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April 23, 2021, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"85% of women… have experienced harassment in public spaces" (Page 3). "The results of our study are terrifying, as they clearly demonstrate that harassment in public spaces is a common place phenomenon in Poland. At the same time this phenomenon is largely overlooked by the Polish legislation and virtually non-existent in public debate. One of the reasons why harassment in public spaces is not dealt with at the legislative level may be that these behaviors fall under the category of “good vs. bad manners” and are perceived as a cultural issue" (Page 4).
April 23, 2021, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"According to the Women’s Rights Center, sexual harassment continued to be a serious and underreported problem" (Page 6).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
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Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
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Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Poland 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: Poland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Poland were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Poland was 73.8 years for males and 81.6 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Poland was 4 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Poland was 2 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Poland was 2 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Poland was 2 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Poland is 11.1 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 18, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"In Poland polygamous marriage is against to the public order and is not recognised by Polish law. Therefore, only one spouse is entitled to family reunification" (6).
Feb. 13, 2021, 7:44 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, GIC-LAW-1, ABO-PRACTICE-1, ABO-LAW-1

“P. and S. v. Poland (no. 57375/08) (30 October 2012): The applicants were a daughter and her mother. In 2008, at the age of fourteen, the first applicant became pregnant after being raped. The applicants complained in particular about the absence of a comprehensive legal framework guaranteeing the first applicant’s timely and unhindered access to abortion under the conditions set out by the applicable laws, and about the disclosure of information about the case to the public. They further complained that the first applicant’s removal from the custody of her mother and placement in a juvenile shelter and later in a hospital had been unlawful, and submitted that the circumstances...more
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Poland in 2018, women comprised 16.5% of the police force.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:54 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Poland does not have conscription; "conscription [was] phased out in 2009-12."
Dec. 31, 2020, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-4

"In the Czech Republic, France and Poland, 20% of employed men also usually work for more than 50 hours per week, considerably more than in the other countries, including Germany, Hungary, Scandinavian countries and the Slovak Republic" (para 2). "The forty hour working week is the overriding working hours’ pattern for both men and women in the Czech and Slovak Republics, Poland and Hungary" (para 4).
Dec. 24, 2020, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"[A]bortion will only be permissible in Poland in the case of rape, incest or a threat to the mother's health and life, which make up only around two per cent of legal terminations conducted in recent years" (para 2). "Curbing access to abortion has been a long-standing ambition of the party, but it has stepped back from previous legislative proposals amid widespread public backlash" (para 5). The party referred to here is the nationalist Law and Justice party in Poland (CAT - CODER COMMENT). "Abortion rights activists say access to the procedure was often declined in recent years in Poland even in cases when it would be legal" (para 23)....more
Dec. 24, 2020, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"Police in riot gear had cordoned off the house. The Warsaw Police said on Twitter that it reacted with pepper spray and physical force after protesters threw stones and tried to push through the police line" (para 8). This protest was at the governing party leaders house in reaction to a recent ruling over limiting abortion to cases of rape, incest and where the mother's life or health are at risk (CAT - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 24, 2020, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Head of the Constitutional Tribunal Julia Przylebska said: '[A provision which] legalises eugenic practices in the field of the right to life of an unborn child and makes the right to life of an unborn child dependent on his or her healthis inconsistent with the constitution'" (para 6). "Hundreds marched toward the house of governing party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski on Thursday night after the ruling, some carrying candles and signs that read 'torture'...Small protests also took place in the cities of Krakow, Lodz and Szczecin" (para 7, 9). This protest was in reaction to a recent ruling over limiting abortion to cases of rape, incest and where the mother's life...more
Dec. 24, 2020, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Poland tightened its abortion laws yesterday, making it illegal to end a pregnancy due to foetal defects" (para 1). "[A]bortion will only be permissible in Poland in the case of rape, incest or a threat to the mother's health and life" (para 2).
Dec. 7, 2020, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-2

“Indonesia is the first Southeast Asian country to use chemical castration on sex offenders. Others include ­Russia, Poland, South Korea and some U.S. states” (para 9).
Nov. 21, 2020, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

5 percent of all active duty are female milary personnel
Nov. 20, 2020, 9:39 p.m.
Countries: Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia
Variables: DTCP-LAW-1

No mention of customary law against women (CODER COMMENT)
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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