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Latest items for Sweden

April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Sweden was 80.6 years for males and 84.1 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Sweden was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Sweden was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Sweden was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Sweden is 4.6 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

2.0
Feb. 18, 2021, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Polygamous marriage is not accepted by Swedish law. Legally the second marriage is not valid in Sweden. Since a person only can be married to one spouse only one spouse can get family reunification" (7).
Feb. 13, 2021, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: AW-LAW-1

“Collins and Akaziebie v. Sweden (8 March 2007 (decision on the admissibility)): The applicants, Nigerian nationals, are mother and daughter. They alleged that they would be subjected to female genital mutilation if they were returned to Nigeria, in violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment) of the Convention. The Swedish Migration Board rejected their applications for asylum, refugee status or a residence permit, stating, inter alia, that female genital mutilation was prohibited by law in Nigeria and that this prohibition was observed in at least six Nigerian states. Thus, if the applicants returned to one of those states it would be unlikely that they would be forced...more
Feb. 13, 2021, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: AW-PRACTICE-1

“Collins and Akaziebie v. Sweden (8 March 2007 (decision on the admissibility)): The applicants, Nigerian nationals, are mother and daughter. They alleged that they would be subjected to female genital mutilation if they were returned to Nigeria, in violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment) of the Convention. The Swedish Migration Board rejected their applications for asylum, refugee status or a residence permit, stating, inter alia, that female genital mutilation was prohibited by law in Nigeria and that this prohibition was observed in at least six Nigerian states. Thus, if the applicants returned to one of those states it would be unlikely that they would be forced...more
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

1.0
Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Sweden in 2018, women comprised 32.6% of the police force.
Dec. 31, 2020, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Finland, Norway, Sweden
Variables: ERBG-DATA-4

"In Finland, Norway and Sweden collective and/or sectoral agreements often lead to usual weekly working hours of around 37.5 hours per week. Indeed, the long working hours’ culture is not pervasive in Scandinavian countries, which contributes to the general perception in these countries that pursuing both active work- and family lives are compatible aspirations for both fathers and mothers" (para 4).
Dec. 3, 2020, 12:43 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

No specific customs or traditions in Sweden regarding domestic violence (CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 3, 2020, 12:41 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, DV-DATA-1

"In 2007, the US State Department recorded 6,192 cases of child abuse in Sweden by November of that year. It also reported homophobic crime was on the rise, and tens of thousands of rapes and domestic violence incidents in a population of just nine million" (para 12).
Nov. 21, 2020, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

8.3 percent of all active duty are female milary personnel
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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