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Latest items for UVAW-PRACTICE-1

Oct. 4, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"From 2007 to 2016, crimes against women in India surged 83 percent" (para 3).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Bolivia has one of the highest rates of gender violence, with nine in 10 women experiencing it in their lifetime" (para 1).
Sept. 26, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Girls who face marriage at an early age suffer from high rates of illiteracy, economic disparity, marital rape, mental, physical and sexual abuse and violence, high rates of chronic medical problems and infant mortality" (para 7).
Sept. 24, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
Countries: Iraq
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"In the IKR during the year, there were 6,949 cases of violence against women" (para 244)
Sept. 14, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included the...abuse and unequal treatment of women…" (1).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"There were continued reports of violence and discrimination against women" (1).
Sept. 10, 2018, 5:07 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The most significant human rights problems included...violence against women and children" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Additional significant human rights abuses included...societal violence, particularly against women and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons…" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Violence against women remained a problem, particularly in indigenous communities" (14). This quote was found in a section discussing rape, sexual assault, and domestic violence. However, it does not indicate which (or if all) of these types are being carried out in indigenous communities. Because it was unspecific, I have coded it as UVAW (AA-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The most significant human rights problems included violence against women and children, a continuing societal problem" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...violence against women" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"According to the Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association, there were 161 genderbased violence cases reported in Mwera and Mfenesini district courts and the Land Tribunal. Of these, 25 cases were continuing, and two had resulted in convictions" (21).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The most serious human rights problems were...violence and discrimination against women" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Domestic abuse and violence against women remained problems" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other problems reported during the year included...societal violence against women…" (2). "According to the Kyiv-based international women’s rights center La Strada, Russian aggression in the Donbas led to a dramatic surge in violence against women across the country" (38).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Discrimination and violence against women remained the most prominent human rights abuses during the year" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), the media, and government agencies reported...violence against women…" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"[The Committee] is concerned about: ...The high prevalence of violence against women and girls..." (5).
Sept. 4, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"There were many other human rights problems…Violence and discrimination against women" (1).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...violence against women…" (1).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Honor-related violence often involved immigrants from the Middle East or South Asia. No information was available regarding the extent of honor-related violence. In June the Swedish Prison and Probation Services estimated that 73 persons were in prison for committing honorrelated violence" (10).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...pervasive violence against women and children; sexual harassment and societal discrimination against women" (1). "The 2015 Southern African Development Community Gender Protocol Gender Barometer (a survey compiled by Gender Links) found 77 percent of women in Limpopo Province, 51 percent of women in Gauteng Province, 39 percent of women in Western Cape Province, and 37 percent of women in KwaZulu-Natal Province reported they experienced some form of gender-based violence" (32). The report indicates it is gender-based violence but does not specify if it is murder, rape, domestic violence, etc. (AA-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Violence and discrimination against women were prevalent" (1).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The most serious human rights problems included violence against women and children…" (1). "As of August the ministry documented 32,500 cases of violence against women, compared with 21,000 in the first nine months in 2014" (17).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Violence against women remained a problem" (25).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"A Bureau of Statistics 2013 planning publication, The Moroccan Woman, by the Numbers, revealed that 63 percent of women reported suffering an act of violence in the preceding year, although the study based these figures on the 2009 survey" (26).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...occasional mob violence; societal violence against women; harmful traditional practices; trafficking in persons; discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons..." (1). 'According to the 2012 Gender Based Violence Baseline Survey, 40 percent of women had experienced sexual violence and 30 percent experienced other physical violence" (16). The use of the phrase "other physical violence" is not specific and we are unsure what exactly is included in this category (AA-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...societal discrimination and violence against women…" (1).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights issues included...violence against and sexual abuse of children; and violence and discrimination against women…" (1).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...violence, harassment, and societal discrimination against women and girls…" (1).