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June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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June 2, 2021, 10:53 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"In 2020, Bulgaria adopted its first UNSCR 1325 National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security for the period 2020-2025 (BG). Government’s decision 185/19 (March 2020) envisages specific targets and indicators ensuring involvement of civil society in the development and implementation process" (para 1).
June 2, 2021, 10:49 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Despite the specific recommendations of the CEDAW Committee expressed in 2012, the government has not deployed sufficient and consistent efforts to combat gender stereotyping and sexist images of women and girls in the media and entertainment industry" (pg 5).
June 2, 2021, 10:48 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Finally, from June 2016 to January 2017, the Ministry of Justice established working groups for the elaboration of legislative amendments in both civil and penal legislation to comply with the Istanbul Convention. Based on general discussions of the working groups composed of representatives of institutions, the judiciary, and NGOs, a small group of experts elaborated two draft bills. The first bill proposed amendments to the Law on Protection from Domestic Violence, and the second bill outlined amendments to the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code. The first bill seeks to expand the Law to include gender-based violence and to create a national council at the Council of Ministers to coordinate,...more
June 2, 2021, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Since its last review by CEDAW, Bulgaria has taken some steps toward combating violence against women in fulfillment of its obligations under the Convention. In September 2015, the National Assembly adopted amendments to the Criminal Code to incorporate Directive 2011/93/EU on combating sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children. It also repealed Article 158 that allowed for termination of criminal prosecution for sexual abuse or rape of a minor if the perpetrator later married the victim. 9 The National Assembly, despite explicit recommendations from the CEDAW Committee and the United Nations Human Rights Council, decided not to abolish Criminal Code Article 161 (establishing private complaint mechanisms in cases of light...more
June 2, 2021, 10:39 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"In the last review of Bulgaria, CEDAW expressed concern over: 1) insufficient public visibility of legislative and policy measures to eliminate discrimination against women and awareness of government branches of women’s rights under CEDAW; 2) failure to prohibit discrimination against women through a gender equality law and persistent stereotypical patterns regarding the role and responsibilities of women; 3) serious concern about the high prevalence of domestic violence and absence of provisions criminalizing domestic violence and marital rape, lack of criminal prosecution of violence within the family, and failure of the judiciary to allow shifting of the burden of proof to favor victims; and 4) the practical obstacles women face for...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Bulgaria were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .05 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Bulgaria" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bulgaria was 48.2 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bulgaria was 48.2 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Bulgaria was 26.4% (p 66).
May 11, 2021, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"On 24 June 1992, the Government of Bulgaria notified the Secretary-General of its decision to withdraw the reservation to article 29 (1) of the Convention, made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification".
April 22, 2021, 5:52 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

In the table titled 'The 50 Worst (& Safest) Countries For Solo Female Travel 2019', Bulgaria is given a score of 61 for street safety, with 100 being the worst and 0 being the best, based on a combination of indexes (pg 1).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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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: Bulgaria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Bulgaria was 71.4 years for males and 78.4 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bulgaria was 10 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bulgaria was 10 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Bulgaria is 38.2 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 25, 2021, 10:46 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Beneficiaries of international protection have the right to family reunification. But according to art. 34 of the Law of Asylum and Refugees, †œthe Chairman of the State Agency for the Refugees shall reject a permit for family reunification with regard to another spouse †“ in case of polygamy, when the foreigner has already got a spouse in the Republic of Bulgaria" (3).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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

In Bulgaria in 2018, women comprised 11.3% of the police force.
Nov. 21, 2020, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Canada
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

15.1 percent of all active duty are female milary personnel
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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