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Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Albania who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 13 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Finland, France, Greece, Qatar, South Korea
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Albania was 8 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Albania is 52.3% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Albania is 79 years for women and 74 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Albania is 76.3 years for men and 79.9 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Mauritius
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"10.1 births per 1000 population"
Sept. 8, 2023, 9:56 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24) is '11.80%.'"
Aug. 28, 2023, 9:10 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-4

"Part time employment, female (% of total female employment) is '24.4%.'" "Part time employment, male (% of total male employment) is '15.3%.'"
June 27, 2023, 1:25 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"Article 360: The legal heirs are the children, the children of the children, the spouse, the parents, the siblings and the children of the siblings deceased before, the grandparents and other predecessors, the persons unable to work and dependant on the estate-leaver, his other kin up to the sixth degree as well as the State. These are called to inherit in the order provided for in this Code. Article 361: In the first row are called to inherit the children and the spouse able or unable to work, each inheriting in equal parts. When one of the children has died before the estate-leaver, has become unworthy of inheriting, or has...more
June 27, 2023, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

"A division of wealth in the marital estate shall be made based on the equality of its assets and liabilities. After deducting from the estate the obligations of the spouses and third parties, the remainder is divided in equal shares among spouses. The court, based on the needs of children and on who will have custody of the children, may decide to award one spouse with a portion of the marital estate belonging to the other spouse" (19). The most recent laws noted in the WomanStats Database (since 2003) relating to division of assets are still current as of 2022 and no changes have been made as verified by consulting...more
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Cameroon, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kosovo, Latvia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1, AFE-PRACTICE-1

"'A moment I always remember when I was in sixth grade of primary school. A friend of mine was in the ninth grade and she was getting engaged. She was only 14,' she recalls. 'She told me that her husband would not permit her to continue her studies and that she needed to listen to her husband, stay with him and obey him.' " (Para.19-20).
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1, DSFMF-PRACTICE-4

"But becoming a burrnesha was also a way to escape an arranged marriage, without dishonouring the groom's family. 'This decision meant they could avoid a blood feud between two families,' says Aferdita. The rules governing blood feuds have long been codified in the Kanun, which helped to bring order to the lives of tribes in northern Albania, particularly during its incorporation in the Ottoman Empire. Under Kanun law, blood feuds were a social obligation to safeguard honour. They could begin with an action as small as a threat or an insult, but could sometimes escalate into a killing, after which the victim's family would be expected to seek their own...more
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Instead, following the death of her father she decided to become a sworn virgin, in order to lead the family and be able to take on work to support them financially." (Para.11).
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

"For many women born in earlier times, exchanging their sexual, reproductive and social identities was a way to enjoy freedoms only men could experience. Becoming a burrnesha allowed women to dress as men, to act as head of the household, to move freely in social situations, and to take on work traditionally open only to men." (Para.8-9).
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LO-DATA-3, DV-DATA-1

"Data from UN Women suggests that almost 60% of Albanian women aged 15-49 have experienced domestic violence. And the UN Treaty Body Database reveals that only eight per cent of women own land, and remain marginalised in matters of inheritance." (Para.34).
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"Even in the capital, life for young women today can be difficult. Valerjana built an online presence through social media, to help advance women's rights. But sending out positive messages invited negative attention. 'I received many messages from men, even life-threatening messages… challenging why I was talking about women's rights,' she says. " (Para.64-65).
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Drande says his choice to become a burrnesha gave him more acceptance in society. Wherever I went, I received special respect and it felt good. I was respected as a man and not as a woman... I felt more free this way,' he says." (Para.58-59).
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"As a sporty, active young woman, Gjystina - or Duni, as she is known to those closest to her - was determined to be independent. She never imagined a traditional life for herself of marriage, housework, wearing dresses…" (Para.10). "Growing up alongside her aunt in Lepushe, Valerjana found that the options for women in the area were minimal, with an expectation to marry young" (Para.18).
May 12, 2023, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Although there are no exact figures, it is estimated that there are only 12 burrneshat remaining in Northern Albania and Kosovo. Since the fall of Communism in the 1990s, Albania has seen societal changes which mean more rights for women"(Para.23). "Valerjana sees it as a positive that the burrnesha tradition is dying out. 'Today we girls don't have to fight to become men,' she says. 'We have to fight for equal rights, but not by becoming men'. " (Para.24-25). "Rea (women's rights activist) believes the country is on the way to opening up, and has taken 'many steps forward in a short period of time'. " (Para.30). "According to UN...more
March 14, 2023, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey
Variables: ATC-DATA-7

“At the regional level, NGOs are also being incorporated into political discussion. At Working Table I on Democratization and Human Rights of the 1999 Stability Pact Conference, a Gender Task Force was established. The members include all European Union countries, those with treaties with the EU (Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, and Turkey), as well as the five south-eastern European countries yet to have a contractual relationship with the EU, (i.e. Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia). Representatives of governments, women’s NGOs and international donors participated. The main goals of the Gender Task Force are to promote greater women’s participation in political life...more
March 14, 2023, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

“At the regional level, NGOs are also being incorporated into political discussion. At Working Table I on Democratization and Human Rights of the 1999 Stability Pact Conference, a Gender Task Force was established. The members include all European Union countries, those with treaties with the EU (Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, and Turkey), as well as the five south-eastern European countries yet to have a contractual relationship with the EU, (i.e. Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia). Representatives of governments, women’s NGOs and international donors participated. The main goals of the Gender Task Force are to promote greater women’s participation in political life...more
March 14, 2023, 7:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

“At the regional level, NGOs are also being incorporated into political discussion. At Working Table I on Democratization and Human Rights of the 1999 Stability Pact Conference, a Gender Task Force was established. The members include all European Union countries, those with treaties with the EU (Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, and Turkey), as well as the five south-eastern European countries yet to have a contractual relationship with the EU, (i.e. Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia). Representatives of governments, women’s NGOs and international donors participated. The main goals of the Gender Task Force are to promote greater women’s participation in political life...more
March 14, 2023, 7:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

“At the regional level, NGOs are also being incorporated into political discussion. At Working Table I on Democratization and Human Rights of the 1999 Stability Pact Conference, a Gender Task Force was established. The members include all European Union countries, those with treaties with the EU (Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, and Turkey), as well as the five south-eastern European countries yet to have a contractual relationship with the EU, (i.e. Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia). Representatives of governments, women’s NGOs and international donors participated. The main goals of the Gender Task Force are to promote greater women’s participation in political life...more