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Oct. 12, 2018, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"On 27th of February, the Lower House’s Labour Committee submitted several amendments on the draft Labour Law to the Parliament to make it more gender sensitive. They included the introduction of new laws that criminalize gender-based wage discrimination" (para 10).
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"On 27th of February, the Lower House’s Labour Committee submitted several amendments on the draft Labour Law to the Parliament to make it more gender sensitive. They included a two-day paternity leave for fathers" (para 10). This will in turn help mothers since they will not be the sole child-care provider, however this is not a very long leave (KYK-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

"On 27th of February, the Lower House’s Labour Committee submitted several amendments on the draft Labour Law to the Parliament to make it more gender sensitive. They included a two-day paternity leave for fathers, the presence of daycare centres at workplaces if the total number of worker’s children is 15" (para 10). This will in turn help mothers since they will not be the sole child-care provider, however this is not a very long leave (KYK-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 58.0 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 26.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 17.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 10.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 9, 2018, 5:52 a.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2006 was 1.99. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Honduras, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.9 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.3 years, with the average life expectancy being 72.7 years for men and 76.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 17.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 10.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 58 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 72.5 years for men and 75.9 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 58 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Egypt, Jordan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 1.6 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 26 based on data from 2005-2014.
May 1, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

"the last survey in Jordan, admittedly way back in 1992, found that 32% were married to a first cousin; a further 17.3% were married to more distant relatives" (para 3).
May 1, 2018, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-LAW-4, RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Iraqi women are ramping up pressure to abolish a law that lets rapists off the hook if they marry their victims, after Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon scrapped similar articles last year" (para 1).
April 4, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
Countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-LAW-4, RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon repealed similar 'marry your rapist' provisions in 2017" (para 4).
March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2015-16 DHS survey of Jordan, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 95%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 4.6%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 0.5%. According to a 2009 DHS survey, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 94.8%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband...more
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: GP-DATA-5

"The Committee notes the numerous complaint mechanisms accessible to women who are victims of discrimination or violence, including the Women’s Rights Unit of the National Centre for Human Rights, the Women’s Complaint Unit of the National Commission for Women and the Justice Centre for Legal Aid. The Committee is, however, concerned about persisting barriers to women’s access to justice, in particular: Women’s limited knowledge of their rights, Language barriers faced by women wishing to claim their rights, in particular migrant and refugee women, The lack of adequate legal aid services, The lack of knowledge and sensitivity regarding women’s rights on the part of law enforcement officials and legal practitioners" (Pg...more
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The frequent recourse to reconciliation in cases of domestic violence, which can lead to revictimization" (Pg 8).
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"The prevalence of discriminatory practices that prevent rural women from inheriting or acquiring ownership of agricultural land and other property" (Pg 15).
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes with appreciation that gender parity has been reached in primary education and that female enrolment rates in secondary and higher education are now higher than those for men. It further welcomes the measures taken to reduce school dropout and illiteracy rates among girls and boys" (Pg 12). "Young married women have limited access to the education system" (Pg 12).
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"It also welcomes the measures put in place to cope with the massive arrival of Syrian refugees, half of whom are women. The Committee is concerned, however, about the precarious and insecure living conditions of female refugees, in particular those who live outside refugee camps and/or are undocumented. It also notes that Palestinian refugee women fleeing the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic are often deprived of basic services and essential goods, including education, economic opportunities and health care, and are at a heightened risk of gender-based violence, including sexual violence, labour and sexual exploitation, as well as arrest, detention, forced relocation to refugee camps and refoulement. The Committee is...more
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"The limited access to modern contraceptives, especially in rural areas" (Pg 15).
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"Continuing horizontal and vertical occupational segregation and the concentration of women in low-paid jobs" (Pg 13).