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Latest items for FSCB-PRACTICE-1

June 19, 2020, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (25).
May 6, 2020, 8:40 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1, ABO-DATA-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods." (35).
April 28, 2020, 8:53 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, ABO-DATA-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods." (38).
April 24, 2020, 9:25 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1, ABO-DATA-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods." (34).
April 19, 2020, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"A quarter (26%) of currently married women age 15-49 want to have another child within the next 2 years, 16% want to wait at least 2 years before having another child, and 44% want no more children at all or are sterilised. Among currently married men age 15-49, 36% want to have another child in the next 2 years, 21% want to wait at least 2 years before the next child, and 37% want no more children or are sterilised (or their wife is sterilised). As shown in these results, men are substantially more likely than women to want another child within the next 2 years (36% and 26%, respectively)...more
April 1, 2020, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"here were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (41).
March 11, 2020, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"In the former Czechoslovakia, a Public Decree on Sterilisation from 1971, in force from January 1972, ena- bled public authorities to take programmatic steps to encourage the sterilisation of Romani women and women with disabilities placed in mental institutions in order to control their birth-rate. This legal provision resulted in giving public authorities more or less free reign to systematically sterilise Romani women and women with disabilities without their full and informed consent. In 1979, Czechoslovakia also initiated a programme provid-ing financial incentives to Romani women for undergoing sterilisations motivated by the need “to control the highly unhealthy Roma population through family planning and contraception”. Sterilisations were a recognised state...more
March 7, 2020, 7:05 a.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"Israel's health ministry is investigating claims that Ethiopian women are being injected with a controversial contraceptive without their knowledge or consent. Thousands of Ethiopian women are said to be receiving shots of Depo-Provera every three months in Israeli clinics. The contraceptive stops menstruation and has been linked to fertility problems and osteoporosis" (para 1-2). "The phenomenon was uncovered when social workers noticed the birth rate among Ethiopian immigrants halving in a decade. An Israeli documentary investigating the scandal was aired in December and prompted a popular outcry. t revealed that women were started on a course of contraceptive jabs while still in transit camps in Ethiopia, some without being told...more
Feb. 14, 2020, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (28).
Jan. 30, 2020, 1:05 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (29).
Jan. 13, 2020, 8:20 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1, ACR-DATA-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods." (33).
Nov. 14, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (18).
Oct. 25, 2019, 9:36 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (19).
Oct. 22, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

" There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods." (pg 42).
Oct. 22, 2019, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (20).
Oct. 1, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (26).
Sept. 5, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (23).
Aug. 9, 2019, 1 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (page 40).
Aug. 6, 2019, 8:14 a.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (page 9).
July 30, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods. Roma women continued to pursue compensation through the courts for involuntary sterilization, and NGOs called on the government to establish an independent investigative body to determine the scope of the practice" (p. 15).
July 30, 2019, 8:55 a.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 16).
July 29, 2019, 8:26 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 17).
July 24, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (page 16).
July 20, 2019, 8:20 a.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, ABO-PRACTICE-1

"There were reports that ISIS transferred some Yezidi women captives from Iraq to Syria (see section 1.g.). There was limited information available regarding their treatment in 2017; however, previous reports from Iraq found that ISIS forced Yezidi women whom they had impregnated to have abortions. There were no reports of involuntary sterilization. Estimates on maternal mortality and contraceptive prevalence are available at: www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/monitoring/maternal-mortality2015/en/" (Pg 45).
July 19, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 8).
July 19, 2019, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (page 51).
July 18, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the adoption of binding regulations by the Ministry of Health in its decree No. 56 of 23 October 2013, detailing the procedures to be undertaken to ensure the free, prior and informed consent of the woman concerned before a sterilization is carried out and requiring the distribution of sample forms of informed consent in the national language and in the languages of national minorities. Nevertheless, the Committee remains concerned: (a) That there is no systematic monitoring of the implementation of decree No. 56 and other relevant legislation on the prohibition of forced sterilization; (b) That Roma women are unaware of their rights and the ways to seek...more
July 15, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (page 29).
July 14, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 13).
July 14, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 29).