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June 7, 2021, 2:22 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

“The Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas does not consider itself bound by the provisions of article 2 (a) of the Convention. The Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas does not consider itself bound by the provisions of article 9, paragraph 2, of the Convention. The Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas does not consider itself bound by the provisions of article 29, paragraph 1, of the Convention" (para 5).
May 26, 2021, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Bahamas do have a National Action Plan that is regularly reviewed (CODER COMMENT - MAM)
May 26, 2021, 3:48 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Government strove to create an enabling environment for the empowerment of women, and the very many notable achievements of Bahamian women in Parliament, in the judiciary and in other important areas of public life bore witness to that effort. The Department of Gender and Family Affairs had seen its budget increase by 250 per cent. Its specific objectives included implementation of the strategic plan to improve gender equality and of the National Strategic Plan for Ending Gender-Based Violence, strengthening relations with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and updating the National Gender Equality Policy, shortly to be submitted to the Cabinet. The Department had also launched a number of other initiatives, including:...more
May 26, 2021, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Mr. Campbell (Bahamas), introducing the sixth periodic report of the Bahamas (CEDAW/C/BHS/6), said that the complexity of promoting the economic, social, cultural and political rights of Bahamians and visitors to the islands in a country composed of 700 islands, spread over an area of 100,000 square miles of sea, continued to be a challenge for the administration. That challenge was increased by the economic and financial crisis, unemployment, crime, more frequent and intense natural disasters, the cost of accessing smaller inhabited remote islands known as the Family Islands and porous borders that allowed undocumented migration. Nevertheless, the Government reaffirmed its commitment to defending all human rights, as was demonstrated by...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Bahamas were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .55 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Bahamas" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bahamas was 45.7 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bahamas was 45.7 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Bahamas was 23.1% (p 66).
April 23, 2021, 7:21 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"A woman traveling alone in such countries as Jamaica faces certain dangers, and safety is often an issue. Women traveling alone in The Bahamas rarely encounter aggressive, potentially dangerous behavior from males and are usually treated with respect. However, some Bahamian men may assume that a woman traveling alone is doing so in order to find a male partner. To avoid such unwanted attention, dress a bit conservatively and don't go wandering the streets of Nassau unescorted at night. It's always advisable to wear a cover-up to your swimsuit when leaving the beach and heading into town" (para 1). While there is no specific mention of street harassment, it suggests...more
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bahamas, Botswana, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Fiji, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namibia, Oman, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Bahamas were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Bahamas was 72.6 years for males and 78.6 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Bahamas was 10per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bahamas was 70 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bahamas was 70 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Bahamas is 29.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In the Bahamas in 2012, women comprised 20% of the police force.
Jan. 2, 2021, 11:55 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

The Bahamas does not have conscription.
Dec. 29, 2020, 2:43 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

“Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s (RBDF) Woman Entry 2 celebrate their 30th anniversary this month, honouring their commitment to country and service after graduating from recruit training as members of the contingent in 1987 . . . Five years after the official formation of the nation’s only military arm, women were finally allowed to join the rank and file of the RBDF.”
Dec. 29, 2020, 2:40 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

According to the CIA World Factbook, women can voluntarily serve in the Royal Bahamas Defence Force starting at age 18. Men have the same conditions.
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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