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Latest items for United Kingdom

Sept. 20, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1, ABO-LAW-1, ABO-DATA-1

"In 2011, Amanda Mellet learned during the course of her pregnancy that the fetus had a fatal fetal impairment. She knew she could not continue with the pregnancy and asked her doctors for an abortion. However because Ireland outlaws abortion in almost all circumstances, she was forced to travel to the United Kingdom to end the pregnancy"(para 4)
Sept. 12, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"While women make up just one-third of the United Kingdom's cabinet, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled a gender-equal 10-strong cabinet last year"(para 12)
Sept. 12, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"While women make up just one-third of the United Kingdom's cabinet, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled a gender-equal 10-strong cabinet last year"(para 12)
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 29, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

"Titled 'Understanding Female Genital Cutting in the Dawoodi Bohra Community,' the Sahiyo study surveyed 385 Dawoodi Bohra women across the globe, including women in Canada, the U.S., Australia and the United Kingdom, in an attempt to shed light where 'little or no data' exists. It aims to inform policy makers and health professionals in order to 'end the practice,' the study said, that has left most of its participants with emotional scars — anger, haunting memories and frustration in their sexual lives" (para 21).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-3, MARR-LAW-2, CBMC-PRACTICE-1

"Other single women, and to a lesser extent single men, are increasingly choosing to adopt and raise a child in a one-parent household. In the United Kingdom 10 percent of all adoptions between 2012 and 2013 were done by single persons" (para 16).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, New Zealand, United Kingdom
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

“Most OECD countries fall within this [11 to 24 percent] range, with Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, New Zealand and the United Kingdom having no less than one-fifth of their children living with a single parent, again typically a lone mother” (para 7).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

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