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Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 50.8 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Syria, Tajikistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 54.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 43.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 19.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.5 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Malawi, Tajikistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 90 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 70.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 68.7 years for men and 73.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Malawi, Peru, Suriname, Tajikistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 90 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Djibouti, Indonesia, Malawi, Tajikistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 87 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 44.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 20.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 32 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 69.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 66.6 years for men and 73.6 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 50.8 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Botswana, Gambia, Senegal, Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait, Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: South Africa, Syria, Tajikistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 54 based on data from 2005-2014.
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Tajikistan launched their national action plan in 2014 (MB-Coder Comment).
Jan. 30, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

"The couple exchanged rings a month later, when Idrisova moved to Tunisia, where her new husband works as a translator on a five-year contract" (Para 8). This implies that women relocate to where their husband is living at the time (EJ-Coder Comment). "The couple began married life apart, with Sayora living with her in-laws in Tursunzoda and her husband staying in North America. But they plan eventually to unite as husband and wife in Canada" (Para 18). Even before moving in with her husband, this new wife was expected to live with her in-laws and not her nuclear family (EJ-Coder Comment).
Jan. 30, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"But the Central Asian country is also a major source of cheap migrant labor in nearby states like Russia and Kazakhstan, and farther abroad. Official Russian figures indicate that at least 1.2 million Tajik migrants are working in Russia, out of Tajikistan's population of 8.5 million" (Para 12).
Jan. 30, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"Zununova, however, warns that dating and marrying strangers via the Internet raises the risk of human trafficking, 'especially when it involves undereducated young girls'" (Para 27).
Jan. 30, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-2

"Tajikistan is a predominantly Muslim, socially conservative country, where cohabitation outside of wedlock is frowned upon" (Para 11).
Jan. 30, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-LAW-5

"Skype marriages are not officially recognized in Tajikistan. The staunchly secular Tajik government also refuses to recognize Islamic religious marriages -- even when both bride and groom are physically present at the nikah ceremony -- unless the couple first marries at the Civil Registry Office' (Para 20-21).
Jan. 30, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-1

It is that adaptability -- in a country where a wave of SMS divorces prompted Islamic leaders to issue a fatwa against such annulments -- that has religious authorities and social conservatives bracing for a new trend: marriage via Skype" (Para 5).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"In mid-July President Emomali Rahmon and other officials made public statements against wearing the hijab and beards. The campaign became 'more energised' after those statements, according to human rights defenders. And 'it still goes on,' as one human rights defender pointed out" (para 4). "On 11 July, at a public meeting marking the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the law on regulation of traditions, ceremonies and rituals with representatives of state and public organizations, President Rahmon spoke against hijabs and other religious apparel not traditional in Tajikistan, as well as against long beards" (para 15). "Radio Free Europe reported Rahmon warning in the same meeting that some women 'wearing...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"Working groups - which included Police, employees of the State Committee for Women and Family Affairs, and officials of the State Committee for Religious Affairs (SCRA) - raided bazaars and public places to reveal those who wear the hijab to punish them. Such raids were publicised in the local media and on State TV Jahonnamo in mid-July" (para 3). "State TV channel Jahonnamo broadcast on 19 July the authorities' anti-Hijab raid in Dushanbe's open-air market Shankhaibazaar, which was also reported by local news agency Asiaplus. As reported by it and in the video material of Jahonnamo TV, seen by Forum 18, Makhbuba Azimova, Press-Secretary of the State Committee for Women...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Officials this Spring launched a massive renewed campaign against women wearing the Hijab (Islamic headscarf). Victims and human rights defenders complain that women have been questioned, threatened and fined, as have some husbands. Some have lost their jobs or been forced to leave school" (para 1). "After the July public statements by President Rahmon and other officials, Malika was summoned along with other parents to the school. Staff there demanded that she 'take the hijabs off her daughters.' Malika 'had to take her oldest daughter out of the school'" (para 52).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Officials this Spring launched a massive renewed campaign against women wearing the Hijab (Islamic headscarf). Victims and human rights defenders complain that women have been questioned, threatened and fined, as have some husbands. Some have lost their jobs or been forced to leave school" (para 1). "Since late Spring, the authorities - particularaly in the capital Dushanbe and khujand, central city of the northern Sogd Region - have been carrying out a massive renewed campaign against women wearing the hijab (Islamic headscarf)" (para 2). "Working groups - which included Police, employees of the State Committee for Women and Family Affairs, and officials of the State Committee for Religious Affairs (SCRA)...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Officials this Spring launched a massive renewed campaign against women wearing the Hijab (Islamic headscarf). Victims and human rights defenders complain that women have been questioned, threatened and fined, as have some husbands. Some have lost their jobs or forced to leave school" (para 1). ""Women wearing the hijab were punished with fines and in some cases their husbands were questioned and held in police custody. Other women were threatened with punishments unless they stop wearing the hijab, while some were forced to take it off in public places. At least one was 'humiliated' during police questioning, as the victim told human rights defenders. Still others lost their jobs" (para...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"At least one [woman] was 'humiliated' during police questioning, as the victim told human rights defenders" (para 5). "Okil sharipov was arrested in Isfara in sigd Region in late February 2016 for filming police harassment of women for wearing the hijab" (para 12). ""Police 'humiliate' women during questioning, another's husbandheld for three days" (para 28). "In zulola's case, 'both she and her husband were summoned to the Police Station and questioned separately. Each was questioned for between three and four hours.' Zulola told the human rights defender that she 'felt humiliated' during the police questioning. After the incident Zulola 'changed her dress and head cover style'" (para 30). "Police stopped...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"In mid-July President Emomali Rahmon and other officials made public statements against wearing the hijab and beards. The campaign became 'more energised' after those statements, according to human rights defenders. And 'it still goes on,' as one human rights defender pointed out" (para 4). "President Rahmon has been attacking women wearing the hijab as well as men wearing beards from at least March 2015" (para 9). "On 11 July, at a public meeting marking the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the law on regulation of traditions, ceremonies and rituals with representatives of state and public organizations, President Rahmon spoke against hijabs and other religious apparel not traditional in Tajikistan,...more
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"A muslim woman, one of the victims and several human rights defenders, who all for fear of state reprisals asked not to be named, complained to forum 18 in July about such harassment" (para 6). "[there is a punishment of] six months' imprisonment for filming hijab harassment" (para 11). "Okil sharipov was arrested in Isfara in sigd Region in late February 2016 for filming police harassment of women for wearing the hijab. Judge Rustam Yunuszoda of Isfara Ctiy Court handed Sharipov a one-year prison sentence on 26 May 2016, his lawyer Faizinisso Vokhidova told Forum 18 on 1 August 2017. The authorities amnestied Sharipov and released him from prison in...more