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Latest items for Rwanda

Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
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Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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

In Rwanda in 2013, women comprised 30% of the police force.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Rwanda does not have conscription.
Dec. 30, 2020, 1:09 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

“Rose Kabuye . . . is a member of parliament, and to this day the highest-ranking woman to have ever served in Rwanda’s military as a Lieutenant Colonel, making history by leading the RPF army back into Rwanda in the early 1990s.”
Dec. 21, 2020, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2, DV-DATA-1

"In Rwanda, a key sociocultural factor that plays a role in inhibiting women’s reporting of IPV or likelihood to leave a violent relationship is that women have a wide-reaching acceptance of violence against women (Rani, Bonu, & Diop-Sidibe,2004 ). In a recent national survey, relatively high proportions of women in Rwanda agreed that wife beatingis acceptable in particular situations, for example, if she burns the food (19%), neglects the children (44%), goes out without telling him (36%), or refuses to have sexual intercourse with him (37%; National Institute of Statistics Rwanda, 2012). Rwanda can therefore be understood as a constrained social context where IPV is a socially accepted part of...more
Nov. 23, 2020, 5:20 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DTCP-LAW-1

"Unwritten customary law remains applicable as long as it has not been replaced by written laws, is not inconsistent with the Constitution, laws and regulations, and does not violate human rights, prejudice public order or offend public decency and morals" (51).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

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