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Latest items for FSCB-PRACTICE-1

April 19, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 17).
April 18, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (P. 14).
April 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (P. 23)
April 11, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 23).
April 10, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, ABO-DATA-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (37).
April 10, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p.8).
April 9, 2019, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (34).
April 5, 2019, 11:16 a.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (10).
April 4, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (14).
March 31, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, ABO-DATA-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (48).
March 29, 2019, 5:33 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, ABO-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (para 91).
March 29, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights abuses during the year included . . . a coercive birth-limitation policy that, despite the lifting of one-child-per-family restrictions, in some cases resulted in forced abortion (sometimes at advanced stages of pregnancy)" (page 2). "Intense pressure to meet birth-limitation targets set by government regulations resulted in instances of local family-planning officials using physical coercion to meet government goals. Such practices included the mandatory use of birth control and the forced abortion of unauthorized pregnancies. In the case of families that already had two children, one parent was often required to undergo sterilization" (page 54).
March 25, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (24).
March 22, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (9).
March 22, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (23).
March 21, 2019, 11:12 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"Held as slaves, Da’esh fighters subjected them and other captured women and girls to repeated sexual violence, forced marriages, and coerced abortions" (para 93). "The government generally respected the ability of couples and individuals to decide freely the number, spacing, and timing of their children and manage their reproductive health, including the right to have the information and means to do so, free from discrimination, coercion, or violence" (para 191). "Violence throughout the country made accessing medical care and reproductive services both costly and dangerous, and the COI reported that the government and armed extremists sometimes denied pregnant women passage through checkpoints, forcing them to give birth in unsterile and...more
March 21, 2019, 3:11 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"According to the ERRC, the sterilization of Romani women without consent was a continuing problem, although there was no information available on the extent of the practice" (36).
March 20, 2019, 11:36 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (10).
March 18, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (19).
March 15, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (15).
March 15, 2019, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (9).
March 15, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: GIC-LAW-1, FSCB-PRACTICE-1, ABO-DATA-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (page 28).
March 12, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"The people of North Korea faced egregious human rights violations by the government in nearly all reporting categories including...coerced abortion" (1). "Mothers were in some cases reportedly forced to watch the infanticide of their newborn infants" (4). "The KINU white paper found that, in some cases of live birth, the prison guards killed the infant or left the baby to die, and it reported cases of guards sexually abusing or exploiting female prisoners" (4).
March 7, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (11).
March 6, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (7).
March 6, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Belize
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods… There were reports of Mayan women receiving involuntary caesarian sections to discourage large families. There were uncorroborated anecdotes of Mayan women being sterilized unnecessarily because of irregularities found during annual checkups" (12).
March 1, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1, ABO-PRACTICE-1

"McDonald supports center-left policies she says will foster equality and boost social services. She wants to end Ireland's abortion ban…" (para 21).
Feb. 26, 2019, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"Coerced abortion was not permitted under the law, although the government reported illegal armed groups carried out forced abortions. Forced surgical sterilization of children with cognitive and psychosocial disabilities in certain cases is legal. Through July 31, the Attorney General’s Office reported it opened 400 investigations related to cases of forced abortion, 13 of which had occurred during the year. two-year Attorney General’s Office investigation that concluded in 2016 documented 214 cases of girls who were subjected to rape, forced sterilization, forced abortion, and other forms of sexual violence by the FARC. In January, Spain extradited a Colombian man--Hector Albeidis Arboleda, known as “the Nurse”--who was accused of performing up...more
Feb. 21, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1, ABO-PRACTICE-1

"McDonald supports center-left policies she says will foster equality and boost social services. She wants to end Ireland's abortion ban…" (para 21).
Feb. 14, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Countries: Belarus
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"The most significant human rights issues included torture; . . . allegations of pressuring women to have abortions; trafficking in persons; and suppression of independent trade unions" (1).