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Latest items for Romania

Oct. 10, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 5.21. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 35.3 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 9.0 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 4.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 10.4 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Panama, Romania
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 95 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 75.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.6 years for men and 79.0 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: Albania, Austria, Estonia, Romania
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2009).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 11.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 6.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 31 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 75.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.4 years for men and 78.8 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador, Romania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan, Ireland, Romania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 11.7 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 38.9 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"Labor laws and regulations prohibit discrimination with respect to employment and occupation because of race, sex, gender, disability, language, sexual orientation or gender identity, HIV-positive status or other communicable diseases, or social status" (40).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Illegal child marriage was reportedly common in certain social groups, particularly Roma. Media occasionally reported individual cases. There were no public policies to prevent child marriage or government institutions that dealt with the problem" (26).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment. According to the new criminal code, penalties range from fines to imprisonment of three months to one year" (24).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"The successful prosecution of rape cases was difficult because the law requires a medical certificate and, as in all criminal cases, requires either the active cooperation of the victim or a third-party witness to the crime. Police and prosecutors may not pursue a case on their own, even with independent physical evidence. Consequently, a rapist could avoid punishment if the victim withdrew the complaint" (24).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal" (24).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The CNCD is the government body that deals with discrimination against women" (25).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"Men, women, and children were subjected to labor trafficking in agriculture, construction, domestic service, hotels, and manufacturing. Organized rings, often involving family members, forced persons, including significant numbers of Romani women and children as well as women and children from Moldova, to engage in begging and petty theft" (38).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal age of marriage is usually 18 for both boys and girls, but the law permits girls as young as 16 to marry under certain circumstances" (26).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal" (24). "Any sexual act with a minor 13 to 15 years of age is punishable by a one- to five-year prison sentence. A sexual act with a minor under 13 years of age is punishable by a two- to seven-year prison sentence and deprivation of some rights" (26).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"It provides for the issuance of restraining orders upon the victim’s request and for the abuser to pay some of the victim’s expenses, such as medical and trial expenses or the cost of the victim’s accommodation in a shelter...In cases with strong evidence of physical abuse, the court may prohibit the abusive spouse from returning to the home. The law also permits police to fine spouses 100 to 3,000 lei ($24 to $720) for various abusive acts" (24).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"There were continued reports of violence and discrimination against women" (1).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The law forbids discrimination based on race, sex, disability, ethnicity, national origin, language, social status, beliefs, religion, sexual orientation, age, noncontagious chronic disease, HIV-positive status, membership in an underprivileged category, or on any criteria aimed at restricting human rights and fundamental freedoms" (23).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The law prohibits domestic violence and allows police intervention in such cases" (24).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"In September the Equal Opportunities Department of the Ministry of Labor, Family, Social Protection, and the Elderly launched a public awareness campaign regarding domestic violence" (24). "In June, following a complaint filed by the Gender Equality Coalition, the CNCD fined the Romanian Automobile Club 2,000 lei ($480) for a campaign launched in September 2014 that included misogynistic messages and images" (25).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"For example, as of September 1, there were 53 women in the 383-seat Chamber of Deputies and 12 women in the 167-seat Senate" (19).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Children derive citizenship by birth from at least one citizen parent" (25).