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Latest items for Solomon Islands

April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Lesotho, Liberia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 86% of births in Solomon Islands were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Solomon Islands was 69.7 years for males and 72.7 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Solomon Islands was 20 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Solomon Islands was 104 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Solomon Islands was 104 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Solomon Islands was 104 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Solomon Islands of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 38.0%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Solomon Islands is 78.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

4.0
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"Gender inequality was another major barrier, in particular the traditional roles girls and young women are expected to perform. While boys' education is valued, girls are expected to take care of domestic chores, look after siblings, and eventually become a wife and mother" (para 9).
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1, MARR-LAW-1, CBMC-DATA-1

"Social stigma around pre-marital relationships and pregnancy is another factor. The research indicates two in five adolescent girls drop out due to pregnancy or child, early and forced marriage, again much higher than the global average" (para 11).
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"The number one barrier identified was school fees. Since 2009, under the Fee Free Basic Education policy, the government only applies fees for senior secondary schooling (years 10-12). As a result, there is a cliff face drop off in the number of girls accessing senior secondary education" (para 6).
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: DLB-DATA-1

"This research indicates that adolescent girls spend 75% more time than boys on household chores, which is significantly higher than the global average. Girls undertake 15-20 hours of chores each week, whereas boys are more likely to complete just a few hours, one to six" (para 10).
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"Fewer than one in ten adolescent girls (7%) in Solomon Islands graduate from high school—one of the lowest rates in the world" (para 2).
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"The youth-led research, undertaken by Plan International Australia working with 60 adolescent girls across three locations, has revealed the key barriers that are holding girls in the Solomon Islands back. Key among these are school fees, discrimination against girls who become pregnant, and deeply entrenched gender inequality.The research also reveals the intersecting and unique barriers faced by girls with disabilities" (para 3). "The number one barrier identified was school fees. Since 2009, under the Fee Free Basic Education policy, the government only applies fees for senior secondary schooling (years 10-12). As a result, there is a cliff face drop off in the number of girls accessing senior secondary education" (para...more
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-3

"The research also reveals the intersecting and unique barriers faced by girls with disabilities" (para 3).
Feb. 23, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-3

"Fewer than one in ten adolescent girls (7%) in Solomon Islands graduate from high school—one of the lowest rates in the world" (para 2). "Gender inequality was another major barrier, in particular the traditional roles girls and young women are expected to perform. While boys' education is valued, girls are expected to take care of domestic chores, look after siblings, and eventually become a wife and mother" (para 9). "The treatment of girls and the need for greater respect was also raised. Girls spoke of...being belitted by family members for wanting to gain an education, peer pressure, bullying and harassment - in particular physical, verbal, or emotional abuse by boys"...more
Feb. 4, 2021, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"According to background characteristics, adult women, women living in urban areas, women living in Malaita Province and other provinces, women with higher education, and women living in the middle wealth quintile households are more likely to report having more than one co-wives... The proportion of currently married men with more than two wives increases with increasing level of wealth, while interestingly, men with no education claim to have more wives compared with men in other educational categories" (93).
Feb. 4, 2021, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"The results show that 6% of currently married women report that their husband has one or more wives beside themselves compared with 5% who reported this in the SIDHS 2006–2007... Overall, 3% of currently married men aged 15–49 claim that they have two or more wives compared with 6 of married women aged 15–49 who report that their husband has two or more wives. There is some inconsistency in the data, but the same trend was observed in the SIDHS 2006–2007, where 5% of women report that their husbands have at least one or more co-wives, while only 2% of men reported to have two or more wives. This may...more
Feb. 4, 2021, 8:53 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"All of Europe and Oceania, except for the Solomon Islands, do not recognize polygamist marriages" (para 11).
Feb. 4, 2021, 8:47 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Any Islander, other than an Islander married in accordance with the custom of Islanders whose marriage has not been registered under section 18 of this Act, who being married under this Act shall marry any other person, whether under this Act or under the Pacific Islands Civil Marriages Order in Council 1907, or by the custom of Islanders, commits bigamy and shall be liable to imprisonment for five years" (Art 14).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 30, 2020, 11:28 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-PRACTICE-2, DV-PRACTICE-1, DV-PRACTICE-2

"There is a culturally-rooted reluctance to acknowledge gender-based violence. Fear of reprisals from perpetrators and their families, shame, trauma and cultural taboos all prevent women from discussing their experience of violence, particularly sexual assault... Some cultural traditions require a married victim to pay 'compensation' to her husband’s family because of the shame brought on the family" (17).
Nov. 30, 2020, 11:21 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-5, DV-PRACTICE-2, DV-DATA-1, DMW-PRACTICE-1

"In the Solomon Islands, women are generally regarded as having a lower social status than men and there are gender inequalities in many areas of life. Women are expected to be obedient, faithful, perform household chores, defer to their husband on decision making and bear children. Physical punishment is often used to discipline women who are seen as stepping outside their prescribed gender role... Men gave the following reasons for intimate partner violence: alcohol, gender inequality, justified as discipline, bride price. Male perpetrators most often become angry with their wives for not conforming to traditional gender roles e.g. not preparing food on time or completing housework, refusing sex, being disobedient...more
Nov. 30, 2020, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Amnesty International’s investigations also revealed that lawyers in the Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO) had refused to represent victims of domestic violence seeking a restraining order from the court unless the victim had visible injuries to her body" (5).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

3.0