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Latest items for Lesotho

April 20, 2021, 12:51 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2, IIP-LAW-2

"The law criminalizes sexual harassment. Victims rarely reported sexual harassment. Penalties for those convicted of sexual harassment are at the discretion of the court. Police believed sexual harassment to be widespread in the workplace and elsewhere. In March media reported a government human rights report that cited sexual harassment as one of the major causes of female students dropping out of school(Page 13)."
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Lesotho, Liberia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Lesotho does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 87% of births in Lesotho were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Lesotho was 51.0 years for males and 54.6 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Lesotho was 81 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Lesotho was 544 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Lesotho was 544 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Lesotho of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 79.8%" (p 52).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Lesotho is 94.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 52).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

4.0
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Lesotho does not have conscription.
Dec. 30, 2020, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

According to the CIA World Factbook, women in Lesotho serve as commissioned officers.
Dec. 30, 2020, 12:51 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

“The Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force in March 2016 issued a Standing Order to the effect that any female soldiers with less than 5 years’ service who got pregnant willfully or negligently would be discharged from the force.”
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

7.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

2.0