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April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"The lack of comprehensive education on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including on responsible sexual behaviour, and of family planning services and at the high level of unmet contraception needs among women and girls" (Pg 10).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes the establishment in 2012 of a subcouncil for the prevention of trafficking to coordinate the implementation of the Law on Combating Trafficking in Persons(2012). The Committee is concerned, however, at: The limited financial resources allocated to the implementation of existing legislation and programmes, in particular preventive programmes, to address the root causes of trafficking among girls and their families living in poverty and the insufficient protection and rehabilitation measures for women and girls who are victims of trafficking; The delay in the adoption of a national action plan on combating trafficking in persons; The lack of information on the number of complaints, investigations, prosecutions and convictions relating...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee remains concerned at the persistence in the media and in society of deep-rooted patriarchal attitudes and discriminatory stereotypes concerning the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family, which perpetuate women’s subordination within the family and society and which are reflected, inter alia, in women’s educational and professional choices, their limited participation in political and public life, their unequal participation in the labour market and their unequal status in family relations. The Committee recalls that such discriminatory stereotypes are also root causes of violence against women and expresses concern that, to date, the State party has not taken sustained measures to modify or eliminate discriminatory stereotypes...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"That national legislation does not provide for inclusive and accessible education for girls with disabilities" (Pg 8).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LR-DATA-1

"The Committee notes with appreciation the high literacy rate among women and the high rates of girls’ enrolment in primary and secondary education" (Pg 8).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"[Mongolia's] revised Criminal Code, which criminalizes domestic violence" (Pg 2). "The Committee notes with appreciation the adoption in 2015 of the revised Criminal Code, which criminalizes domestic violence and other forms of violence, such as stalking, threats and sexual exploitation, against women and girls, including those belonging to sexual minorities, and appreciates that perpetrators can no longer avoid penalties by reconciling with victims. It also notes that the revised bill on combating domestic violence contains an expanded definition of domestic violence. The Committee remains concerned, however, at the delay in the adoption of the bill" (Pg 5).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"While welcoming the increased participation of women in public service and in the judiciary, the Committee remains concerned at the low percentage of women in political and public life, in particular in decision-making positions, including in the parliament, notwithstanding the 30 per cent quota for women candidates on party lists and in public administration, owing to persistent traditional and patriarchal attitudes, the lack of effective temporary special measures, limited access to political networks, insufficient capacity-building and campaign funding for potential women candidates and the compulsory financial contribution known as 'the candidate tax'. The Committee is also concerned that there have been no appointments of women as governors of provinces or...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-2

"While noting the establishment of a special police unit to prevent domestic violence and crimes against children, the Committee is concerned that there is only one State-run shelter for victims of violence. The Committee is also concerned that women and girls with disabilities do not have access to shelters for victims of violence or to adequate assistance and victim support services, and that there is no training for officers, social workers or medical personnel on the specific needs and vulnerabilities of women with disabilities who are victims of violence" (Pg 5).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MISA-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is also concerned that women and girls with disabilities do not have access to shelters for victims of violence or to adequate assistance and victim support services, and that there is no training for officers, social workers or medical personnel on the specific needs and vulnerabilities of women with disabilities who are victims of violence" (Pg 5). "That national legislation does not provide for inclusive and accessible education for girls with disabilities" (Pg 8). "At the lack of information on sexual and reproductive health and rights available to women and girls with disabilities and to lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex women, as well as the lack of training...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The persistently wide and increasing gender pay gap in all sectors, the continued occupational segregation in the labour market and women’s concentration in low-paid jobs in the formal and informal sectors" (Pg 9).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"the persistence of violence, in particular sexual violence and abuse, in schools and school dormitories, which results in a high number of teenage pregnancies" (Pg 8).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: GP-DATA-3, GP-DATA-4

"The Committee is concerned that the secretariat of the National Committee on Gender Equality, the core part of the national machinery for the advancement of women, was placed under the Ministry of Population Development and Social Protection in 2014 and that its human and financial resources have been reduced, which may impede the effective implementation of the Convention. While noting the adoption of the Midterm Strategy and Action Plan on the Implementation of the Law on the Promotion of Gender Equality (2013-2016), the Committee is concerned that no proper monitoring or accountability mechanism have been established. It is also concerned at the lack of information provided on cooperation on women’s...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: SMES-DATA-2

"The Committee notes the adoption of a substrategy on promoting women’s economic opportunities and leadership in 2014, but it remains concerned at the persistence of poverty among women, in particular in rural areas and among female-headed households, as well as at women’s limited access to property, financial credit and mortgages. The Committee is also concerned at the lack of targeted measures to ensure that older women and women with disabilities can participate in decision-making in and benefit from the implementation of development projects" (Pg 10). "The Committee is concerned at the lack of public policies and measures to protect the rights of women and girls with disabilities, including their rights...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1, IRP-PRACTICE-4

"Discrimination against and stigmatization of women in prostitution, the absence of shelters and crisis centres for women in prostitution adapted to their needs and the lack of exit and reintegration programmes for women who wish to leave prostitution" (Pg 6).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes with appreciation the high literacy rate among women and the high rates of girls’ enrolment in primary and secondary education" (Pg 8). "[the committee remains concerned with] the persistence of violence, in particular sexual violence and abuse, in schools and school dormitories, which results in a high number of teenage pregnancies. At the practice of removing pregnant girls from school and providing them with alternative forms of education rather than opportunities for reintegration into the formal education system" (Pg 8).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"At the lack of information on sexual and reproductive health and rights available to women and girls with disabilities and to lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex women, as well as the lack of training of medical personnel with regard to the special needs of those women" (Pg 10). "At the lack of information on the prevalence of cervical and breast cancer in the State party, as well as on the relevant treatments available to women and girls" (Pg 10).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1

"While noting the establishment of a special police unit to prevent domestic violence and crimes against children, the Committee is concerned that there is only one State-run shelter for victims of violence" (Pg 5).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1, ATFPA-PRACTICE-2, ATFPA-PRACTICE-3, ASR-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee remains concerned at the persistence in the media and in society of deep-rooted patriarchal attitudes and discriminatory stereotypes concerning the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family, which perpetuate women’s subordination within the family and society and which are reflected, inter alia, in women’s educational and professional choices, their limited participation in political and public life, their unequal participation in the labour market and their unequal status in family relations. The Committee recalls that such discriminatory stereotypes are also root causes of violence against women and expresses concern that, to date, the State party has not taken sustained measures to modify or eliminate discriminatory stereotypes...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes the adoption of a substrategy on promoting women’s economic opportunities and leadership in 2014, but it remains concerned at the persistence of poverty among women, in particular in rural areas and among female-headed households, as well as at women’s limited access to property, financial credit and mortgages. The Committee is also concerned at the lack of targeted measures to ensure that older women and women with disabilities can participate in decision-making in and benefit from the implementation of development projects" (Pg 10).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The lack of information on legislation prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace and providing for civil and/or criminal remedies, as well as on the number of prosecutions, convictions and sentences imposed upon perpetrators" (Pg 9).
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"That women themselves, especially those in rural areas and those belonging to disadvantaged groups, are unaware of their rights under the Convention and thus lack the information necessary to claim them" (Pg 3). "The Committee notes the adoption of a substrategy on promoting women’s economic opportunities and leadership in 2014, but it remains concerned at the persistence of poverty among women, in particular in rural areas and among female-headed households, as well as at women’s limited access to property, financial credit and mortgages. The Committee is also concerned at the lack of targeted measures to ensure that older women and women with disabilities can participate in decision-making in and benefit...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes with appreciation that the State party has re-established a minimum quota of 30 per cent for women candidates on the electoral lists of political parties in parliamentary elections. The Committee is concerned, however, about the lack of implementation in practice of temporary special measures in the State party" (Pg 4). "While welcoming the increased participation of women in public service and in the judiciary, the Committee remains concerned at the low percentage of women in political and public life, in particular in decision-making positions, including in the parliament, notwithstanding the 30 per cent quota for women candidates on party lists and in public administration, owing to persistent...more
April 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-4

"The Committee notes with appreciation the adoption in 2015 of the revised Criminal Code, which criminalizes domestic violence and other forms of violence, such as stalking, threats and sexual exploitation, against women and girls, including those belonging to sexual minorities, and appreciates that perpetrators can no longer avoid penalties by reconciling with victims. It also notes that the revised bill on combating domestic violence contains an expanded definition of domestic violence. The Committee remains concerned, however, at the delay in the adoption of the bill" (Pg 5).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the table entitled "Mongolia", the maternal mortality rate is 44 (table).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"Mongolia was struck by harsh conditions this winter, raising risks for pastoral and nomadic communities. An estimated 165,000 people were affected, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Mongolia. The situation has caused particular concern for women and girls, who are experiencing limited access to sexual and reproductive health supplies and care and increased vulnerability to gender-based violence" (para 1).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

"Narantsetseg* explained that her needs as a woman fall low on the priority list. Her family spends what little they have on items like food and fuel, so she must ration sanitary napkins" (10).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the table entitled "Mongolia", the contraceptives prevelance rate is 59 (table). "Mongolia was struck by harsh conditions this winter, raising risks for pastoral and nomadic communities. An estimated 165,000 people were affected, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Mongolia. The situation has caused particular concern for women and girls, who are experiencing limited access to sexual and reproductive health supplies and care and increased vulnerability to gender-based violence" (para 1). "With roads blocked by snow, women in remote areas have limited access to sexual and reproductive health care, including family planning supplies. Contraceptive stocks were depleted at all levels" (para 13).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"Mongolia was struck by harsh conditions this winter, raising risks for pastoral and nomadic communities. An estimated 165,000 people were affected, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Mongolia. The situation has caused particular concern for women and girls, who are experiencing limited access to sexual and reproductive health supplies and care and increased vulnerability to gender-based violence" (para 1). "With roads blocked by snow, women in remote areas have limited access to sexual and reproductive health care, including family planning supplies. Contraceptive stocks were depleted at all levels" (para 13). "Herder women are additionally vulnerable when they leave their homes – even in extreme temperatures – to use the...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Mongolia was struck by harsh conditions this winter, raising risks for pastoral and nomadic communities. An estimated 165,000 people were affected, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Mongolia. The situation has caused particular concern for women and girls, who are experiencing limited access to sexual and reproductive health supplies and care and increased vulnerability to gender-based violence" (para 1). "With families struggling to cope, women’s health and hygiene needs have taken a back seat, many report" (para 3). "Narantsetseg* explained that her needs as a woman fall low on the priority list. Her family spends what little they have on items like food and fuel, so she must ration...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

According to the table entitled "Mongolia" 85 percent of boys are enrolled in secondary education and 88 percent of girls are enrolled in secondary education (table).