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Latest items for United Arab Emirates

Oct. 11, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 0.94. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 34.2 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 7.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 4.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.8 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
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Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 77.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 76.5 years for men and 78.7 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 6.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 3.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, United Arab Emirates
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 6 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 77.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 76.4 years for men and 78.6 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

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

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 34.2 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: INFIB-DATA-1

Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

"A son may inherit double what a daughter inherits when their parent dies" (22).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The law criminalizes rape, which is punishable by death under the penal code" (21).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal age of marriage for both men and women is 18" (24).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The law does not prohibit discrimination based on sex, political opinion, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, language, or communicable diseases; however, the constitution states all persons are equal before the law" (20).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

"The practice was rare and largely confined to foreign residents" (21).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"The law permits a man to have as many as four wives" (22).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

"The country employs judicial supervision for individuals considered at risk from relatives committing honor crimes against or otherwise harming them" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"The treatment of citizen and noncitizen women differed. The treatment of Emirati women showed some signs of improvement, while noncitizen women continued to face women’s rights abuses" (22).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Women who worked in the private sector regularly did not receive equal benefits and reportedly faced discrimination in promotions and equality of wages...While foreign men working in the country could obtain residency permits for their families for three years, a foreign woman could obtain permits for her family only if she was working in a job deemed rare or with a specialty such as health care, engineering, or teaching. Such a permit was renewable for one-year" (23).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: CLCW-LAW-1

"A foreign woman may receive citizenship through marriage to a citizen after 10 years of marriage" (17).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Federal law prohibits coeducation in public schools and universities, except in the United Arab Emirates University’s Executive MBA program and in certain graduate programs at Zayed University. A large number of private schools, private universities, and institutions, however, were coeducational" (23).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"Authorities typically deported unmarried noncitizen workers who become pregnant. Abortion is illegal; however, authorities may make exceptions if the pregnancy endangers the life of the mother...The government did not provide antenatal care for noncitizen pregnant women" (22).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Because children derive citizenship generally from the father, bidoon children born within the country’s territory remained stateless...For example, children of female citizens married to noncitizens do not acquire citizenship automatically at birth, but their mothers may obtain citizenship for the children after submitting an application, which the government generally accepts" (17). "Unlike men, female citizens married to noncitizens do not automatically pass citizenship to their children. A 2011 presidential decree gives children with Emirati mothers and non-Emirati fathers the right to apply for citizenship at age 18. The government granted citizenship to the children of Emirati mothers during the year" (22). "Children derive citizenship generally from their parents. The children...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"In general the government did not enforce domestic abuse laws effectively, and domestic abuse against women, including spousal abuse, remained a problem" (21).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

"The law does not address FGM/C, although the Ministry of Health prohibits hospitals and clinics from performing the procedure" (21).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-6

"Local interpretation of sharia prohibits Muslim women from marrying nonMuslims and Muslim men from marrying women 'not of the book,' generally meaning adherents of religions other than Islam, Christianity, and Judaism" (10).