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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

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June 18, 2021, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: IIP-LAW-1

"In Cape Verde, driving without a permit is unlawful. The Cape Verde driving law states that when a person is not eligible, it is illegal for a person to work or drive a car. For travelers going to Cape Verde Island, ensure you have an International Driver’s License Cape Verde Island address, passed the requirements on the International Driver’s License Cape Verde Island website, and paid the cost for the International Driver’s License Cape Verde Island tour" (para 37). Since an international driving permit is accessible to women, this suggests that women are allowed to drive in Cape Verde and are legally mobile (CAT - CODER COMMENT).more
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde, China, Cuba, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Laos, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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

"In 2020, 92% of births in Cape Verde were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .19 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Cape Verde" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Cape Verde was 13.0 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Cape Verde was 13.0 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Cape Verde was 33.3% (p 66).
April 24, 2021, 6:55 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"[T]he crime rate is low and women can feel relatively safe on the streets and going out at night alone. Taxis are abundant, clean, and cheap when you don’t want to walk around solo. Though cat-calling from men is common (as in most countries), it's generally more relaxed and less aggressive. Of course, like everywhere you should always be cautious about your surroundings when traveling alone" (para 5).
April 23, 2021, 1:14 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"I have always felt safe in Santa Maria on Sal, it’s very much a local community, I have walked the streets of the town and beach at night alone, and alone with my young children many times, and never felt intimidated or worried. As with anywhere though, always avoid quiet areas, unlit paths, and anything that makes you feel uneasy. The main type of crime found here would be a bag, camera or purse taken if left unattended, but it is easily avoided" (para 25). Taken from a personal account, this woman felt the streets were generally safe when women took some precautions (CAT - CODER COMMENT).more
April 23, 2021, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The penal code criminalizes sexual harassment. Penalties for conviction include up to one year in prison and a fine equal to up to two years of the perpetrator’s salary. Although authorities generally enforced the law, sexual harassment was common and widely accepted in the culture" (pg 12).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bahamas, Botswana, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Fiji, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namibia, Oman, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
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: Cape Verde
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 92% of births in Cape Verde were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Cape Verde was 71.1 years for males and 75.0 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Cape Verde was 19 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Cape Verde was 58 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Cape Verde was 58 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Cape Verde is 80.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"Data and statistics on polygamy were not available, although they existed. It seemed that the practice of polygamy was decreasing, mainly due to societal pressure" (para 51).
March 19, 2021, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation and polygamy, occur in migrant communities" (para 10).
March 19, 2021, 2:14 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"The most frequent form is living together under one roof without a marriage certificate in the união de facto, which is equated to marriage by law after three years. Many women have a relationship with the pai de visita, which means: visiting father. In this type of relationship, women who are sometimes still very young or mothers still live with their parents or alone and their partner visits them regularly and even spends the night. This visiting relationship is highly accepted. A special form of the visiting relationship is the tio relationship in which the man is usually many years older than his partner. Even if some people think that...more
March 19, 2021, 1:30 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Cape Verde, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Six West African countries have civil codes that formally prohibit polygamy (Benin, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria) but legal restrictions are rarely enforced" (para 1).
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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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: Cape Verde
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Cape Verde in 2013, women comprised 9.6% of the police force.
Jan. 2, 2021, 12:03 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

In Cape Verde, selective compulsory military service is required for both men and women. Men and women are also obligated to complete 2 years of conscript service.
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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