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Latest items for Rwanda

Sept. 29, 2020, 5:45 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Abortion laws, she added, are clearer in nearby countries like Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda" (para 8).
Sept. 28, 2020, 11:04 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MISA-DATA-2

In Rwanda, the incidence of alcohol abuse disorders is 12.2% among men and 2.5% among women.
Sept. 16, 2020, 10:32 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"Very few women reported having had sexual intercourse before age 15 (2 percent). Approximately one in five women (19 percent) had sexual intercourse by age 18. At age 20, two in five women (39 percent) have had sexual intercourse. The median age at first sexual intercourse is 21.8 years, an increase of approximately one year since 2010 (20.7 years).... Very few men age 30-49 reported that they have had sexual intercourse prior to age 15 (2 percent)... Among men in that age group, the median age at first sexual intercourse is 22.5 years"
Sept. 7, 2020, 10:45 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"The median age at first intercourse for women ages 25-49 is 21.0 years old in 2014-2015."
Sept. 7, 2020, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, D R Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bahamas, Botswana, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Fiji, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namibia, Oman, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:01 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Cape Verde, Chile, Djibouti, Fiji, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namibia, Russia, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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Aug. 13, 2020, 8:01 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Japan, Rwanda
Variables: PHBP-LAW-1

“Hydroquinone, which is still legal in the U.S. in products containing less than 2%, can cause rashes, redness, irritation, and even, paradoxically, skin darkening. Plus, researchers are still trying to determine if it causes cancer in humans. Some countries, including Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Rwanda, have recently joined the European Union, Japan, and Australia in banning skin-bleaching products with hydroquinone altogether.”
Aug. 2, 2020, 11:32 a.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Rwanda
Variables: PHBP-LAW-1

“In light of these dangers, African countries, including Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and most recently Rwanda, have begun banning skin-lightening products, mainly creams with hydroquinone.”
Aug. 1, 2020, 9:22 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"Under the Civil Code 1988 the minimum legal age of marriage is 21 years. However under Article 171 of the Code the Minister of Justice or his delegate may dispense with the minimum age requirement for serious reasons" (para 14)
July 27, 2020, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

A UNICEF dataset from 2020 cites 2015 DHS data, which reports that 0% of women in Rwanda aged 20 to 24 years were married by 15 and 7% of women in Rwanda aged 20 to 24 years were married by 18 (CODER COMMENT - MAD)
July 24, 2020, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: INFIB-DATA-1

‘Female Genital Mutilation – A Guide to Laws and Policies Worldwide’ noted that FGM is reportedly not practised in Rwanda”.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Rwanda is 1.03. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.02.
June 21, 2020, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chile, Croatia, El Salvador, Greece, Guatemala, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Liberia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Turkey, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

"Male rape has been documented as a weapon of wartime or political aggression in countries including Argentina, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chechnya, Chile, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Liberia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Rwanda, South Africa, the former Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Turkey, the former Yugoslavia, and Zimbabwe."
June 21, 2020, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GP-DATA-2

The United Kingdom House of Lords' Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict reports that 265 out of 6001 military and police contributions from Rwanda to the UN are women.
June 18, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Canada, Congo, Croatia, Cuba, Estonia, France, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad/Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

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June 18, 2020, 1:04 p.m.
Countries: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, Iraq, Kenya, Mauritania, Montenegro, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Zambia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

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June 7, 2020, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 24.37% [17.25-34.01]
May 31, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"The population study consisted of two groups relating to two joint surveys: (1) 466 female students (National University of Rwanda or NUR, Huye) who accepted to participate in the survey and answered the appropriate questionnaire; (2) 423 consenting schoolgirls from Nyanza boarding high schools... ages at menarche (14.4 ± 1.7 vs 14.5 ± 1.9 years; p > 0.2)(For each group respectively)"
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Colombia, Ghana, Iceland, Indonesia, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malawi, Mongolia, Morocco, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, Chad, China, Croatia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Libya, Mongolia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Tajikistan
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

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May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chile, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

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May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Colombia, Comoros, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Rwanda, South Korea, Suriname, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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May 27, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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May 27, 2020, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zimbabwe
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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May 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

Scholars Dara Kay Cohen and Ragnhild Nordas, in their Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict Database, state that there were reports of massive sexual violence by conflict actors in Rwanda during the period 1989-2009.
May 6, 2020, 8:40 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The law requires equal pay for equal work and prohibits discrimination in hiring decisions." (36).
May 6, 2020, 8:40 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-LAW-1

"The law criminalizes rape of men and women and spousal rape, and the government handled rape cases as a judicial priority. Penalties for conviction of rape range from five years’ to life imprisonment with fines of 500,000 to one million Rwandan francs ($592 to $1,183). Penalties for conviction of spousal rape range from two months’ to life imprisonment with fines of 100,000 to 300,000 Rwandan francs ($118 to $355)." (35).
May 6, 2020, 8:40 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"Authorities held men and women separately in similar conditions, although overcrowding was more prevalent in men’s wards." (6).