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Nov. 10, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"This is one reason why enhancing leadership and participation of women in rural institutions is one of the four pillars of the initiative launched in September 2012 jointly by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), FAO, IFAD, and WFP. The program, Accelerating Progress toward the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women, will be implemented during its initial 5-year phase in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Nepal, Niger, and Rwanda. It is premised on the idea that economic and political empowerment are mutually supportive and should go hand in hand"(5)
Nov. 10, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"This is one reason why enhancing leadership and participation of women in rural institutions is one of the four pillars of the initiative launched in September 2012 jointly by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), FAO, IFAD, and WFP. The program, Accelerating Progress toward the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women, will be implemented during its initial 5-year phase in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Nepal, Niger, and Rwanda. It is premised on the idea that economic and political empowerment are mutually supportive and should go hand in hand"(5)
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"Although the study recognises that the rates of death among children under five have more than halved in LDCs since 1990" (para 5). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"Women in LDCs are also more vulnerable to unemployment than men – 84.1% to 71.4%" (para 9). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"While the prevalence of women using modern contraceptives in LDCs rose from 15% in 1994 to almost 34% in 2015, it lags well behind the global average of 64%" (para 9). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia ...more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"the fertility rate is falling – from 6.2 children in 1985-90 to 4.3 in 2010-12 – it says LDCs need to do more to anticipate the approaching phase of accelerated development" (para 5). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, ...more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"As of 2010, more than half of the women in LDCs aged 20-24 were married before they were 18; in some countries, the figure was 70%" (para 8). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER ...more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"As of 2010, more than half of the women in LDCs aged 20-24 were married before they were 18; in some countries, the figure was 70%" (para 8). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER ...more
Oct. 17, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Rwanda, for example, saw its MMR plummet from 1,020 in 2000 to 290 by 2015. It is on track to reach 106 by 2030" (para 10).
Sept. 29, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Countries: Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tunisia, Zambia
Variables: ATC-DATA-7

"Speaking from the same meeting hosted by FEMNET and MHRRC, a section of religious and cultural leaders and media from Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, Tunisia and Rwanda equally expressed outrage over the sentence and called for stiffer penalties"(para 12). The sentence referred to was a two year sentence in Malawi for a man with HIV who knowlingly sexually violated women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Sept. 29, 2017, 1:20 p.m.
Countries: Malawi, Rwanda, Tunisia, Zambia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Speaking from the same meeting hosted by FEMNET and MHRRC, a section of religious and cultural leaders and media from Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, Tunisia and Rwanda equally expressed outrage over the sentence and called for stiffer penalties"(para 12). The sentence referred to was a two year sentence in Malawi for a man with HIV who knowlingly sexually violated women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

10.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

3.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

1.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 29, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Countries: East Timor, Nepal, Rwanda
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-LAW-1

“In countries such as Rwanda, Nepal, and East Timor, gender quotas — often implemented pursuant to rewritten constitutions — have sparked more rapid increases [of women in politics]” (2).
Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-LAW-1

“Rose, and dozens of National Women’s Council members, travel the countryside teaching [women’s] land rights” (1). This text appears from 1:18-1:23 (MM - CODER COMMENT). “Landesa and partners [USAID, National Women’s Council of Rwanda, Haguruka, and Search for Common Ground] strengthen land rights through laws, policies, and innovative pilot projects like this one [Rose traveling through the countryside to educate about women’s land rights]. By 2020, Landesa plans to impact another 50 million women and men around the world” (1). This text appears on the screen from 3:55-4:08 (MM - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

“To be a rural woman in Rwanda means you don’t easily know your land rights. It means you are dominated by your husband. It means you alone have the burden and struggle to feed your children. It also means that you face poverty because you don’t have your land rights” (1). Rose says this from 0:55-1:16 (MM - CODER COMMENT). “When my husband didn’t recognize my land rights, we had no peace at home because we always fought. We scarcely had enough food and our children couldn’t attend school because we always fought over land. We had no peace” (1). Jacqueline Murekatete says this from 1:58-2:13 (MM - CODER COMMENT). ...more
Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LO-DATA-1, NGOFW-PRACTICE-1, NGOFW-DATA-1

“Landesa and partners [USAID, National Women’s Council of Rwanda, Haguruka, and Search for Common Ground] strengthen land rights through laws, policies, and innovative pilot projects like this one [Rose traveling through the countryside to educate about women’s land rights]. By 2020, Landesa plans to impact another 50 million women and men around the world” (1). This text appears on the screen from 3:55-4:08 (MM - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

“To be a rural Rwandan woman is difficult. First of all, you go to cultivate land early in the day and return home only late, carrying produce in a basket on your head with a baby on your back, a hoe in one hand, and a rope attached to your goat in the other. It is beyond the imagination” (1). Jacqueline Murekatete says this from 0:17-0:34 (MM - CODER COMMENT). “To be a rural woman in Rwanda means you don’t easily know your land rights. It means you are dominated by your husband. It means you alone have the burden and struggle to feed your children. It also means that ...more
Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

“To be a rural woman in Rwanda means you don’t easily know your land rights. It means you are dominated by your husband. It means you alone have the burden and struggle to feed your children. It also means that you face poverty because you don’t have your land rights” (1). Rose says this from 0:55-1:16 (MM - CODER COMMENT). “I used the land as I pleased, without the consent of my wife. Before I recognized my wife’s rights to land, I placed my daughters in the same low level as my wife, because for me, my sons had the right to land, and not my daughters” (1). Jean de ...more
Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DLB-DATA-1

“To be a rural Rwandan woman is difficult. First of all, you go to cultivate land early in the day and return home only late, carrying produce in a basket on your head with a baby on your back, a hoe in one hand, and a rope attached to your goat in the other. It is beyond the imagination” (1). Jacqueline Murekatete says this from 0:17-0:34 (MM - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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

9.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0