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Sept. 29, 2020, 5:44 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Abortion laws, she added, are clearer in nearby countries like Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda" (para 8).
Sept. 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"The median age at first intercourse for women ages 25-49 is 16.9 years old in 2016."
Sept. 7, 2020, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, D R Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:01 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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Aug. 13, 2020, 8:53 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"In Kampala participants felt unsafe because of theft, both feared and experienced, often accompanied by assault. Half of those involved thought that a lack of police and overall security, rather than abuse targeted specifically at girls and young women, was the main reason they felt a space was unsafe. Although, as young women, they felt particularly vulnerable" (8). "Apart from Kampala, reporting of events to the authorities was typically not nearly as frequent as telling a family member or friend. In each city more than 30% of participants spoke to someone they knew and trusted. Official reporting was not high (around 10% of incidents in Lima, Madrid and Sydney) and...more
Aug. 13, 2020, 5:22 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"Crackdowns on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex activists continued and same-sex relations remained illegal in Uganda" (para. 18). "In October, Brian Wasswa, a young gay man who worked as a paralegal with the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum and as an HIV peer educator with TASO, an HIV/AIDS NGO, was beaten to death with a hoe at his home in Jinja. The following week, Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo announced government plans to reintroduce an anti-homosexuality bill in parliament, under which people convicted for consensual same-sex acts would face the death penalty. The government later announced that it had no plans to reintroduce the law" (para. 19).more
Aug. 10, 2020, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

“Between 2007 and 2018, countries such as Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, The Gambia, and Cameroon all have laws that punish the practice of FGM” (para 11). “In Law and Advocacy for Women in Uganda v. Attorney General, the Constitutional Court of Uganda held that FGM is a practice that violates women’s rights, their dignity, and is condemned by both the Constitution of Uganda and international law. The Petitioner, a non-governmental organization, asked the Constitutional Court of Uganda to declare FGM unconstitutional in accordance with Article 2(2) of the Constitution, alleging that it violated the right to life guaranteed under Article 22(1); the right to dignity and...more
July 28, 2020, 8:24 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"Under the Children Act 2016 the minimum legal age of marriage is 18 years with no exceptions" (para 24)
July 27, 2020, 11:48 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

According to 2016 data from the UNICEF Data Warehouse, 7.3% of women (aged 20-24 years) were married or in union before age 15 and 34% of women (aged 20-24 years) were married or in union before age 18 (CODER COMMENT - MAD)
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Uganda is 1.03. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.02.
June 21, 2020, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GP-DATA-2

The United Kingdom House of Lords' Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict reports that 48 out of 589 military and police contributions from Uganda to the UN are women.
June 18, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, North Korea, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

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June 18, 2020, 1:04 p.m.
Countries: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, Iraq, Kenya, Mauritania, Montenegro, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Zambia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

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June 7, 2020, 5:34 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 34.3% [19.7-51.73]
June 7, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GEW-LAW-1

"Uganda’s Operational Code of Conduct provides that rape is a crime that entails a specific punishment."
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Azerbaijan, Belize, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Canada, Denmark, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Ireland, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Central African Rep, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

Scholars Dara Kay Cohen and Ragnhild Nordas, in their Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict Database, state that there were numerous reports of sexual violence by conflict actors in Uganda during the period 1989-2009.
May 8, 2020, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

In Uganda, 5.5% of men currently aged 20-24 were married before age 18 (2016). Child marriage is defined as under 18 years old.
April 30, 2020, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia, Nepal, Uganda
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

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April 27, 2020, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Uganda in 2014 is 0.293, standard deviation is 0.159, 2.5th percentile is 0.002, and 97.5th percentile is 0.627.
April 27, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Uganda in 2013 is 0.268, standard deviation is 0.323, 2.5th percentile is -0.356, and 97.5th percentile is 0.923.
April 27, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Uganda in 2012 is -0.075, standard deviation is 0.180, 2.5th percentile is -0.406, and 97.5th percentile is 0.299.
April 27, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Uganda in 2011 is 0.252, standard deviation is 0.354, 2.5th percentile is -0.410, and 97.5th percentile is 0.965.
April 27, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Uganda in 2010 is 0.405, standard deviation is 0.267, 2.5th percentile is -0.059, and 97.5th percentile is 0.975.