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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vanuatu
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

3.0
Aug. 14, 2021, 10:14 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Bahrain also acceded to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and started in 2014 amending its laws accordingly" (28).
Aug. 14, 2021, 10:14 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The Supreme Council for Women, which was founded in 2001, also played a role in activating the economic empowerment of women, especially in entrepreneurship and in civil service (the police for instance)" (28).
Aug. 13, 2021, 11 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Bahrain's report indicates that 2,500 to 3,000 Bahraini female teachers and sitters work in kindergartens as per contracts that are renewed annually. They are not allowed to claim annual leave and social security. The head of the Kindergarten Syndicate points out that, contrary to the law, kindergartens’ workers are denied their official leaves. Workers are also forced to pay their share and the employer's share of the social security without benefiting from its services. This inequity includes many female workers and part-time workers" (18).
Aug. 12, 2021, 11:44 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"Therefore, the total percentage of informal labor to the total labor force in Bahrain is 65%, the majority of which is waged. Since Bahraini women work mainly in the government sector, the chances of informality are better than the total for Bahraini females (29%) and worse than the total for the migrant women (84%)" (2). "For females, only Mauritania and Sudan keep high rates of self-employment (44% and 32%) ... with the lowest percentages in Jordan and Iraq (2%) and Bahrain (3%)" (8). "For women's unwaged informal labor, the highest proportions are seen in Bahrain (54%) and Lebanon (58%) due to the importance of female domestic labor for female migrant...more
Aug. 12, 2021, 11:41 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Lebanon
Variables: MULV-DATA-1

"For women's unwaged informal labor, the highest proportions are seen in Bahrain (54%) and Lebanon (58%) due to the importance of female domestic labor for female migrant workers. It is worth noting that these two countries are characterized by a percentage of women's informal waged labor higher than the total (higher than that of males)"(8-9).
Aug. 6, 2021, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-1

"Paul Adhoch, the executive director of Trace Kenya, a Mombasa-based counter-trafficking NGO, works relentlessly to protect Kenyan women who leave home to take up domestic worker posts in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain. He says that he’s seen the ban have a positive impact, but the calls for help are still coming in" (para 16).
Aug. 6, 2021, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-2

"Pamela Mbogo* is one of them. The 29-year-old has found a job in Saudi Arabia starting next month. It’s not her first time as a domestic worker. On the previous occasion she lived and worked for a family in Bahrain, where she was abused and locked inside the house for days at a time. Yet, this time, Mbogo believes it will be different. 'The first time I went, I went in an illegal, chaotic situation through brokers who did not prepare us for what lay ahead,' says Mbogo. 'I am more confident this time. I believe all will be well'" (para 2-3). "She says that she sees the cycle repeating...more
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
June 7, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Having examined the Decree Law Number 5 for the year 2002, issued by His Majesty the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, on 18 Dhul Hijjah 1422 H, corresponding to 2 March 2002, regarding the accession to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, and Article Two of this Decree which stipulates that the Kingdom of Bahrain makes reservations with respect to the following provisions of the Convention: 1) Article 2 to ensure that its implementation within the bound of the provisions of the Islamic Shariah. 2) Article 9 paragraph 2. 3) Article 15 paragraph 4. 4) Article 16 in so far as it is...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bahrain was 24.9 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bahrain was 24.9 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Bahrain was 42% (p 66).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Bahrain were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Bahrain was78.6 years for males and 79.6 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Bahrain was 7 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bahrain was 14 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bahrain was 14 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Bahrain is 13.6 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

4.0
Feb. 4, 2021, 12:09 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"A new study, named 'The State of Marriage in the Arab World', was revealed in the Arab Family Forum in the Qatari capital of Doha revealed polygamy rates in the Gulf between the years of 2010 and 2015. Kuwait topped the rate of polygamy with 8.13 percent, followed by Qatar which has a rate of polygamous marriages of 7.88 percent and Bahrain which stood at 5.16 percent" (para 2-3).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Burundi, Croatia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Guyana, Iceland, India, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Maldives, Montenegro, Nepal, Portugal, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Zambia
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

2.0
Jan. 2, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Bahrain does not have conscription.
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"It is illegal to discriminate on the grounds of gender, however there are some restrictions placed on women in the workplace" (7). "The law also aims to reduce gender-based discrimination in the provision of benefits, training, wages, and the payment of bonuses"
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: CUST-PRACTICE-1, CUST-LAW-3

"Both parents must agree to conditions that they will maintain and guarantee the child's safety" (5).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The country failed to ratify the optional protocol of preventing violence against women" (9).