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April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Mauritius, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"In Curacao physicians are not required to report instances of abuse they encounter to authorities, but hospital officials reported indications of child abuse to authorities. In Sint Maarten, the penal code addresses serious offenses against public morality, abandonment of dependent persons, serious offenses against human life, and assault that apply to child abuse cases" (p. 13).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The minimum age of consent is 16 in the Netherlands, Curacao, and Aruba and 15 in Sint Maarten" (p. 13).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"Aruba has a child abuse reporting center" (p. 13).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"The law in all parts of the kingdom criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, and domestic violence. The penalty is imprisonment not exceeding 12 years, a fine not exceeding 78 thousand euros ($93,600), or both" (p. 11).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"The penalty is imprisonment not exceeding 12 years, a fine not exceeding 78 thousand euros ($93,600), or both. In case of violence against a spouse, the penalty for various forms of abuse can be increased by one-third. In Aruba the penalty is imprisonment not exceeding 12 years or a fine of 100 thousand Aruban florins ($56,000)" (p. 11).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The law penalizes acts of sexual harassment and was enforced effectively. It requires employers to protect employees against aggression, violence, and sexual intimidation. Complaints against employers who fail to provide sufficient protection could be submitted to the NIHR. Victims of sexual assault or rape in the workplace can report the incidents to police as criminal offenses, which can trigger a police response. In Curacao the law penalizes sexual harassment and it is enforced effectively. The Stichting Slachtofferhulp (Victims Assistance Foundation) assists the victims. In Sint Maarten there is no central institution to handle sexual harassment cases. According to the law, substantive civil servant law integrity counselors must be appointed for...more
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: MURDER-DATA-2

"The National Expertise Center for HonorRelated Violence, part of the police force in the Netherlands, received 452 reports of honor-related violence in 2015" (p. 12).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

"The Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport continued funding for the Pharos enter of Expertise on Health for Migrants and Refugees to run a project to prevent and counter FGM/C. Pharos also operated Focal Point, which functioned as a FGM/C knowledge hub for aid workers, law enforcement agencies, policy advisors, and others" (p. 11).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Citizenship can be derived from either the mother or the father. Births are registered promptly" (p. 12).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"The penalty is imprisonment not exceeding 12 years, a fine not exceeding 78 thousand euros ($93,600), or both" (p. 11).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"Honor-related violence is treated as regular violence for the purposes of prosecution and does not constitute a separate offense category. Laws against violence were enforced effectively in honor-related violence cases, and victims were permitted to enter a specialized shelter" (p. 12).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"Throughout the kingdom the law prohibits commercial sexual exploitation of children as well as production, possession, and distribution of child pornography, and authorities enforced the law... The Netherlands is a source country of child sex tourists. The government of the Netherlands continued to implement the 2015-18 National Program against Child Pornography and Child Sex Tourism. The government ran campaigns to encourage travelers to report signals of child sex tourists. A reporting website received 76 notifications in both 2015 and 2016" (p. 13).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

"In the kingdom the law prohibits FGM/C for women and girls; the maximum penalty for FGM/C is 12 years in prison" (p. 11).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"Safe Home, a knowledge hub and reporting center for domestic abuse with 26 regional branches, was the national platform that worked to prevent domestic violence and support victims. Safe Home ran a national multimedia campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence and to direct survivors to the proper institutions for assistance. The center operated a national 24/7 hotline for persons affected by domestic violence. The government supported the organization Movisie, which assisted domestic and sexual violence survivors, trained police and first-line responders, and maintained a website on preventing domestic violence" (p. 11).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal minimum age of marriage is 18 in all parts of the kingdom. In the Netherlands and Aruba, there are two exceptions: if the persons concerned are older than 16 and the girl is pregnant or has given birth, or if the Minister of Security and Justice in the Netherlands or the Minister of Justice in Aruba grants a dispensation based on the parties’ request. Underage marriages were rare" (p. 13).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, DV-LAW-1

"The law in all parts of the kingdom criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, and domestic violence" (p. 11).
April 1, 2019, 7:42 a.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

"The only women in the Netherlands who are victim of FGM/C are immigrants from countries where the practice is prevalent, according to a 2013 government-funded study. Eighty percent of these women are from Egypt, Somalia, Ethiopia/Eritrea, and Kurdish Iraq. An estimated 40 to 50 girls were at risk of becoming victims each year, but only when they returned to their home countries" (p. 11).
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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March 11, 2019, 2:40 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1, TRAFF-DATA-1

"In Holland, where rates of gonorrhoea have risen, the true scale of trafficking of women and girls has been exposed for the first time, countering claims that legalisation would be effective in countering exploitation and violence against women by bringing the trade into the open. More than 6,000 people in Holland are the victims of human trafficking every year, two-thirds of whom are coerced into the sex trade, according to first joint UN-Dutch report. At least 1,320 of them were Dutch girls aged 12 to 17" (para 29-30).
March 11, 2019, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"It is a battle that is now raging in cities across the world where similar attempts to decriminalise or legalise prostitution are foundering because of their failure to stem violence, drugs and sexual diseases. Communities in countries as diverse as New Zealand, Holland, Germany and Bangladesh have all been affected" (para 6).
Feb. 25, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: SUICIDE-PRACTICE-1

“The review bodies found that in 99.8% of the cases, euthanasia was carried out in line with legal guidelines. However, Dutch prosecutors have recently opened criminal investigations into four cases, and last year an investigation began into a 74-year-old woman with dementia who had requested euthanasia before her illness became severe. Confused and agitated, she had to be restrained by family members to allow a lethal injection to be administered” (para 6).
Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database, the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 0.78 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 25 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 3,214,617 in that year.
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"38.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Belgium (57 out of 150 total seats) are held by women. 34.7% of seats in the upper house/Senate of the Netherlands (26 out of 75 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"37.5% of ministerial positions in the Netherlands (6 out of 16 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2006 was 292. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of 6.55 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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