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Latest items for Burma/Myanmar

June 11, 2021, 10:23 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Article 29: '[The Government of Myanmar] does not consider itself bound by the provision set forth in the said article'" (para 54).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 60% of births in Burma/Myanmar were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .2 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Burma/Myanmar" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Burma/Myanmar was 10.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Burma/Myanmar was 10.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Burma/Myanmar was 46.3% (p 70).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Lesotho, Liberia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

4.0
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: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 60% of births in Burma/Myanmar were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Burma/Myanmar was 64.6 years for males and 68.9 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Burma/Myanmar was 46 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Burma/Myanmar was 250 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Burma/Myanmar was 250 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Burma/Myanmar the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 11%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Burma/Myanmar of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 74.9%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Burma/Myanmar is 28.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
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. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee is concerned about Rohingya women and girls, including those in refugee camps in Bangladesh, who are at risk of other forms of gender-based violence, including child marriages, forced marriages and trafficking” (pp. 8).
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

“While welcoming the progress made towards the adoption of the draft law for the prevention of violence against women and the protection of women from violence, the Committee is concerned about delays in its adoption. In particular, it is concerned about the lack of information on: (a) The scope of the criminal offences covered and the protection and support provided to victims and witnesses of sexual violence, including conflict-related sexual violence, under the draft law; (b) Whether it allows for security forces to be investigated and prosecuted for conflict-related sexual violence and, if so, under which jurisdiction” (pp. 4). “The Committee recommends that the State party promptly adopt the draft...more
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

“… the Committee requested the State party to submit by July 2018 written information on the steps taken to implement the Committee’s recommendations to ensure birth registration of Rohingya and those belonging to other ethnic minority groups and remove all obstacles faced by Rohingya women and girls with regard to citizenship and to urgently establish an independent body to investigate allegations of violence, including sexual and other forms of gender-based violence, against women and girls belonging to ethnic minority groups and prosecute alleged perpetrators and, if convicted, punish them with appropriate sanctions…” (pp. 1). “The Committee regrets the systematic and widespread acts of violence specifically targeting Rohingya women and girls...more
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee notes that, in recent decades, Rohingya women and girls have been victims of at least four incidences of mass violence, with widespread killings, arrests, torture, rapes, forced labour and other abuses resulting in waves of mass displacement” (pp. 2).
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee remains concerned that the Penal Code of 1861 does not establish adequate provisions and sanctions to protect women and girls from violence, including rape, sexual assault, other forms of gender-based violence and trafficking” (pp. 4). “The Committee is concerned about Rohingya women and girls, including those in refugee camps in Bangladesh, who are at risk of other forms of gender-based violence, including child marriages, forced marriages and trafficking” (pp. 8).
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee regrets the systematic and widespread acts of violence specifically targeting Rohingya women and girls during the military security “clearance operations”, which followed the 25 August 2017 attacks on border posts in northern Rakhine State and led to the mass displacements of over 745,000 Rohingya to Bangladesh. It notes that the sexual violence against women and girls included rape, gang rape, sexual slavery, forced nudity, sexual humiliation, mutilation and sexual assault and in some cases the victims were subsequently killed” (pp. 2). “The Committee notes that, in recent decades, Rohingya women and girls have been victims of at least four incidences of mass violence, with widespread killings, arrests, torture,...more
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-5

“The Committee regrets the systematic and widespread acts of violence specifically targeting Rohingya women and girls during the military security “clearance operations”, which followed the 25 August 2017 attacks on border posts in northern Rakhine State and led to the mass displacements of over 745,000 Rohingya to Bangladesh. It notes that the sexual violence against women and girls included rape, gang rape, sexual slavery, forced nudity, sexual humiliation, mutilation and sexual assault and in some cases the victims were subsequently killed. The Committee is deeply concerned that similar patterns of abuses have been reported for at least three decades, with no evidence of measures taken to effectively prevent and address...more
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

“… the Committee requested the State party to submit by July 2018 written information on the steps taken to implement the Committee’s recommendations to ensure birth registration of Rohingya and those belonging to other ethnic minority groups and remove all obstacles faced by Rohingya women and girls with regard to citizenship and to urgently establish an independent body to investigate allegations of violence, including sexual and other forms of gender-based violence, against women and girls belonging to ethnic minority groups and prosecute alleged perpetrators and, if convicted, punish them with appropriate sanctions…” (pp. 1). “The Committee remains deeply concerned that the State party has been repeatedly cautioned about the discriminatory...more
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee regrets the systematic and widespread acts of violence specifically targeting Rohingya women and girls during the military security “clearance operations”, which followed the 25 August 2017 attacks on border posts in northern Rakhine State and led to the mass displacements of over 745,000 Rohingya to Bangladesh. It notes that the sexual violence against women and girls included rape, gang rape, sexual slavery, forced nudity, sexual humiliation, mutilation and sexual assault and in some cases the victims were subsequently killed. The Committee is deeply concerned that similar patterns of abuses have been reported for at least three decades, with no evidence of measures taken to effectively prevent and address...more
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: GP-DATA-2, ATC-DATA-6

“The Committee remains concerned about the absence of a national action plan for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) and subsequent resolutions on women and peace and security to guide conflict and post-conflict processes in the State party and the enduring underrepresentation of women in the peace negotiations and post-conflict processes” (pp. 12).
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-3, MISA-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee, bearing in mind the large number of Rohingya women and girls who are victims of conflict-related violence and that in most cases such violence leads to disabilities, both visible, such as physical or sensory disabilities, and invisible conditions, such as psychosocial disabilities, as a result of mental illness, including post-traumatic disorder, is concerned about the lack of information on the measures taken by the State party to identify cases of acquired disability among Rohingya women and girls and to ensure their rehabilitation” (pp. 12).
Feb. 5, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

“The Committee is concerned about the government structures specific to northern Rakhine State, with the border guard police holding both security and administrative authority over the townships with predominantly Rohingya populations. That unique arrangement has resulted in myriad local orders restricting freedom of movement, including to places of livelihood, and access to health services, including sexual and reproductive services, education and housing for Rohingya women and girls in the State party. The Committee recalls that the State party’s accountability with respect to implementing its obligations under article 2 is engaged through acts of commission and omission of all branches of Government. The decentralization of power does not absolve the State...more