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Latest items for LBHO-PRACTICE-2

April 16, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee notes that the main reasons for the low representation of women in political life relate to gender stereotypes, lower educational levels and lack of financial resources, which incidentally are also the main reasons for their unhappiness under the State party’s gross national happiness index. The Committee is concerned that, notwithstanding efforts to enhance functional literacy among female candidates running for local government positions, their representation remains low" (7).
April 15, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2, LBHO-PRACTICE-3

"Women, however, suffered political violence, which ranged from harassment for voting against party lines to receiving death threats for their political participation" (p. 20).
April 10, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Although senior political and social leaders often came from among veterans of the predominantly male IDF officer corps, women participated widely in politics, including in leadership positions" (32). "Women faced significant cultural barriers in political parties representing conservative religious movements and the Arab minority, although the 2015 elections resulted in two female Arab MKs from the Joint List winning seats" (32).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 23% agreed and 73% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 28% of men and 17% of women agreed and 67% of men and 80% of women disagreed (13).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 39% agreed and 57% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 41% of men and 38% of women agreed and 55% of men and 59% of women disagreed (13).
April 4, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 10% agreed and 84% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 10% of men and 10% of women agreed and 84% of men and 85% of women disagreed (5).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 10% agreed and 84% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 10% of men and 10% of women agreed and 84% of men and 85% of women disagreed (5).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 30% agreed and 64% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 33% of men and 26% of women agreed and 61% of men and 67% of women disagreed (9).
April 4, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 12% agreed and 84% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 16% of men and 8% of women agreed and 80% of men and 87% of women disagreed (9).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 10% agreed and 84% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 10% of men and 10% of women agreed and 84% of men and 85% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 9% agreed and 89% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 10% of men and 7% of women agreed and 87% of men and 92% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 11% agreed and 80% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 13% of men and 8% of women agreed and 77% of men and 83% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 14% agreed and 81% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 19% of men and 8% of women agreed and 74% of men and 89% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 14% agreed and 81% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 16% of men and 12% of women agreed and 78% of men and 84% of women disagreed ().
March 28, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public', 87% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 9% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 85% of men and 88% of women agreed, and 11% of men and 8% of women disagreed (2).
March 28, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is good for women to make a career of their own', 87% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 4% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 84% of men and 90% of women agreed, and 10% of men and 7% of women disagreed (2)
March 28, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is good for women to make a career of their own', 92% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 4% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 90% of men and 94% of women disagreed, and 6% of men and 3% of women agreed (2).
March 28, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public', 12% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 83% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 15% of men and 9% of women disagreed, and 80% of men and 86% of women agreed (1).
March 28, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public', 24% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 68% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 19% of men and 29% of women disagreed, and 73% of men and 63% of women agreed (1).
March 28, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public', 7% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 88% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 8% of men and 6% of women disagreed, and 70% of men and 54% of women agreed (1).
March 21, 2019, 11:12 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Women and minorities generally participated in the political system without formal restriction, although significant cultural and social barriers largely excluded women from decision-making positions" (para 175). "While women served in the judiciary, parliament, and high levels of government, the government often denied them decision-making positions" (para 199). "According to activists from Raqqa, Da’esh segregated classrooms and removed women from the local councils in territories it controlled" (para 201).
March 20, 2019, 7:36 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2, LBHO-PRACTICE-3

"Voters elected the first indigenous woman to the House of Representatives in 2016" (p. 10).
March 18, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Moon Jae-in was elected president in an early election following the impeachment of former president Park Geun-hye" (1) Park Geun-hye was the first femal president in South Korea and East Asia (AMG-CODER COMMENT). "At year’s end, impeached former president Park Geun-hye was in a detention center while prosecution of the criminal case against her continued. In March the Constitutional Court upheld her impeachment for corruption, terminating her presidency and removing her immunity from criminal prosecution. In the December 2016 impeachment vote in the National Assembly, Park lost by a vote of 234 to 56. Park was accused of collaborating with Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend and close confidante, to coerce...more
March 15, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-PRACTICE-2, LBHO-PRACTICE-3, LBHO-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate. Voters elected a record number of women in the October 2016 elections, although very few subsequently won leadership positions as ministers or parliamentary committee presidents" (page 23).
March 12, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"The constitution states, 'women hold equal social status and rights with men'; however, few women reached high levels of the party or the government and defectors said gender equality was nonexistent" (19).
March 11, 2019, 11:13 a.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Sixteen women politicians’ clubs and a national network of schools for women leaders have been established and are in operation in all regions of the country. In cooperation with political parties and advocacy groups, steps are being taken to ensure respect for gender balance when drawing up party lists and nominating candidates for leadership positions in elected bodies. Together with UNDP, efforts are being made to improve women’s leadership skills. In 2017 alone, five master classes were held, attended by 259 women. The regional commissions, together with NGOs, have been carrying out important work on the political advancement of women in conjunction with NGOs. In 2011–2016, they conducted about 2,500...more
March 6, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"In the 2010 parliamentary elections, more women won seats than the minimum outlined in the constitution" (23).
March 6, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Belize
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"One of the parties put forward a female candidate for the 2018 mayoral elections" (10).
March 1, 2019, 11:52 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MULV-LAW-1, CL-LAW-1, LBHO-PRACTICE-2, WR-PRACTICE-2

"The Social Security Act (No. 38 of 1995) and its amendments provides for social security pensions for persons of unknown parentage, orphans, persons unable to work, the elderly, widows, divorcees, deserted wives, families of prisoners, families of missing persons and families in need" (54).
March 1, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2, GP-DATA-1

"McDonald's vice president is also a woman: Michelle O'Neill, 40. It's the first time the top two leaders of Sinn Fein have been women. The party has only had one other female president in its history: Margaret Buckley, elected in 1937." (para 8).