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Latest items for Philippines

Nov. 7, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1, DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"On April 10, the authorities at the Manila airport — her stopover in the Philippines between Kuwait, from where she’d escaped a forced marriage, and Australia, where she’d planned on applying for asylum — confiscated Ms. Lasloom’s passport and boarding pass to Sydney and held her at an airport hotel until her uncles arrived" (para 2).
Oct. 28, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon, Philippines, Tajikistan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-PRACTICE-2

“These laws [which allow rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims] enable societies to make sexual relations more respectable, as it is often considered problematic in some cultures, Sen said. The penal codes in these countries do not approach rape as violence or abuse, but focus more on the idea that sexual contact occurred outside of marriage” (p 4)
Oct. 28, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon, Philippines, Tajikistan
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

“But these laws [which allow rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims] are still on the books in countries as far apart as the Philippines, Lebanon and Tajikistan” (p 3)
Sept. 28, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Countries: Philippines, Tajikistan, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

"A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment if they married their victim in at least nine jurisdictions, including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia" (para 2).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

7.0
Sept. 6, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

"The Philippines, a predominantly Catholic country, still has a marry-your-rapist loophole, according to an 82-country survey by Equality Now, a women’s rights group" (p 8)
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

2.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

0.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

“In the Philippines 500 women attended the 'Hakab Na! 2016' event in Pasig City, east of Manila, on Saturday. The fourth annual event of 'Hakab', which means to cling tightly to the body, was organised by non-government organisation Breastfeeding Pinays” (para 5-6).
Sept. 1, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: SAB-PRACTICE-1

“In the Philippines 500 women attended the 'Hakab Na! 2016' event in Pasig City, east of Manila, on Saturday. The fourth annual event of 'Hakab', which means to cling tightly to the body, was organised by non-government organisation Breastfeeding Pinays. Mothers proudly breastfed their children while holding up signs such as 'breast is best', 'new generation mums love breastfeeding' and 'breastfeeding is nation building’. One mother said she was proud to have breastfed her daughter for more than three years” (para 5-8).
Sept. 1, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

“Mothers around the world have bared their chests in an event to promote and raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding. From the Philippines to Romania, breastfeeding mothers have taken to the streets armed their infants to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week which is held every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 120 countries” (para 1-2). “In the Philippines 500 women attended the 'Hakab Na! 2016' event in Pasig City, east of Manila, on Saturday. The fourth annual event of 'Hakab', which means to cling tightly to the body, was organised by non-government organisation Breastfeeding Pinays. Mothers proudly breastfed their children while holding up signs such as 'breast ...more
Sept. 1, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: SAB-LAW-2

“Breastfeeding is protected by various laws in the Philippines, which grants mothers the right to breastfeed in public” (para 9).
Sept. 1, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

“Breastfeeding is protected by various laws in the Philippines, which grants mothers the right to … taking breastfeeding breaks at work” (para 9). “The Milk Code of the Philippines prohibits the advertising of infant formula or bottle teats for infants under two years old” (para 12).
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

5.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

0.0