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April 20, 2021, 1 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The Decent Work Act prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace, but it remained a significant problem at work and in schools" (Page 25). This prohibits sexual harassment only in the workplace, thus leaving it legal in public places (BRC - CODER COMMENT).
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

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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

Liberia 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: Liberia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 61% of births in Liberia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45`).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Liberia was 62.0 years for males and 63.9 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Liberia was 71 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Liberia was 665 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Liberia was 665 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Liberia of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 41.4%" (p 52).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Liberia is 150.3 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

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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

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Dec. 5, 2020, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

“The government will also establish a so-called 'national security task force' on sexual- and gender-based violence” (para 4).
Dec. 5, 2020, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

“Liberian President George Weah has declared rape a national emergency and has ordered new measures to tackle the problem after a recent spike of cases in the poor West African state” (para 1). “Late on Friday, Weah said he would install a special prosecutor for rape in Liberia, as well as set up a national sex offender registry, a statement from his office said” (para 3). “Weah's announcement of a national rape emergency follows a conference in the capital Monrovia on tackling sexual violence on Wednesday. Addressing the meeting, the footballer-turned-president said Liberia was 'witnessing what is actually an epidemic of rape within the pandemic, affecting mostly children and young...more
Dec. 5, 2020, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

“Liberian President George Weah has declared rape a national emergency and has ordered new measures to tackle the problem after a recent spike of cases in the poor West African state” (para 1). “The high rates of rape in impoverished Liberia, forced to contend both with war and the Ebola virus in recent years, has been a longstanding concern. Incidents of rape appear to have risen sharply this year, however. Margaret Taylor, the director of Liberia's Women Empowerment Network, told the AFP news agency last month that her NGO had recorded 600 cases of rape between June and August, for example. That was up from between 80 and a hundred...more
Dec. 5, 2020, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

“A UN report in 2016 recorded 803 rape cases the previous year in the country of 4.5 million, and found that only two percent of sexual violence cases led to a conviction, for example. It was the resulting sense of impunity and the legacy of the 14-year civil war between 1989 and 2003, when rape was commonplace, that had created the current problem, it said” (para 10-11).
Dec. 5, 2020, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

“Margaret Taylor, the director of Liberia's Women Empowerment Network, told the AFP news agency last month that her NGO had recorded 600 cases of rape between June and August, for example” (para 7).
Dec. 5, 2020, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

“It was the resulting sense of impunity and the legacy of the 14-year civil war between 1989 and 2003, when rape was commonplace, that had created the current problem, it said” (para 11).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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