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Latest items for Norway

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 4.6 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 2.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 1.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Cameroon, Nicaragua, Norway
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.2 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Barbados, Brazil, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 82.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 80.6 years for men and 84.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Estonia, Fiji, Germany, Hungary, Jamaica, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Fiji, Germany, Hungary, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 2.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 1.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Israel, Japan, Norway, Spain, Switzerland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 5 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 81.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 79.8 years for men and 83.7 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 10.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Gabon, Norway
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 10.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 5 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 12, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"The Nordic country has a minimum age of 18, but allows 16- and 17-year-olds to marry with parental consent and permission from the county governor. A government spokeswoman said very few under 18s had sought to wed in recent years" (para. 2)
Sept. 12, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MARR-LAW-1

"Norway approved a law banning all child marriage on Tuesday (22/05/2018) ...The Nordic country has a minimum age of 18, but allows 16- and 17-year-olds to marry with parental consent and permission from the county governor" (Par. 1, 2). "The law will also ban Norwegians from marrying abroad if either party is under 18" (Par. 14).
Sept. 12, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Norway approved a law banning all child marriage on Tuesday (22/05/2018) ...The Nordic country has a minimum age of 18, but allows 16- and 17-year-olds to marry with parental consent and permission from the county governor" (Par. 1 - 2).
Sept. 12, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The Nordic country has a minimum age of 18, but allows 16- and 17-year-olds to marry with parental consent and permission from the county governor" (para. 2) "The law will ... ban Norwegians from marrying abroad if either party is under 18" (para.14).
Sept. 12, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ATC-DATA-7

"Norway approved a law banning all child marriage on Tuesday (22/05/2018), with campaigners saying it would set an example to others ahead of a global 2030 deadline for eradicating the practice. The Nordic country has a minimum age of 18, but allows 16- and 17-year-olds to marry with parental consent and permission from the county governor" (para. 1 -2). "The maximum penalty for child marriage will be three years' imprisonment." (Para. 15)
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: CWC-DATA-3, CWC-DATA-4

"During the year many countries in the EU and Southeast Europe experienced an unprecedented wave of migration from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, consisting of a mix of asylum seekers/potential refugees, economic migrants, and trafficking victims, among others" (6).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Women were subject to discrimination in employment" (1). "The law mandates that 40 percent of the members of boards of directors of publicly listed companies be women, and virtually all public companies complied with the law" (11). "The ombudsman for equality and antidiscrimination expressed concern that many women were in part-time positions involuntarily because of a tendency in certain industries, such as health and services, to divide work into a large number of parttime positions with no meaningful opportunity for full-time employment" (17).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The most significant human rights problems included violence against women and children, a continuing societal problem" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"Violence against women, including spousal abuse, was a problem. The law provides higher penalties for domestic violence than for simple assault, one to three years in prison, with an increased term of up to six years in more severe cases and up to 21 years for aggravated rape" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The government had programs to prevent rape and domestic violence and to counsel victims. Respective action plans require each of the country’s 27 police districts to have a domestic violence coordinator to assist victims. According to the NGO Legal Aid for Women, 26 of 27 police districts had a full-time domestic violence coordinator. Public and private organizations operated 45 government-funded shelters and managed five 24-hour crisis hotlines. The Oslo Crisis Center noted consolidating shelters meant that many women were less likely or unable to seek help, since they would have to travel long distances to do so, especially in the sparsely populated districts in the north of the country. The...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The law provides that women and men engaged in the same activity shall receive equal wages for work of equal value. In 2014 women earned on average 13.6 percent less than men on a monthly basis, according to the Statistics Bureau. The government attributed this to differences in the professions chosen by women and men and the predominance of women in part-time or public sector work. The ombudsman for equality and antidiscrimination expressed concern that many women were in part-time positions involuntarily because of a tendency in certain industries, such as health and services, to divide work into a large number of parttime positions with no meaningful opportunity for full-time...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"The penalty for rape is two to 21 years in prison, depending on the severity of the assault, the age of the victim, and the circumstances in which the crime occurred. Very few cases resulted in a sentence longer than three years and four months in prison" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The law provides that “employees shall not be subjected to harassment or other unseemly behavior,” and the government effectively enforced this provision. Employers who violate this law are subject to fines or prison sentences of up to two years, depending on the seriousness of the offense" (11). "The law mandates that 40 percent of the members of boards of directors of publicly listed companies be women, and virtually all public companies complied with the law" (11).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The minimum legal age for marriage in the country is 18 for both women and men, although a 16-year-old child may marry with the consent of parents or guardians and permission from the county governor. The county governor may give permission only when there are 'special reasons for contracting a marriage'" (12).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"The law criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, and the government generally enforced the law" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"NGOs remained concerned the country’s narrow definition of rape led to underestimating the magnitude of the problem" (10). "The government had programs to prevent rape and domestic violence and to counsel victims. Public and private organizations operated 45 government-funded shelters and managed five 24-hour crisis hotlines. The Oslo Crisis Center noted consolidatingshelters meant that many women were less likely or unable to seek help, since they would have to travel long distances to do so, especially in the sparsely populated districts in the north of the country. The shelters provided support and counseling for victims and helped them gain access to social services, doctors, lawyers, and housing authorities. Survivors of...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The law criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, and the government generally enforced the law" (10). "The age for consensual sex is 16" (12).