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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malta, Mongolia, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

1.0
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
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 96% of births in Bhutan were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .11 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Bhutan" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bhutan was 18.5 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bhutan was 18.5 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Bhutan was 35.6% (p 66).
April 23, 2021, 8:02 a.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Bhutan is probably one of the safest places to travel for women travelers. Take the usual precautions you would as if you were heading out at night back in your home country" (para 11). All sources indicate that there is little to no street harassment of women including travelers in Bhutan (CAT - CODER COMMENT).
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: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

2.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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

"In 2020, 96% of births in Bhutan were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Bhutan was 70.4 years for males and 70.8 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Bhutan was 30 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bhutan was 183 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bhutan was 183 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Bhutan of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 84.6%" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Bhutan is 28.4 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

3.0
Feb. 28, 2021, 12:19 a.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3, PW-LAW-1

"Although polygamy is legal in Bhutan and his father has many wives, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck vowed to never marry another woman" (para 4).
Feb. 28, 2021, 12:02 a.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Phurpa Zangmo of Merak felt that marriages based on mutual consent and affection is the preferred norm nowadays rather than polyandry: 'Our Parents still want us to keep the tradition alive but I think differently. So we cannot fulfil their wishes. Even if our parents make arrangements, the marriage does not last for long.' The improvement in the highlanders’ standard of living is also another contributing factor to the decline of polyandry which has somewhat outlived its usefulness. As Bhutan opened its doors to tourism, homestays became a viable source of income for the highlanders unlike in the past, the lack of provisions compelled some Layaps to marry multiple partners....more
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
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
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

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

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

2.0