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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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Sept. 8, 2021, 6:19 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway
Variables: ISSA-PRACTICE-1

"The Miranda et. al. study pointed out the outcomes of scholarly studies that demonstrate the preference for girls over boys across Scandinavian countries with strong gender equality policies, particularly Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, though not Finland..." (para 4). "The Miranda et. al. study linked its findings to the continued progress of gender revolution in Scandinavia, where women are given greater opportunities to develop their potential as actors in the public sphere. It underscored that daughters are deemed more valuable to parents in terms of socially desirable traits, including wage-earning and dutiful caring" (para 5).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"Women have the same legal status and rights as men, including under family, labor, property, nationality, and inheritance laws"(11).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LBHO-LAW-1

"No laws limit the participation of women and members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate"(9).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"The government and NGOs operated 24-hour hotlines, counseling centers, and shelters for female survivors of violence"(11).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"In March Amnesty International published a report declaring that the country has a pervasive rape culture and was 'failing to live up to its human rights obligations to protect women against rape, investigate rape crimes, prosecute those responsible, and provide compensation to victims'"(11).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"A 2018 report by the National Institute of Public Health stated that approximately 1.6 percent of Danish women above the age of 16 reported being victims of physical violence by their partner within the previous year. Figures from the Crime Prevention Council showed that an estimated 5,400 rapes and attempted rapes occur annually. According to the Crime Prevention Council, in 2018 police made 1,079 official reports of rape or attempted rape, and 234 indictments for rape followed"(11).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The law criminalizes rape against women or men (the statute is gender neutral), including spousal rape and domestic violence"(10).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"A visit on February 7 to Ellebaek by the ombudsman uncovered overcrowding, unsanitary conditions, no staff in the women’s ward, minimal staff in the remainder of the center, low levels of activities for prisoners, and high rates of attempted suicide"(2-3).The absence of staff in the women's ward shows us that women were neglected in this prison(NK-CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 30, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"Rape is not defined by a lack of consent, but rather by whether physical violence, threat, or coercion is involved or if the victim is found to have been unable to resist. Penalties for rape include imprisonment for up to 12 years for aggravated circumstances and up to six years for domestic violence"(10).
July 14, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Denmark, France
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"France and Denmark have also banned facial coverings, citing efforts to uphold secular values and combat discrimination against women" (para 9).
July 14, 2021, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Denmark
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"In other legalised regimes, such as Denmark and Australia, prostitution is available for men on the public health system" (para 8).
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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May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 95% of births in Denmark were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .002 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Denmark" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Denmark was 103.2 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Denmark was 103.2 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Denmark was 16.3% (p 66).
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 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Denmark does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 95% of births in Denmark were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Denmark was 79.3 years for males and 83.2 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Denmark was 4 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Denmark was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Denmark was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Denmark is 2.8 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. 6, 2021, 12:49 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Denmark, France, Netherlands
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

“Germany's neighbouring countries including The Netherlands, France, Austria and Denmark have introduced a so-called 'burqa ban' to varying degrees” (para. 17).