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Latest items for North Korea

April 22, 2021, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Women face high levels of discrimination and sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, and constant exposure to government-endorsed stereotyped gender roles. State authorities engage in abuses against women and systematically fail to offer protection or justice to women and girls experiencing abuses" (Para 17).
April 22, 2021, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Sexual violence is also a common problem inside the army. Being able to join the Worker’s Party of Korea is an essential pathway to a secure, successful life in North Korea, and a major reason for women to join the army is to become a member of the party. Senior male officials frequently exploit this as a means to manipulate and harass young women, threatening to block their chances of joining the party if they refuse or attempt to report the abuse. Out of fear, most women suffer in silence" (Para 8).
April 22, 2021, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

"North Korean citizens usually cannot freely travel around the country,let alone travel abroad.Emigration and immigration are strictly controlled.] Only the political elite may own or lease vehicles, and the government limits access to fuel and other forms of transport due to frequent shortages of gasoline/petrol, diesel fuel, crude oil, coal and other fossil fuels due to the severe sanctions placed on North Korea by the U.S. and other nations (satellite photos of North Korea show an almost complete absence of vehicles on all of its roads throughout the country, even in its cities).Forced resettlement of citizens and whole families, especially as punishment for political reasons, is said to be routine"...more
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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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: North Korea
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

North Korea 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: North Korea
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in North Korea were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in North Korea was 68.2 years for males and 75.5 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in North Korea was 18 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in North Korea was 89 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in North Korea was 89 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in North Korea was 89 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in North Korea of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 89.6%" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in North Korea is 1 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
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: China, Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Gabon, Honduras, Laos, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 18, 2021, 3 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"Human traffickers and brokers, often linked to government actors, subject women to sexual exploitation and sexual slavery in China, including through forced marriage" (para 17).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Women face high levels of discrimination and sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, and constant exposure to government-endorsed stereotyped gender roles" (para 17).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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