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Latest items for ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

April 11, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The National Commission for the Family was established in response to an urgent need to strengthen the fundamental values of the family environment and community life" (5).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 46% of the total sample agreed and 50% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 53% of men anf 39% of women agreed; 43% of men and 58% of women disagreed (13).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 61% of the total sample agreed and 36% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 62% of men anf 60% of women agreed; 35% of men and 38% of women disagreed (5).
April 4, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 72% of the total sample agreed and 27% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 73% of men anf 70% of women agreed; 26% of men and 29% of women disagreed (9).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 67% of the total sample agreed and 31% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 70% of men and 63% of women agreed; 27% of men and 36% of women disagreed (9).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 38% of the total sample agreed and 59% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 51% of men anf 22% of women agreed; 47% of men and 76% of women disagreed (9).
April 4, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 54% of the total sample agreed and 43% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 59% of men anf 49% of women agreed; 38% of men and 49% of women disagreed (9).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 33% of the total sample agreed and 60% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 33% of men anf 33% of women agreed; 58% of men and 62% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 11% of the total sample agreed and 88% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 12% of men anf 9% of women agreed; 85% of men and 90% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 7% of the total sample agreed and 89% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 9% of men anf 5% of women agreed; 84% of men and 93% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 18% of the total sample agreed and 79% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 23% of men anf 13% of women agreed; 71% of men and 86% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 18% of the total sample agreed and 82% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 21% of men anf 10% of women agreed; 75% of men and 89% of women disagreed (5).
March 28, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 17% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 81% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 21% of men and 13% of women agreed, and 77% of men and 84% of women agreed (1)
March 28, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 16% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 78% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 16% of men and 17% of women agreed, and 76% of men and 79% of women agreed (1).
March 28, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 16% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 78% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 16% of men and 17% of women agreed, and 76% of men and 79% of women agreed (1).
March 28, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 14% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 82% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 20% of men and 9% of women agreed, and 77% of men and 88% of women agreed (1).
March 13, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Presidential Council for Human Rights, with the support of Corporación Humanas, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, and the Norwegian embassy, conducted the second Survey of Social and Institutional Tolerance of Violence against Women, which generated information of great value in understanding and targeting prevention, care and protection actions for women victims of all forms of violence. Among the findings are: d) A woman’s most important role of women is to look after the home and cook for her family: 22 per cent of the population expressed full agreement with this, while 17 per cent agreed...more
March 1, 2019, 1:08 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"When asked about the biggest challenges in the workplace, respondents highlighted the top three challenges: work-life balance (86.3 percent), career disruption due to childbirth (73.63 percent) and household responsibility (70.42 percent). These family-related challenges have much more influence on women's careers than other stereotypical factors including gender discrimination, a lack of promotion opportunities and a lack of confidence." (para 7). "89.51 percent of women believe that the responsibility of raising a child should be equally shared by both parents. However, the report also shows that 63.20 percent of married women surveyed bear the majority of child-rearing responsibilities." (para 10).
Jan. 29, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Only girls take part in instruction on family life, which will lead to the perpetuation of stereotypes with regard to women’s roles" (pg. 9).
Jan. 1, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Finance Ministry has endorsed the proposal to create a scheme for housewives under the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), including a monthly allowance payment by the government. . . Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the policy is in line with Pakatan Harapan’s manifesto to raise the level of social security among housewives who rely fully on their husbands" (para 1-4). "'Furthermore, this scheme will create a more equitable economic relationship between husbands and unemployed wives, while reinforcing the family institution by providing a new social safety net,' Lim said in a statement yesterday" (para 6).
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"'The rising divorce rate among female employees compared with non-working women is a serious indicator and a call to consider seriously the situation,' Abdah Al Asmari, a consultant, said, quoted by Saudi daily Al Riyadh on Wednesday. 'We need to appreciate how a woman’s job relates to, among other things, money issues, the differences that may arise between the woman and her husband, the interference of family members in the couple’s differences and the time demands that may hamper the woman from fulfilling her home obligations.' The recklessness and naivety of some husbands seem to be the main factor in inflating these differences, he added. 'There is a deep need...more
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-2, ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"These women have built their own houses, but to be without a husband is to be outcast" (para 10).
Oct. 19, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The law states that women’s participation in the development process must not conflict with their role in improving family welfare and educating the younger generation" (para 152)
Oct. 8, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Darling dropped her three sleepy children at her father’s house... and finally, at 7:10 a.m., entered the waiting room of a private clinic in the upscale neighborhood of Sabana Grande, in central Caracas. At 8 a.m., doctors would cut a four-inch incision in her stomach and remove a piece of her fallopian tubes, sterilizing her for life at 21 years old. A 30-minute surgery, which would last forever. But at least Darling knew she wouldn’t end up like her sister Jennifer, just 23 and with five children and no food to feed them" (para 2). "The government’s positions on reproductive health are contradictory. On one hand, it offers stipends to...more
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Japanese workers are being given schedules dictating when they can get married or give birth, it has been revealed" (para 1)."Toko Shirakawa, a journalist who specialises in Japan's low birth rate, said the policy is common in workplaces where the majority of staff are female to make sure the workload is spread evenly. In another case, a 26-year-old working at a cosmetics company in the Tokyo suburb of Mitaka said she was sent an email mapping out the marriage and birthing schedule for herself and 22 female colleagues. The email also came with a warning that 'work gets backed up if four or more people take time off at the...more
Oct. 2, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: India
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"But this new law also reinforces the idea that child care is the responsibility of women alone — a belief that’s already making many educated Indian workers believe they have to choose between children and a career" (para 4). Refers to the law that increases maternity leave (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
Countries: Eritrea
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"With regard to family issues the NCCE [New Civil Code of Eritre] aspires to ‘provide protection, unity and harmony to the natural and basic unit of the society – the family.’ The Constitution of Eritrea of 1997, appreciating the heritage of the Eritrean peoples’ love for family in its preamble, requires the State to ‘encourage love and respect for the family’, and recognizes the family as the ‘natural and fundamental unit of society’" (1-2).
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned that the roles and division of work in the family are still determined by traditional practices, especially in rural areas, whereby women are considered the prime caregivers. The Committee is also concerned that some media contribute to the traditional division of roles in the family between men and wome" 11)
June 6, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"National Assembly majority leader Aden Duale has urged his fellow clansmen to lower the bride price, stating that in many instances, it is too high. The legislator, while asking Muslim men to marry more wives and get more children, said that the dowry demanded by most families is out reach for many" (para 1-2). "The Garissa Township MP says more wives, means more children who will translate to more votes when it comes to voting. 'By marrying more wives, we can be stronger and have a larger influence on Kenya’s scene as the Muslim community,' he said. 'Tunataka watoto wengi ndio kura zikihesabiwa, zikue mingi kama mvua.' (We want more...more
April 20, 2018, 1:18 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee… remains concerned, however, about the persistence of entrenched traditional attitudes and stereotypes concerning the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and in society and recalls that such stereotypes are a root cause of violence against women” (5).