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Sept. 26, 2020, 6:46 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LO-DATA-3

"15.4% of agricultural holders are female."
Sept. 20, 2020, 9:30 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: WAM-DATA-1

"In music, 0% of recipients were women for the Birgit-Nillson Prize and 20% of recipients were women for the Ljunggren Competition for Young Musicians." In literature, 50% of recipients were women for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and 50% of recipients were women for the Peter Pand Prize. In visual arts, 42% of recipients were women for the Fredrik Roos Arts Grand and 80% of recipients for the Rolf Schock Prize were women. In film and audiovisual arts, 30% of recipients were women for the Guldbaggen Awards for Best Film and 20% of recipients for the Dragon Awards: Best Nordic film were women."
Sept. 7, 2020, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Haiti, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Sweden, there are about 375,720 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Aug. 26, 2020, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: PRN-PRACTICE-1

“Petter Stordalen, sole owner of Nordic Choice Hotels, has decided to remove pay-tv-porn movies from all his 171 Scandinavian hotels. At his new flagship hotel The Thief in Oslo he is replacing porn with contemporary video art…“We believe it is a natural part of our social responsibility to not support an industry that contributes to trafficking, which is why this decision will be implemented with immediate effect,” says Petter Stordalen” (para 1-2).
Aug. 26, 2020, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

“Scandinavia's largest hotel company [Nordic Choice Hotels] has since 2008 worked with UNICEF. In 2012 more than 2500 of the hotel chain's employees voted to support the project "Free to grow" which focus on trafficking, particularly child victims of sexual exploitation and abuse” (para 6).
Aug. 13, 2020, 8:53 p.m.
Countries: Sweden, Switzerland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"In addition to making public transport safer, several European cities – Geneva (Switzerland), Paris (France), Stockholm (Sweden), London (UK) and Melbourne (Australia) – are demonstrating the importance of tackling the root causes of gender-based harassment in public transport and spaces by banning sexist advertising, recognising that demeaning and degrading images of women, or adverts that reinforce negative gender stereotypes, have serious and harmful effects and can lead to violence against women" (17).
Aug. 13, 2020, 8:52 p.m.
Countries: Australia, France, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Variables: WAM-LAW-1

"In addition to making public transport safer, several European cities – Geneva (Switzerland), Paris (France), Stockholm (Sweden), London (UK) and Melbourne (Australia) – are demonstrating the importance of tackling the root causes of gender-based harassment in public transport and spaces by banning sexist advertising, recognising that demeaning and degrading images of women, or adverts that reinforce negative gender stereotypes, have serious and harmful effects and can lead to violence against women" (17).
July 29, 2020, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: AOM-DATA-1

The World Bank indicates in their data set for "Age at first marriage, female" that the age at first marriage for females in Sweden in 2014 was 31 years of age (MAD - CODER COMMENT)
July 19, 2020, 3:13 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: PHBP-DATA-1

“Past studies which included the adolescent population found higher prevalence for bulimia nervosa than in our study: from 1.1%, in a 15–17 years old Italian sample of school-aged students (Santonastaso et al., 1996), to 1.2% in Sweden (Råstam et al., 1989). However, prevalence similar, or lower than ours, have also been reported in samples including adolescent respondents: from 0.2% among 2544 students aged 13–18 in the USA (Whitaker et al., 1990), to 0.5% in Hong-Kong (N = 1020 students, 17–24 years old) (Lee, 1993).”
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Sweden is 1.06. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.06.
June 21, 2020, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: GP-DATA-2

The United Kingdom House of Lords' Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict reports that 42 out of 275 military and police contributions from Sweden 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: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Canada, Cape Verde, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

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June 7, 2020, 5:22 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 21.76% [12.65-44.14]
June 7, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: GEW-LAW-1

"Sweden’s IHL Manual considers that the fundamental guarantees for persons in the power of one party to the conflict as contained in Article 75 AP I and the general protection of women contained in 76(1) AP I are part of customary international law. It further specifies that “women shall be especially protected against any form of insulting treatment”."
June 2, 2020, 2:14 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"In most countries in the Commonwealth Fund report, mothers deliver their babies in the care of midwives in more relaxed environments. Sweden has one of the lowest C-section rates, around 17.3 percent of all births, and one of the lowest rates of maternal mortality" (para 8).
June 2, 2020, 2:14 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Other countries have worked to reduce the risk of maternal mortality in recent decades, including Sweden, where the death rate is 4 per 100,000 births" (para 4).
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela
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: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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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

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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 25, 2020, 5:12 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: WAM-DATA-2

2018, age 16-74, 92.1% all, 90.7% male, 93.7% female
May 22, 2020, 10:58 a.m.
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

"The principle of extraterritorial jurisdiction, which makes FGM/C punishable even if committed by a citizen outside the borders of his country, is applicable in anti-FGM/C legislation in a number of European countries such as France, Italy, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany" (40)
May 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
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 Sweden during the period 1989-2009.