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Latest items for East Timor

Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"38.5% of seats in the lower/single house of East Timor (25 out of 65 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"18.8% of ministerial positions in East Timor (3 out of 16 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: East Timor, Taiwan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

99.0
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde, East Timor, Kosovo, Palestine, Taiwan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

99.0
Jan. 22, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1, IAW-LAW-1, IAD-PRACTICE-1, IAD-LAW-1

"The law and practice on women’s inheritance rights is unclear. In 2009, the government reported that women and men have equal rights to inheritance. For instance, the government reported that the law provides that when the husband dies first, the inheritance will be divided between his wife and the children, or the inheritance will go to the wife only if they have no children. However, non-governmental organisations report that sons are generally recognised as the heads of family and recipients of family inheritance. A 2004 survey on inheritance rights of unmarried women found that women do inherit land differently under matrilineal and patrilineal systems. In the instance where women did...more
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in East Timor in 2015 was 4.35 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bolivia, Chile, East Timor, Ecuador, Jamaica, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Maldives, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Suriname
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

10.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, East Timor, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

2.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Congo, D R Congo, East Timor, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 12, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the World Bank dataset, the crude birth rate in 2016 was 35.05 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Laos, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Suriname, Zambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

270.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, India, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Suriname, Togo, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Suriname, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 30, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The contemporary practice of bride price is therefore attended by several risks: financial pressures, particularly in conditions of poverty in low-income, conflict-affected countries such as Timor-Leste; an incentive for parents to ‘sell’ their daughters prematurely; the potential for recipients to demand that bride price debts are discharged more rapidly to meet urgent debts or immediate needs; entrapping women in a violent marriage for fear of parents having to repay the large bride price; and in modernising environments, generating competing demands within families, for example, to fund their children's ongoing education as opposed to saving for a future bride price" (Para 6).
Aug. 30, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-5

"In Timor-Leste, the term barlake encompasses more than a bride price in that it refers to a range of ritual contributions as well as exchanges made between the fetosan (husband's family) and the umane (wife's family). In the prevailing patriarchal system, the bride's family or clan is commonly categorised as wife-givers (or life-givers, manegsan/umane) and the husband's family as wife-takers (or life-takers, fetosan). This complex practice of bride price obliges the husband's family to offer the wife's family gifts, offerings and contributions of traditional items such as livestock, food, handmade craft and jewellery for ceremonies and other significant life events such as marriage and funerals, throughout the period of marriage....more
Aug. 30, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MISA-PRACTICE-1

"It is possible, however, that problems associated with bride price contribute to more general and common forms of mental distress among women, as suggested by preliminary data we have gathered in Timor-Leste. Background data from our programme of research in Timor-Leste has documented high rates of explosive anger among men and women in that country, a reaction pattern that is associated with a range of general factors, including past exposure to traumas related to human rights violations, ongoing deprivations and feelings of injustice. In our qualitative research, however, women specifically highlighted the problem of bride price as a contributor to poverty, a source of conflict with the spouse and family...more
Aug. 30, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"Table 1 presents descriptive data for the quantitative survey including the sample of 1193 women... Fewer than a quarter (23.8%) of women were in paid employment" (Para 24).
Aug. 30, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"Table 1 presents descriptive data for the quantitative survey including the sample of 1193 women. Approximately 1 in 10 (11.3%) of the sample was 25 years or younger, a third (36%) was aged 25–34 years and 23% were 50 years or older (table 1). The majority (69.6%) lived in the rural area, and 87.3% were married. Two-thirds (64.3%) had either never attended school or had completed primary school only, 22% had completed senior high school and 4.7% had obtained a degree or other postschool qualification" (Para 24).
Aug. 30, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MARR-LAW-4

"Barlake has the positive effect of acting as a symbol of mutual respect between families brought together by marriage, providing material assistance to family members in need of support, and establishing clarity regarding future inheritance rights. The responsibility of meeting obligations also has the function of committing the fetosan (husband) to valuing and ensuring the safety and well-being of the new wife. Nevertheless, it is possible that the protracted nature of the husband's obligations to offer gifts or outlays to the wife and her family, and the growing cost of this form of bride price in the modern cash economy, may have adverse consequences over time, including increasing resentment within...more
Aug. 30, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"the Alola Foundation, the peak non-government agency for women in Timor-Leste" (Para 14).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, East Timor launched their national action plan in 2016 and it expired in 2020 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-4

"That the Civil Code does not recognize de facto heterosexual relationships, while the vast majority of women in the State party are in de facto unions" (14).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"That women’s economic empowerment has not been sufficiently mainstreamed within the overall poverty reduction and development strategies of the State party and that women’s access to credit, including microcredit, remains insufficient" (12). "That traditional inheritance systems continue to exclude women from land ownership" (14).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"Law No. 7/2011 of 22 June 2011 amending the parliamentarian electoral law and establishing electoral lists of standing and alternate candidates, which must include at least one woman in each group of three candidates" (2). "The Committee welcomes the special measures introduced at the national and local levels to increase the representation of women in the National Parliament and in the village and subvillage councils through the quotas set by Law No. 7/2011 of June 2011 and Law No. 3/2009 of June 2009, respectively" (8).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes that the Government of Indonesia and the State party are working together to establish a survivor healing programme, in particular for survivors of rape, sexual slavery and other forms of sexual violence committed during the Indonesian occupation in 1999" (7). "That sanctions for pimping and forced prostitution are not effectively and adequately imposed" (7). "That there is a low level of knowledge, skills and gender sensitivity on the part of the judiciary and law enforcement officials in handling trafficking cases" (7).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"...the proportion of female village chiefs is extremely low at 2 per cent" (8).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: LRCM-DATA-2, DV-DATA-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about: ...(b) The prevalence of domestic violence, including incest and sexual abuse of girls" (5).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"That women’s representation in government decision-making positions remains low at 20 per cent" (8).
April 4, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

"Civil Code (Law No. 10/2011) of 14 September 2011 providing for equal rights of women and men in marriage" (2). If there are equal rights of both women and men in marriage, then the woman would not be considered a minor in the marriage (CODER COMMENT-BCT).