, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2012 is 0.247, standard deviation is 0.238, 2.5th percentile is -0.179, and 97.5th percentile is 0.731.
April 27, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2011 is -0.135, standard deviation is 0.347, 2.5th percentile is -0.784, and 97.5th percentile is 0.552.
April 27, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2010 is 0.260, standard deviation is 0.245, 2.5th percentile is -0.174, and 97.5th percentile is 0.781.
April 27, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2009 is -0.119, standard deviation is 0.343, 2.5th percentile is -0.770, and 97.5th percentile is 0.588.
April 27, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2008 is -0.285, standard deviation is 0.379, 2.5th percentile is -1.021, and 97.5th percentile is 0.451.
April 27, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2007 is -0.317, standard deviation is 0.384, 2.5th percentile is -1.067, and 97.5th percentile is 0.459.
April 27, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2006 is -0.339, standard deviation is 0.371, 2.5th percentile is -1.061, and 97.5th percentile is 0.394.
April 23, 2020, 10:29 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2005 is -0.341, standard deviation is 0.385, 2.5th percentile is -1.079, and 97.5th percentile is 0.415.
April 23, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for China in 2004 is -0.338, standard deviation is 0.380, 2.5th percentile is -1.066, and 97.5th percentile is 0.400.