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April 21, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

"A dangerous combination of entrenched poverty and cultural norms that are deeply rooted in patriarchal tradition continue to fuel the harmful practice. As as a result, customary law and economic need often trump national policies and legislation. Despite best efforts, girls continue to be pulled out of school and forced into marriage – even in those countries that have set the legal age of marriage" (Page 2). Since the marriage of children is illegal now in the Maldives, it seems that the age of 18 is the strict condition for the age of majority in state-recognized marriages (BRC - CODER COMMENT).
April 21, 2021, 7:34 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

"Marriage below the age of 18 years is now prohibited (Law No: 19/2019 (Child Rights Protection Act)" (Page 5).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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 13, 2021, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"“I am not proud of it. But I harass people because it is fun. I keep quiet when a relative passes by and tell friends not to harass them.” His advice to harassers: “Do it verbally but do not touch them. That is not how men are supposed to behave” (Para 13, 14). "One young women said she went to the police station to report harassment, but found police officers to be uninterested and unhelpful. “They did not even note down the registration number of the motorbike and asked if I wanted assistance in going home. I needed the issue to be investigated, not a ride home,” she said (Para...more
April 13, 2021, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

"Sharif said his biggest challenge was finding subjects willing to talk on camera. “"A lot more people want to share their stories now. But many of the people I talked to were reluctant to share their stories, they were afraid of being targeted again. It was important that their faces appear, because the objective is to overcome this fear. But the fear to talk about this reinforces how deep-rooted this issue really is,” he said (Para 5, 6). This is in reference to a film Sharif is putting together about street harrassment in the Maldives (BRC - CODER COMMENT).
April 13, 2021, 10:42 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"People should challenge street harassment when they see it, especially men, said a social movement tackling the urban menace in the Maldives. Nufoshey, meaning don’t harass, has been active in the Maldives for three years and provides a platform for people to share their stories and build a support network to address the issue" (Para 1-2).
April 13, 2021, 10:42 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Abdul Ghani Ismail was arrested in June after a young woman posted a video on social media and accused him of following her on a motorbike while making sexual remarks about her body" (Para 2). "A 2015 survey found that 96 percent of Maldivian women had been victims of inappropriate behaviour in public, with 60 percent saying they were abused before the age of 14 and 40 percent before the age of 10" (Para 18).
April 13, 2021, 10:42 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"He solicited sexual contact when the woman stopped and asked what he wanted, the public prosecutor added. The charges stem from section 615(a) of the 2014 penal code. Each offence specified in the section is a class three misdemeanour and carries a jail sentence of one month and six days. But the prosecution only sought two counts to avoid double jeopardy, Shifaza explained. The defendant would face a maximum jail term of 54 days if he confesses" (Para 5-7).
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Maldives were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Maldives was 77.2 years for males and 79.9 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Maldives was 9 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Maldives was 53 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Maldives was 53 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Maldives of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 29.9%" (p 52).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Maldives is 8.9 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 52).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Burundi, Croatia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Guyana, Iceland, India, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Maldives, Montenegro, Nepal, Portugal, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Zambia
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 3, 2021, 12:48 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

The Maldives does not have conscription.
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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