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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).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In 2002, Bahrain ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)" (6). "In 2002, Bahrain acceded to CEDAW" (9).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"The ratification of international conventions such as…the International Convenant on Economic, Social and Cultural rights, further enhances the complexity of the legal status of Bahraini women" (3).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"Female participation in the workplace doubled between 1980-2000, and families are coming to also rely on female income. The importance of the financial contribution made by women to the overall financial stability of families has been important in changing social and personal attitudes to women entering the workforce" (7). "It is important to note however, that upward mobility for women remains restricted. Bahrain's employment market is goverened by systems of patronage. Both Shia and Sunni women are less likely to be in high-level positions than their male counterparts" (8).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"It is important to note however, that upward mobility for women remains restricted. Bahrain's employment market is goverened by systems of patronage. Both Shia and Sunni women are less likely to be in high-level positions than their male counterparts" (8).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The issue of the introduction of a unified personal status law has divided civil society into two camps, women's rights and human rights groups wanting its introduction, in opposition to some Islamist groups" (3). "It is important to note that the codification of family law was extremely controversial in wide segments of Bahraini society, and due to opposition from leading clerics and academics, the codification of Shia family law was dropped" (4).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: CLCW-LAW-1

"It is extremely difficult for Bahraini women to convey their Bahrani citizenship to their children, foreign born spouses, and stateless spouses" (5-6).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Women can also retain their own property and assets when married" (4).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"…women were granted suffrage in 2002" (8).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-LAW-1

"In 2007, the minimum age for marriage was fixed at 15 years old for women. Sharia courts are able to make exceptions to the minimum age requirement in cases of 'urgent need'. It is ambiguous what situations constitute an 'urgent need'" (4).