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Latest items for Saudi Arabia

July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Saudi Arabia is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.04.
June 29, 2020, 4:41 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: MABFC-DATA-2

"For the 786 women included in the study, the mean duration of interbirth interval was 2.38±1.24 years."
June 18, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Central African Rep, Colombia, Ecuador, Finland, Hungary, India, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

3.0
June 18, 2020, 1:04 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Finland, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

2.0more
June 7, 2020, 5:18 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 45.53% [20.71-65.61]
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Benin, China, Croatia, Estonia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Tajikistan
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

4.0
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Central African Rep, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

1.0
May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, D R Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

1.0
May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Benin, Brunei, Chad, Chile, China, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

2.0
May 29, 2020, 12:17 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Those reforms [focused on social restrictions] have been accompanied by a crackdown on dissent, including the arrest of over a dozen women's rights campaigners starting last May, most of whom had advocated for the right to drive and an end to the male guardianship system" (para 20).
May 29, 2020, 12:17 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy where public protests and political parties are banned, says it does not have political prisoners and denies torture allegations. Officials have said monitoring of activists is needed to ensure social stability. Yet British lawmakers Crispin Blunt, Layla Moran and Paul Williams said they found reports by international rights groups and news media to be credible, describing the detainees' treatment as 'cruel, inhuman and degrading'" (para 3-4). This article and therefore this statement is specifically regarding the tourture of women activists (MM-CODER COMMENT). "Some of the detained women's rights activists have been accused in Saudi media of belonging to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and supporting Qatar,...more
May 29, 2020, 12:17 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"A panel of British lawmakers said Monday that 'Saudi authorities at the highest level' could be responsible for the torture of women activists in what is likely a violation of international law" (para 1). "Human rights charity Amnesty International said last month it had documented 10 cases of torture and abuse - including sexual harassment, electrocution, flogging and death threats - while the activists were held at an undisclosed location last summer" (para 2). "Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy where public protests and political parties are banned, says it does not have political prisoners and denies torture allegations. Officials have said monitoring of activists is needed to ensure social stability....more
May 27, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Benin, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, D R Congo, Ecuador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Malawi, Malta, Mozambique, Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
May 27, 2020, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Togo, Yemen
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

4.0
May 25, 2020, 5:12 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: WAM-DATA-2

2018, age 12-65, 93.3% all, 94.6% male, 91.4% female
May 25, 2020, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ACR-LAW-1

"Medically speaking, the Royal Decree No. M/76 dated march 2004 promulgated the Law of Units of Fertilization, Utero-Fetal, and Infertility Treatment. It clearly specified those people that are proven completely sterile are not covered by its dispositions. Doing so, those that have curable medical problem or that have medical evidence that their poor fertility can get access to medical intervention resources under the dispositions of this law. In addition, the Saudi law clearly specified that the access to the treatments be only guaranteed to those that have a proven existing marital relationship. Thus, divorce or death of one of the partners makes a termination for the process of fertilization and...more
May 22, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

Law of Protection from Abuse, Royal Decree No. M/52, Dated 15/11/1434H – 21/9/2013,. Article 1: Abuse: any form of exploitation; physical, psychological or sexual, or the threat thereof committed by an individual against another exceeding the limits of powers and responsibilities derived from guardianship, dependency, sponsorship, trusteeship or livelihood relationship. The term “abuse” shall include the omission or negligence of an individual in the performance of his duties or responsibilities in providing basic needs for a family member or an individual for whom he is legally responsible.
May 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

Scholars Dara Kay Cohen and Ragnhild Nordas, in their Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict Database, state that there was no conflict in Saudi Arabia during the period 1989-2009.
May 1, 2020, 8:35 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: MAAO-DATA-1

"A prospective longitudinal study was conducted among healthy prepubertal female school children and adolescents from September 2006 to July 2012 in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia... Mean±standard deviation (SD) age at menarche for girls was 13.08 ± 1.1 years"
April 28, 2020, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1, IIP-LAW-1

"Saudi Arabia is among those countries that offer a small amount of personal freedoms to women because of adherence to a strict fundamental version of Islam and cultural traditions. Saudi women cannot travel or work without permission from a male relative or husband, they are not allowed to drive a car and must obey a stringent dress code." (para 5).
April 28, 2020, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"People pointing to female indecency to explain sexual assaults on them may have a lot in common with men in Saudi Arabia. In a country where women must cover most of their body in public, the majority of males say women provoke molestation with makeup." (para 1). "This opinion seems to dominate society in the ultraconservative kingdom. A new opinion poll showed that 86.5 percent of men blame mascara and eye liner for the rise in molestation cases in public places, reports the Emirates 24/7 news website." (para 2).
April 27, 2020, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2014 is -1.526, standard deviation is 0.171, 2.5th percentile is -1.880, and 97.5th percentile is -1.211.
April 27, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2013 is -1.129, standard deviation is 0.304, 2.5th percentile is -1.744, and 97.5th percentile is -0.552.
April 27, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2012 is -1.492, standard deviation is 0.186, 2.5th percentile is -1.893, and 97.5th percentile is -1.142.
April 27, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2011 is -1.082, standard deviation is 0.319, 2.5th percentile is -1.718, and 97.5th percentile is -0.462.
April 27, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2010 is -1.536, standard deviation is 0.190, 2.5th percentile is -1.938, and 97.5th percentile is -1.191.
April 27, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2009 is -1.111, standard deviation is 0.316, 2.5th percentile is -1.757, and 97.5th percentile is -0.493.
April 27, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2008 is -0.967, standard deviation is 0.370, 2.5th percentile is -1.715, and 97.5th percentile is -0.257.
April 27, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2007 is -1.048, standard deviation is 0.380, 2.5th percentile is -1.785, and 97.5th percentile is -0.311.
April 27, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Saudi Arabia in 2006 is -1.105, standard deviation is 0.378, 2.5th percentile is -1.827, and 97.5th percentile is -0.374.