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Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Tajikistan abolished the general restriction on women’s ability to work at night" (p. 40).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"19.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Tajikistan (12 out of 63 total seats) are held by women. 21.9% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Tajikistan (7 out of 32 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"5.9% of ministerial positions in Tajikistan (1 out of 17 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Bahrain, Belize, Brunei, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Greece, Guatemala, Italy, Kuwait, Malta, Mexico, Peru, Tajikistan, Venezuela
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2005 was 39. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of 2.01 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 0.58 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Tajikstan in 2015 was 2.13 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Sweden, Tajikistan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.29 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Nov. 7, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DSFMF-PRACTICE-2

"Speaking to Radio Free Europe, Khurshed's family - who arranged the coupling - said their daughter told them on her deathbed that she had felt under massive pressure to accept Pirov's demands for a second wife and 'couldn't take it any longer'" (para. 3). "As of 2015, it is compulsory for both men and women to undergo medical check-ups before a wedding, but for women this often includes a test of 'purity'" (para. 11).
Nov. 7, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DSFMF-PRACTICE-4

"A man in Tajikistan has been charged with driving his wife to commit suicide amid allegations he pressured her into taking virginity tests and then demanded a second bride after disbelieving the results" (para. 1). Despite a woman passed a "government-required prenuptial exam - including a virginity test - Pirov [her couple] admits he took his bride for a further two tests, both of which she passed and both of which he did not believe, before casting her out" (para. 3). "As of 2015, it is compulsory for both men and women to undergo medical check-ups before a wedding, but for women this often includes a test of 'purity'" (para....more
Nov. 7, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"In Tajikistan … casual sex is deemed socially unacceptable" (para. 10).
Nov. 7, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DSFMF-PRACTICE-1

"Virginity tests for women before marriages are common in Tajikistan, where casual sex is deemed socially unacceptable" (para. 10).
Nov. 7, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Rajabbi Khurshed, 18, killed herself by drinking a lethal dose of vinegar 40 days after her wedding to 24-year-old Zafar Pirov, who she had never met before the arranged marriage" (para. 1) This shows the prevalence of arranged marriage and the challenges it has. JSM (coder comment).
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 22.8 per 1000 population.
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Hijab-wearing women have also been refused employment and medical care. Asked why, the Health Ministry claimed to Forum 18 that it 'is not responsible for hospitals'" (para 4). "The woman also said that 'once in a state hospital I was not allowed to see a doctor because I refused to take off my hijab.' Asked why this could be, Mirzoaliyev of the Ministry of Health replied that the Ministry 'is not responsible for hospitals'" (para 23).
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: CUST-PRACTICE-1

"In early 2018, after the divorce and eviction from her home, the woman asked the local Guardianship Department of her District Administration for help to get child support from her husband. She also filed a court case to try to regain her rights to the flat. 'Both the Guardianship Department and the Court unofficially told her lawyer that they can help her if she stops wearing the hijab,' Vokhidova stated" (para 16).
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"'According to the official dress code of the Ministry it is not possible to employ such women,' Narzullo Mirzoaliyev, Head of the Personnel Department of the Health Ministry" (para 22).
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"The Interior Ministry Press Secretary confirmed to Forum 18 that there is no law banning hijabs or beards, but refused to explain why the authorities try to ban them. No Education Ministry official, from the First Deputy Minister downwards, has been able to give a legal reason for the beard and hijab ban" (para 8).
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Hijab-wearing women have also been refused employment and medical care. Asked why, the Health Ministry claimed to Forum 18 that it 'is not responsible for hospitals'" (para 4). "A graduate of Tajik National University, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of state reprisals, told Forum 18 on 3 October that 'as soon as employers saw me in a hijab when I came for interview, they would reject me'" (para 21).
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Universities are also enforcing the beard and hijab ban, and one university has also banned women from wearing a Tajik traditional shawl. Police in Dushanbe are also enforcing the ban with visits to schools" (para 7). "Tajik State Pedagogical University in Dushanbe announced on 30 September that female students cannot attend lectures wearing a traditional Tajik shawl covering the head. Statements announcing this from Mirzabek Sharipov, Dean of the Biology Faculty, were widely reported by Tajik news agencies such as akhbor.com" (para 28). "Sharipov also insisted that women can attend universities in a hijab, claiming 'absolutely they can.' However, Akobir Karimov, Dean of the Biology Faculty of Tajikistan National University...more
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Under repeated pressure from the authorities, a man in Tajikistan's northern Sogd Region divorced his wife in 2017 after seven years of marriage. Police had repeatedly summoned him, demanding that he stop his wife, a devout Muslim, from wearing the hijab. Under great pressure from police, the woman's husband kicked her out of their house and also began to publicly insult her" (para 2). "Many women are being pressured into stopping wearing the hijab, but they do not want to make their cases public as if they do so their life can become a real hell" (para 3). "However, in 2016 Sogd Police stopped the woman on the street, took...more
Oct. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Tajikistan continues beard and hijab-wearing bans, and has forced one couple to divorce. Police set up a roadblock to enforce the bans, which are also been enforced in schools and universities" (para 1). "Under repeated pressure from the authorities, a man in Tajikistan's northern Sogd Region divorced his wife in 2017 after seven years of marriage. Police had repeatedly summoned him, demanding that he stop his wife, a devout Muslim, from wearing the hijab. Under great pressure from police, the woman's husband kicked her out of their house and also began to publicly insult her" (para 2). "Hijab-wearing women have also been refused employment and medical care. Asked why, the...more
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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