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Latest items for Denmark

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 3.4 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 4.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 3.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Slovakia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.8 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Denmark, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 81.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 79.3 years for men and 64.5 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 18.54. This rate reflects the number of police-recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Parliament approved a law to ban the wearing of full-face coverings in public, mostly seen as directed at the Islamic veil. And the immigration minister recently stirred controversy by suggesting that fasting Muslims were a danger to society" (para 14).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Countries: Belgium, Denmark, France
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"The law, approved on Tuesday, puts the Netherlands, a country of about 17 million people, in company with France, Belgium, Denmark and other countries in Europe and North America that penalize Muslim women who either partly or fully cover their faces in public" (para 2).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Uruguay
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 3.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, United Arab Emirates
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 6 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 80.6 years, with the average life expectancy being 78.6 years for men and 82.5 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 11.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 2.4 based on data from 2005-2014.
May 4, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Sweden
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"‘High prevalence IPV against women and high levels of gender equality would appear contradictory, but these apparently opposite statements appear to be true in Nordic countries, producing what could be called the ‘Nordic paradox’’...The authors also address possible sources of information bias. For example, some have argued that women in Nordic countries may feel more free to talk about IPV because of their equal status. ‘Data would reflect not an actual higher prevalence but higher levels of disclosure than in less equalitarian countries,’ explained Dr. [Enrique] Gracia [one of the authors]. ‘However, the same EU Agency for Fundamental Rights survey provides data suggesting lower levels of disclosure of IPV to...more
May 4, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Sweden
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"‘High prevalence IPV against women and high levels of gender equality would appear contradictory, but these apparently opposite statements appear to be true in Nordic countries, producing what could be called the ‘Nordic paradox’...Drs. [Enrique] Gracia and [Juan] Merlo offer a number of potential explanations and propose methodological approaches to understanding the contradictory phenomenon. One theory is that Nordic countries may be suffering from a backlash effect as traditional definitions of both manhood and womanhood begin to be challenged in a meaningful way" (pp 4, 8)
May 4, 2018, 3:07 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Sweden
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"While gender equality is a fundamental value in Nordic nations, the rates of violence against women are much higher than in other parts of Europe. The average rate of lifetime prevalence of violence against women perpetrated by partners in the European Union is 22 percent, but Denmark’s average is 32 percent, Finland 30 percent and Sweden 28 percent. The rates are also high in Nordic countries for violence against women by non-partners. Meanwhile, EU members Portugal, Italy and Greece, which all trail far behind the Nordic nations in gender equality, have much lower rates of IPV against women" (pp 5)
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Denmark launched their national action plan in 2014 and it expires in 2019 (MB-Coder Comment).
Jan. 22, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"According to a joint Nordic research study, the situation concerning prostitution and trafficking is different in Sweden compared to that in the other Nordic countries due to the effective implementation of this legislation. There is still trans-national prostitution from several countries, particularly from Eastern and Southern Europe. However, 'no large groups of foreign women have established themselves in the visible prostitution market, contrary to what is the case in Norway, Finland and Denmark'" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"Since the late 1990’s, a large number of awareness-raising campaigns have been carried out in Sweden and the region that focus on the prevention of prostitution and trafficking for sexual purposes, including the eight country Nordic-Baltic Campaign against Trafficking in Women (2002-2003), the four-country (Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia) Project against Trafficking in Women and Girls in the Barents Region (2004- 2006) and the Government/Swedish Film Institute (2003-2004) joint school Lilya 4-Ever awareness raising campaign on human trafficking in women and girls, which reached 65,000 high school students between 15 and 18 years of age" (page 15) (Coder comment: The Eight-country Nordic-Baltic Campaign includes Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania,...more
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"According to a joint Nordic research study, the situation concerning prostitution and trafficking is different in Sweden compared to that in the other Nordic countries due to the effective implementation of this legislation. There is still trans-national prostitution from several countries, particularly from Eastern and Southern Europe. However, 'no large groups of foreign women have established themselves in the visible prostitution market, contrary to what is the case in Norway, Finland and Denmark'" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Norway
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1, TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"Prostitution through the Internet has increased in Sweden as it has in other countries. This is not due to the law but due to the development generally of online technology. The number of individuals that are sold via Internet web pages/web ads are much larger in similar neighbouring countries such as Denmark and Norway" (page 5).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Norway
Variables: IRP-DATA-2

"The neighbouring countries, Denmark and Norway have three times as many individuals in street prostitution" (page 5) (Coder comment: compared to Sweden - ARR). "Prostitution through the Internet has increased in Sweden as it has in other countries. This is not due to the law but due to the development generally of online technology. The number of individuals that are sold via Internet web pages/web ads are much larger in similar neighbouring countries such as Denmark and Norway" (page 5).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"According to a joint Nordic research study, the situation concerning prostitution and trafficking is different in Sweden compared to that in the other Nordic countries due to the effective implementation of this legislation. There is still trans-national prostitution from several countries, particularly from Eastern and Southern Europe. However, 'no large groups of foreign women have established themselves in the visible prostitution market, contrary to what is the case in Norway, Finland and Denmark'" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"The neighbouring countries, Denmark and Norway have three times as many individuals in street prostitution. . . . The number of individuals that are sold via Internet web pages/web ads are much larger in similar neighbouring countries such as Denmark and Norway" (page 5) (Coder comment: compared to Sweden - ARR).
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Guinea, Honduras, Iceland, Laos, North Korea, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"In 2008, the government announced it would bar judges from wearing headscarves and similar religious or political symbols - including crucifixes, Jewish skull caps and turbans - in courtrooms. . . . That move came after pressure from the Danish People's Party (DPP), known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric, which has since called for the ban to be extended to include school teachers and medical personnel" (para 56-57).
Nov. 22, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"In 2008, the government announced it would bar judges from wearing headscarves and similar religious or political symbols - including crucifixes, Jewish skull caps and turbans - in courtrooms. . . . That move came after pressure from the Danish People's Party (DPP), known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric, which has since called for the ban to be extended to include school teachers and medical personnel" (para 56-57).