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Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
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 69.7 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 30.1 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 21.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 11.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Turkey, Vietnam
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.3 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Denmark, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 76.3 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.7 years for men and 80.9 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Congo, Panama, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Congo, South Africa, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 21.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 11.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 54 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 76.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.3 years for men and 80.7 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
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 69.7 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.1 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Comoros, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 36 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"[The Committee] is concerned about: ...The stigmatization of and administrative penalties imposed on women and girls in prostitution" (6).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the various efforts made by the State party to combat trafficking in women and girls, but notes with concern: (a) That the State party remains a source country for internal and crossborder trafficking in women and children for purposes of sexual and labour exploitation as well as fraudulent internationally brokered marriage; (b) The increase in the number of trafficked girls and reports of trafficking in newborns; (c) The very low conviction rates under the Law on Human Trafficking; (d) The stigmatization of and administrative penalties imposed on women and girls in prostitution; (e) The lack of effective national mechanisms for the referral of victims of trafficking to...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the efforts made by the State party to build the capacity of the judiciary on gender equality, but is concerned: (a) That the frequent use of reconciliation and mediation for dispute resolution, including in cases of domestic violence and property disputes, favours men over women and hinders women’s access to justice and remedies; (b) That women’s access to legal aid remains low and, under the Legal Aid Law (2006), legal aid is not free of charge for women whose household income is above the poverty line, even if they lack access to household income and/or are survivors of domestic violence." (3-4). "[The Committee] is concerned about: ...the...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-3

"[The Committee] is concerned about: ...The lack of effective national mechanisms for the referral of victims of trafficking to rehabilitation and reintegration assistance" (6).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

"[The Committee] is concerned: ...That there are 800 stateless women who lost their Vietnamese nationality in failed attempts to obtain another nationality" (12).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee notes that internal and cross-border migration has rapidly increased in recent years. In that context, the Committee is concerned: (a) That internal migrant workers, including women and girls, face barriers in gaining access to basic social services guaranteed to all Vietnamese citizens; (b) That migrant women and girls, especially women domestic workers, are at a high risk of sexual and labour exploitation; (c) That women and girls migrating abroad are often victimized by fraudulent recruitment agencies and brokers for international marriage; (d) That migrant women who are victims of exploitation and violence face barriers in filing complaints and gaining access to justice" (9).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"[The Committee] is concerned about: ...The high prevalence of violence against women and girls..." (5).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the efforts made by the State party to build the capacity of the judiciary on gender equality, but is concerned: (a) That the frequent use of reconciliation and mediation for dispute resolution, including in cases of domestic violence and property disputes, favours men over women and hinders women’s access to justice and remedies" (3). "The Committee welcomes the fact that the Land Law (2013) provides for the issuance of land-use certificates in the name of both spouses, but remains concerned that, in practice, male-only certificates are often issued and that mediation of disputes tends to favour men over women" (11).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Nevertheless, the Committee is concerned: ...(c) That the general lack of knowledge about gender equality persists" (3).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

"The Committee is concerned: ...That the economic rights of women in de facto unions are not recognized, including upon the dissolution of their relationships, under the Law on Marriage and Family" (12).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"Law on Human Trafficking, which explicitly prohibits forced labour and sexual exploitation, in 2011" (2).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"The Committee welcomes the fact that, in the period since the consideratio n of the previous reports, the State party has ratified or acceded to the following instruments: … (d) Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, in 2012" (2).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The Committee is concerned: That the legal age for marriage remains lower for women than for men" (12).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"[The Committee] is concerned about: (a) The high prevalence of violence against women and girls, including dating violence, violence in public spaces and workplace sexual harassment, as well as against older women and women in prostitution" (5).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: IMSTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

"…the committee notes with concern: ...The increase in the number of women in long-term sexual relationships infected with HIV/AIDS by their male partners and the stigma and discrimination against women living with HIV" (10).