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June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
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Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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June 7, 2021, 1:56 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Brunei Darussalam, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, and others have not entered reservations or have not argued a conflict with Muslim personal law in their reservations" (177).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Albania were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Albania was 36.5 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Albania was 36.5 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Albania was 25.3% (p 66).
May 18, 2021, 7:22 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The main objectives of the NAP are listed as improving policy documents and raising awareness on UNSCR 1325; increasing the participation of women in the field of security at home and abroad; establishing a regulatory framework and capacities that enable better protection and rehabilitation of women in the field of peace and security; and taking measures for better monitoring and reporting of Resolution 1325. Each objective has corresponding actions and indicators as well as including a detailed budget for implementation" (para 1).
May 18, 2021, 7:18 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Albania adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2018 for the period 2018-2020" (para 1)
May 18, 2021, 7:10 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"In the period from the previous national report submitted to the CEDAW Committee (i.e. from 2003 to present) Albania has adopted new laws and made improvements to the existing ones, where alignment with CEDAW and other important international standards is evident. Worthy of mention are: Adoption of the Law “On Gender Equality in Society” [No. 9970/24.07.2008] which, among other things, addresses the areas of labour and employment, and the adoption of the National Strategy on Gender Equality and Domestic Violence (NSGEDV), and its accompanying Action Plan, 2007-2010 (CMD Nr.913/19.12.2007); Adoption of the Law “On Measures Against Violence in Family Relations” [No. 9669/23.12. 2006].; The recent adoption of Law “On Health...more
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ERBG-PRACTICE-4

"To promote gender equality in the workforce, the U.N. Economic Empowerment Program in Albania provides resources for programs and initiatives. Such initiatives aim to expand vocational training and encourage female entrepreneurship throughout the country" (para 1).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Women and girls struggle to access safe reproductive health care amid COVID-19" (para 5).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LO-DATA-1

"The Center for Civic and Legal Initiatives in Albania is working to boost this figure by encouraging women to purchase property. Also, they provide legal support to help navigate the obstacles that traditional customs present" (para 3).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"Women now comprise the majority of agricultural workers in Albania, yet they are still paid lower wages than their male counterparts" (para 1).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Albanian law severely limits access to abortion" (para 5).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"The Center for Civic and Legal Initiatives in Albania is working to boost this figure by encouraging women to purchase property. Also, they provide legal support to help navigate the obstacles that traditional customs present" (para 3). "Leah Hoctor, the Regional Director for Europe’s Center for Reproductive Rights, has called on many governments, including the Albanian government, to intervene. She states 'European governments must act urgently to guarantee safe and timely access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic'" (para 5).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Over 50% of Albanian women have experienced sexual violence. According to a study performed by the Swedish government, U.N.D.P. and U.N. Women, more than 50% of Albanian women have been victims of some form of 'sexual, physical or psychological violence'" (para 2).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Additionally, a recent combination of economic struggles and stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 has caused an increase in domestic violence in Albania. This leaves women with little protection from violent situations" (para 2).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-3

"More women participate in Albanian politics. Aiming to lessen the country’s multitude of gender inequalities, many women have successfully run for office" (para 4).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"Under these circumstances, U.N. Women is initiating social media campaigns to spread awareness about resources providing security and shelter for domestic violence victims throughout Albania" (para 2).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"As of 2017, 'women make up 23% of members of parliament'" (para 4).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

"...women are traditionally unable to sign as a 'head of the household' in legal affairs" (para 3).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LO-DATA-3

"As of 2018, only 8% of Albanian women owned land" (para 3).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Additionally, a recent combination of economic struggles and stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 has caused an increase in domestic violence in Albania" (para 2).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1, LO-LAW-1

"Traditional customs prevent women from owning property. Under Albanian laws, women can purchase and own property. However, these laws often go ignored. Because women are traditionally unable to sign as a 'head of the household' in legal affairs, it is incredibly difficult for women to become property owners" (para 3).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Over 50% of Albanian women have experienced sexual violence. According to a study performed by the Swedish government, U.N.D.P. and U.N. Women, more than 50% of Albanian women have been victims of some form of 'sexual, physical or psychological violence.' This most commonly occurs as a result of a partner’s perpetration" (para 2).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The number of Albanian women in the workforce is rapidly increasing" (para 1). "Women now comprise the majority of agricultural workers in Albania, yet they are still paid lower wages than their male counterparts. On average, women receive 18% lesser salaries than men" (para 1).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Under these circumstances, U.N. Women is initiating social media campaigns to spread awareness about resources providing security and shelter for domestic violence victims throughout Albania" (para 2). "Though the numbers fall short of achieving proper representation, initiatives by the Albanian Parliament are encouraging women to run for various political offices" (para 4). "Leah Hoctor, the Regional Director for Europe’s Center for Reproductive Rights, has called on many governments, including the Albanian government, to intervene. She states 'European governments must act urgently to guarantee safe and timely access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic'" (para 5).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"Coupled with restricted access to healthcare due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many women find it impossible to receive access to safe abortion care. According to Amnesty International, governments in the region deem abortion care as an inessential health service" (para 5). "Leah Hoctor, the Regional Director for Europe’s Center for Reproductive Rights, has called on many governments, including the Albanian government, to intervene. She states 'European governments must act urgently to guarantee safe and timely access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic'" (para 5).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"As of 2017, 'women make up 23% of members of parliament, 35% of local counselors, 9 in 61 mayors and 8 in 20 cabinet ministers'" (para 4).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"Though the numbers fall short of achieving proper representation, initiatives by the Albanian Parliament are encouraging women to run for various political offices" (para 4).