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Jan. 17, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, South Africa, South Korea
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"The positive direct and normative effects of this legislation have inspired other countries in the European Union and beyond to implement similar laws e.g. Norway and Iceland (2009), South Africa (2007), and South Korea (2003). Consultations on whether to pass legislation that prohibits the purchase of a sexual act or service are presently under way in e.g. France, Belgium, The Republic of Ireland, Finland, Scotland, and Northern Ireland" (page 3).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"Since the late 1990’s, a large number of awareness-raising campaigns have been carried out in Sweden and the region that focus on the prevention of prostitution and trafficking for sexual purposes, including the eight country Nordic-Baltic Campaign against Trafficking in Women (2002-2003), the four-country (Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia) Project against Trafficking in Women and Girls in the Barents Region (2004- 2006) and the Government/Swedish Film Institute (2003-2004) joint school Lilya 4-Ever awareness raising campaign on human trafficking in women and girls, which reached 65,000 high school students between 15 and 18 years of age" (page 15) (Coder comment: The Eight-country Nordic-Baltic Campaign includes Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, ...more
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"According to a joint Nordic research study, the situation concerning prostitution and trafficking is different in Sweden compared to that in the other Nordic countries due to the effective implementation of this legislation. There is still trans-national prostitution from several countries, particularly from Eastern and Southern Europe. However, 'no large groups of foreign women have established themselves in the visible prostitution market, contrary to what is the case in Norway, Finland and Denmark'" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Norway
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1, TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"Prostitution through the Internet has increased in Sweden as it has in other countries. This is not due to the law but due to the development generally of online technology. The number of individuals that are sold via Internet web pages/web ads are much larger in similar neighbouring countries such as Denmark and Norway" (page 5).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Norway
Variables: IRP-DATA-2

"The neighbouring countries, Denmark and Norway have three times as many individuals in street prostitution" (page 5) (Coder comment: compared to Sweden - ARR). "Prostitution through the Internet has increased in Sweden as it has in other countries. This is not due to the law but due to the development generally of online technology. The number of individuals that are sold via Internet web pages/web ads are much larger in similar neighbouring countries such as Denmark and Norway" (page 5).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"According to a joint Nordic research study, the situation concerning prostitution and trafficking is different in Sweden compared to that in the other Nordic countries due to the effective implementation of this legislation. There is still trans-national prostitution from several countries, particularly from Eastern and Southern Europe. However, 'no large groups of foreign women have established themselves in the visible prostitution market, contrary to what is the case in Norway, Finland and Denmark'" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"The neighbouring countries, Denmark and Norway have three times as many individuals in street prostitution. . . . The number of individuals that are sold via Internet web pages/web ads are much larger in similar neighbouring countries such as Denmark and Norway" (page 5) (Coder comment: compared to Sweden - ARR).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Muslim women are rarely seen wearing burqa veils in Norway, according to AFP, but the issue has been widely discussed" (para 6).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"The burqa veil is to be banned in schools and universities across Norway following similar measures in other European countries, according to the Norwegian education minister" (para 1). "Education minister Torbjorn Roe Isaksen confirmed the ban would only apply to the full-face veil and not to other Islamic headscarves including the hijab, chador and niqab" (para 3). "Last week, the parliament of Bulgaria voted to approve a law banning the garment in public places, citing growing fears over Islamic terrorism as its justification. The covering of the head, eyes, ears and mouth will only be permitted for health reasons, professional necessity and at sporting and cultural events" (para 7-8). The ...more
Dec. 5, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ATC-DATA-7

"In Bangladesh, the Female Secondary School Assistance Project (FSSAP) was launched in 1993 with the support of the International Development Association (IDA), ADB [Asian Development Bank], and the governments of Bangladesh and Norway in order to overcome these obstacles [to female school enrollment]. The second phase commenced in 2002, covering one-quarter of rural Bangladesh and now benefiting almost 1 million girls across the country in more than 6,000 schools (Ambler et al.2007)"(48)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cuba, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 16 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 31, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"'India is still a developing country. Countries like Norway can afford to give mothers a year’s maternity leave now but they didn’t have that while they were still developing,' [Rupa] Subramanya said"(para 15)
Oct. 6, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"Norway's government in June proposed a ban on face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities" (para 13).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 15, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Countries: Iceland, Norway
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"Written by a group of lawmakers from both right and left and backed by the Socialist government, the legislation [which bans buying sex, not selling it] has been inspired by Sweden, which passed a similar measure in 1999. Norway and Iceland also followed the Swedish model"(para 12)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland, Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Written by a group of lawmakers from both right and left and backed by the Socialist government, the legislation [which bans buying sex, not selling it] has been inspired by Sweden, which passed a similar measure in 1999. Norway and Iceland also followed the Swedish model"(para 12)
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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