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Latest items for GP-DATA-5

June 11, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

"There were 15 Gender-based Violence Protection Units (formerly called women and child protection units) staffed with police officers, social workers, legal advisors, and medical personnel trained to assist victims of sexual assault. The Ministries of Justice, Health and Social Services, and Gender Equality and Child Welfare, along with NGOs, provided training to some members of these units. Some magistrate courts provided special courtrooms with a cubicle constructed of one-way glass and child-friendly waiting rooms to protect vulnerable witnesses from open testimony. A privately run shelter for victims of GBV violence in the Khomas region operated effectively. The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare built shelters in the other regions....more
May 29, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: GP-DATA-5

"The Local Self Governance Act (LSGA), 1999 envisaged, for the first time, to decentralize governance in the health sector through devolution of responsibilities, authority and resources to the local bodies. These acts facilitated the transfer of power and authority over health care to local bodies called Health Facility Operation and Management Committees (HFOMCs). These committees were created to serve as a bridge between the government and local communities, communicating the concerns of community members to health facilities and VDCs. The HFOMC is represented by the elected VDC chair, a locally elected woman representative, a representative from the dalit and marginalized population, a female community health volunteer, a local school teacher,...more
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Montenegrin law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Mongolian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (115).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Mozambique law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Moroccan law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Myanmar law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Namibian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Dutch law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Nepalese law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Nicaraguan law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: GP-DATA-5

New Zealand law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Nigerian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (120).
May 17, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Niger law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (120).
May 16, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
Countries: Iraq
Variables: GP-DATA-5

"The Ministry of Interior maintained 16 family protection units around the country, designed to resolve domestic disputes and establish safe refuges for victims of sexual or gender-based violence. These units tended to prioritize family reconciliation over victim protection and lacked the capacity to support victims. Hotline calls typically went to the male commanders of the units who did not follow a regular referral system to provide victims with services, such as legal aid or safe shelter" (41).
May 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Omani law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (121).
May 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Norwegian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (121).
May 16, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Pakistani law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (122).
May 16, 2019, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: GP-DATA-5

"A year and a half ago after drafting the law, 168 deputies voted today in favor of this law, prepared by the Ministry of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development, in partnership with the Ministry of Justice in exchange for 55 votes against." (para 2). "In her speech to the members of parliament shared later on Facebook, Bassima Al-Hikawi, the Minister of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development, considered this project as “a normative law on combating violence against women that carries the conceptual definition of all kinds of violence that can be practiced against women; offering preventive measures, a system of gender-sensitive content that emphasizes the status of violence...more
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Papua New guinean law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Panamanian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (123).
May 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Peruvian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (124).
May 15, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Paraguayan law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (124).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Polish law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Filipino law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Mongolia law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (115).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Moldova law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (114).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Portuguese law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (126).
May 14, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Romanian law establishes an anti-discrimination commission (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: GP-DATA-5

Qatari law does not establish an anti-discrimination commission (127).