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April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
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Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bahamas, Botswana, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Fiji, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namibia, Oman, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 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, 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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April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Ukraine were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Ukraine was 67.6 years for males and 77.1 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Ukraine was 9 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Ukraine was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Ukraine was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Ukraine was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Ukraine of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 68.0%" (p 56).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Ukraine is 19.1 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 56).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"Highly motivated for entrepreneurial activity Ukrainian women are not yet sufficiently involved in business the overall score of Ukraine according to Policy Index in small and medium business is 1.5 out of 5 possible" (35). "According to the study of gender equality in the entrepreneurship carried out by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) it is more difficult to start a business for women in Ukraine because of lack of access to the resources. It is more difficult for a woman to get a bank loan. Privatization in Ukraine is actually passed by the women 95 per cent of the capital is concentrated in the hands of men, and only 5...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The Law of Ukraine on Introducing Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding Preventing and Countering Discrimination, passed by the Verkhovna Rada on 13 May 2014, introduced a new definition of discrimination. It complies with the Article 1 of the Convention. The Law provides definitions of 'direct discrimination', 'declaration of discriminatory intent', and 'aiding in discrimination'" (10). "The Law prohibits discrimination by state authorities, local authorities and officers, legal entities of public and private law, as well as individual persons" (12). "Adoption of the Laws of Ukraine:...2012 on Principles for Preventing and Combating Discrimination in Ukraine and on Employment of Population stipulating equal opportunities for all citizens (including without...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"According to the study of gender equality in the entrepreneurship carried out by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) it is more difficult to start a business for women in Ukraine because of lack of access to the resources. It is more difficult for a woman to get a bank loan. Privatization in Ukraine is actually passed by the women 95 per cent of the capital is concentrated in the hands of men, and only 5 per cent of women. Today, only 22 per cent of businesses in Ukraine are owned by women" (41).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

"Since 2003, the rate of voluntary HIV testing among pregnant women has been consistently above 95 per cent. Coverage of preventive antiretroviral treatment for women whose pregnancy was diagnosed HIV infection increased from 9 per cent in 1999 to 95.0 per cent in 2011. This activity resulted in significant, more than seven fold, reduction in the rate of HIV transmission from mother to child, from 27.8 per cent in 2001 to 3.73 per cent in 2011. However, the incidence of HIV transmission from mother to child, among active IDU mothers is three times higher than the overall rate of transmission of HIV from mother to child in 2011 - 11.7...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ISTD-PRACTICE-1

"Very often HIV positive women are drug users and commercial sex workers who suffer from violence. Besides, the specialists identify pregnant women and women with children as the categories most vulnerable to violence" (25). "Ukraine is currently implementing a programme 'Reproductive Health of the Nation'. At present, the family planning system includes regional (city) centres for family planning and human reproduction and family planning offices in each region. Activities of family planning system are to prevent the main factors of reproductive health disorders infections, sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS and unwanted pregnancies interrupted by abortion" (36). "Since 2003, the rate of voluntary HIV testing among pregnant women has been consistently...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"According to the MHC data the level of legal abortions procured in MHC institutions has decreased from 9.45 in 2010 to 7.39 in 2013 (per 1,000 women of childbearing age)" (36).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"More than half of women who suffered from domestic violence (60 per cent) prior to their installation in the crisis centres had submitted claims of domestic violence to state institutions: 52 per cent to the police, 44 per cent to the centres of social services for the family, children and youth, 35 per cent to the courts, 29 per cent to the representative of governmental authorities, 28 per cent to the child services; 25 per cent to the representatives of local authorities; 21 per cent to the territorial centres of social services. The problem of domestic violence has not been solved in the majority of cases after the appeal to...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ISTD-DATA-2

"According to the data of the sentinel surveillance for HIV, conducted as a part of the integrated biological and behavioural research for 2011 among risk groups, 21.5 per cent of IDUs, 9.0 per cent CSW and 6.4 per cent of MSM are living with HIV. As a full blown epidemic of HIV through the IDUs in Ukraine has been developing since 1995, and the majority of IDUs are engaged in sexual relations, the level of sexual transmission of HIV is increasing. The epidemic spreads from IDUs (mostly men) to their sexual partners, the proportion of HIV infected women is increasing. At the end of 2011 the proportion of HIV infected...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: MISA-DATA-2

"The incidence of mental disorders from alcohol (alcoholism and alcoholic psychoses) among the female population for 2008 - 2013 (per 100,000 of the concerned population) decreased significantly: 2008 - 35.84; 2009 - 28.07; 2010 - 24.53; 2011 - 24.23; 2012 - 24.55; 2013 - 24.15. The prevalence of mental disorders from alcohol (alcoholism and alcoholic psychoses) among the female population for 2008 - 2013 per 100,000 of population has also been reducing: 2008 - 336.74; 2009 - 331.13; 2010 - 331.16; 2011 - 330.07; 2012 - 328.9; 2013 - 327.45" (39).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"In 2013 the unemployment level was 7.2 per cent, which is by 0.9 per cent lower than in 2010, among women the unemployment level over the same period has decreased form 6.8 per cent up to 6.2 per cent. Hidden unemployment remains significant" (7).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"According to the UN since the beginning of warfare as of 11 September in the Eastern part of Ukraine...the number of internally displaced persons in Ukraine amounted up to 262,977 persons; 366,866 persons left Ukraine" (8).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"In 2008-2013 there was the Programme for the Parliament Assistance, financed by the USAID, in the Verkhovna Rada; the integration of gender balanced approach into all areas of the Parliament activity represented one of its components" (11). "In 2011 the network of women’s organizations 'Women’s Consortium of Ukraine' carried out monitoring of the State Programme on Gender Equality in the Ukrainian Society (up to 2010)" (15). "The State Programme for the period up to the year 2010 scheduled MSM monitoring to reflect women’ and men’ role all fields of life. Such monitoring is carried out by the International Women’ Rights Centre 'La Strada Ukraine'. The monitoring is also carried out...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The driving force of gender transformation is represented by Ukrainian СSO, international organizations and numerous projects for gender problems, financed by external donors" (9). "The Committee for Human Rights, National Minorities and International Relations of the Verkhovna Rada, the competencies of which include gender policy issues, as well as the gender policy subcommittee frequently consider various aspects of gender policy implementation" (10-11). "The Parliamentary Hearings on the topic: 'Ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men. Problems and effective measures for their solving' were held on 16 October 2013" (11). "Over the reporting period, for the first time two court cases of discrimination against women were examined in Ukraine,...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: WAM-LAW-1

"the Law on Advertising prohibits any contents of discriminatory beliefs based on gender" (29).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: GP-DATA-2

"Currently, the ratio of men and women in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is approximately 70 per cent to 30 per cent respectively in the total number of the employees. Among the managing staff of the Ministry: the post of the First Deputy Minister is occupied by a woman. The posts of middle management are occupied by 21 women (20 per cent), the posts of senior management are occupied by 7 women (25 per cent). In the foreign diplomatic institutions of Ukraine the managing posts are occupied by 5 women: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Consul General and 3 heads of consular institutions" (33).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"A share of women among the highest executive staff of civil service (І ІІ position categories) over the reporting period has increased from 25.9 per cent in 2010 to 28.3 per cent in 2013. A share of women among the highest executive staff of local authorities (І ІІ position categories) over the reporting period has increased from 4.1 per cent in 2010 to 6.7 per cent in 2013" (5). "Notwithstanding the evident achievements, the main problems remain the same, i.e., lack of political will to implement gender transformations at the management level of the legislative and executive bodies and at the level of local authorities; the low representation level of...more
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"the legislation of Ukraine prohibits over 500 professions for women, which limits their opportunities" (35).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

"It occurs due to the fact that women have more vacations, child care leaves, sick leaves, have the child care leave from 3 to 6 years and lose their professional qualification therefore have slow career progression etc. The consequence is absence of labour experience, sick leave payments, annual vacations and other types of social security. During the 2012 inspection of the State Inspection of Ukraine on Labour (of 2.5 thousand of the enterprises), more than 900 violations were detected in the sphere of employed women’s rights late payment of child care leave pays, engagement of pregnant women and mothers of the children under 3 years old in work prohibited by...more