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Latest items for EWCMS-LAW-2

March 13, 2021, 2:37 p.m.
Countries: Eritrea
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

"Most men and unmarried women are forced into open-ended service for the government despite a government decree limiting service to 18 months. After military training, some conscripts are assigned to military duties, but according to the government, over 80 percent are assigned jobs in the civil service or at government agricultural or construction projects" (para 6).
Jan. 4, 2021, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Zimbabwe does not have conscription.
Jan. 4, 2021, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Yemen does not have conscription.
Jan. 4, 2021, 10:49 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

In the United Arab Emirates, only men have to complete compulsory military service.
Jan. 4, 2021, 10:47 a.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

In Turkey, only men have a mandatory military service obligation.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Saudi Arabia does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Rwanda does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:56 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Romania does not have conscription; "conscription ended 2006."
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:55 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

In Qatar, there is "conscription for males age 18-35; compulsory service times range from 4 months up to a year," but women are not conscripted.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:54 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Poland does not have conscription; "conscription [was] phased out in 2009-12."
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Papua New Guinea does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Oman does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Nigeria does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Nicaragua does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:51 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

New Zealand does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:51 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Nepal does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:50 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

In Mozambique, "registration for military service is mandatory for all males and females at 18 years of age."
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:49 p.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Mauritania does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:48 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Malta does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:48 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

The Maldives does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Malaysia does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Lesotho does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Lebanon does not have conscription.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Latvia does not have conscription.
Jan. 2, 2021, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Japan does not have conscription.
Jan. 2, 2021, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Jamaica does not have conscription.
Jan. 2, 2021, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Iraq
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Iraq does not have conscription.
Jan. 2, 2021, 12:14 p.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

In Iran, "conscript military service obligation [for men] is 18-24 months; women [are] exempt from military service."
Jan. 2, 2021, 12:13 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

India does not have conscription.
Jan. 2, 2021, 12:13 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Honduras does not have conscription.