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Latest items for China

Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: China, Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Gabon, Honduras, Laos, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Dec. 31, 2020, 5:52 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Our study is based on 800 households in five villages in south-western China. We examined the social behaviour of those who were labelled with a “witch” tag, and compared it with those who were not. The work, published in Nature Human Behaviour, was the basis of a long-term collaboration between scientists from University College London, the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and Lanzhou University" (para 3).
Dec. 31, 2020, 5:52 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"A patriarchal dimension to witchcraft accusations could also explain the prevalence of women as victims both in traditional societies, and even in modern contexts that can resemble 'witch hunts', such as online bullying specifically targeting women" (para 14).
Dec. 23, 2020, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-PRACTICE-1

"The worsening sex ratio (number of females per 1,000 males) in countries such as India and China reflected the gross neglect of women" (para 5, para 22).
Dec. 23, 2020, 2:37 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Women of the Miao ethnic minority group have recently had to shoulder the heavy burdens of family and farming work in southwest China's Guizhou Province this summer as a drought has hit the area. Many young rural men in Guizhou have gone to the cities to look for jobs, leaving behind women, children and senior citizens fighting against the drought. They are left doing heavy tasks such as washing clothes, cooking, feeding the livestock and farming" (para 1-2). While women might have been kept out of employment previously, they now have to do the farm work (CAT - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 24, 2020, 10:44 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1, DV-DATA-1

“There’s renewed outrage over domestic violence in China, as Lamu, a 30-year-old vlogger, living in a remote area of Sichuan province, was set on fire and burned to death by her ex-husband” (para 4).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

11.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

2.0