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May 2, 2024, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"'I didn't really know what it [was] because he never explained or got my permission,' says Naja, who at the time was living in Maniitsoq, a small town on Greenland's west coast. 'I was afraid. I couldn't tell my parents,' she says. ' I was a virgin. I had never even kissed a boy.' Now 60, Naja is one of the first to speak out about what happened. 'I can remember the doctors [in] white coats, and maybe there was a nurse. I saw the metal things [stirrups] where you should spread your legs. It was very frightening. The equipment the doctors used was so big for my child body...more
May 2, 2024, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

She has set up a Facebook group to allow women to share their common experiences and help each other cope with the trauma. More than 70 women have joined. A recent podcast, Spiralkampagnen ('coil campaign'), found records indicating that up to 4,500 women and girls - roughly half of all fertile females - had an IUD implanted in Greenland between 1966 and 1970. But the procedures continued into the mid-1970s. Of these, it is unclear how many cases lacked consent or proper explanation. Among those affected were girls as young as 12, and several have stated publicly that they were not properly informed. Some women unable to have children suspect...more
May 2, 2024, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"'I didn't really know what it [was] because he never explained or got my permission,' says Naja, who at the time was living in Maniitsoq, a small town on Greenland's west coast. 'I was afraid. I couldn't tell my parents,' she says. ' I was a virgin. I had never even kissed a boy.' Now 60, Naja is one of the first to speak out about what happened. 'I can remember the doctors [in] white coats, and maybe there was a nurse. I saw the metal things [stirrups] where you should spread your legs. It was very frightening. The equipment the doctors used was so big for my child body...more
May 2, 2024, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

Denmark and Greenland have formally agreed to launch a two-year investigation into historic birth control practices carried out for many years on Inuit Greenlanders by Danish doctors. Thousands of Inuit women and girls were fitted with an intrauterine device (IUD), commonly known as a coil, during the 1960s and 70s (para 1-2). "A recent podcast, Spiralkampagnen ('coil campaign'), found records indicating that up to 4,500 women and girls - roughly half of all fertile females - had an IUD implanted in Greenland between 1966 and 1970. But the procedures continued into the mid-1970s. Of these, it is unclear how many cases lacked consent or proper explanation. Among those affected were...more
May 2, 2024, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Denmark and Greenland have formally agreed to launch a two-year investigation into historic birth control practices carried out for many years on Inuit Greenlanders by Danish doctors. Thousands of Inuit women and girls were fitted with an intrauterine device (IUD), commonly known as a coil, during the 1960s and 70s" (para 1-2). "It was in the 1970s that a doctor told Naja, who believes she was then aged about 13, to go to her local hospital to have a coil implanted following a routine school medical examination" (para 5). "'I didn't really know what it [was] because he never explained or got my permission,' says Naja, who at the time...more
March 31, 2024, 3:14 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Guyana, Iceland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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March 30, 2024, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

According to the U.S. State Department's 2023 TIP report, Denmark ranks as a Tier 1 country (85). Denmark's score is a recent improvement from its Tier 2 ranking on the 2022 TIP report, and thus sufficient time must elapse to see how the supposedly improved enforcement situation evolves (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
March 11, 2024, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Is selling sex criminalised? Selling sex is legal in Denmark. Soliciting is criminalised under para 233 of criminal law. Is buying sex criminalised? No. Is organising/managing criminalised? Organising and managing are criminalised in Denmark. There are laws against acting as an intermediary in commercial sex and profiting from another person's engagement in sexual services. Prevents sex workers working together and prevents them hiring security personnel, para 228 - 230 of criminal law. There are however brothels that operate openly." (para 1-3)
Feb. 11, 2024, 3:18 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"Full face veils were banned from being worn in public in 2011. Elsewhere, Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands and Bulgaria have full or partial bans on wearing face coverings in public" (para 14).
Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Denmark who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 23 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkmenistan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Denmark, Estonia, Gambia, Guinea, Iceland, India, Liberia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Togo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Denmark was 5 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Denmark is 58.9% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Denmark is 83 years for women and 80 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Denmark is 79.6 years for men and 83.0 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 17, 2023, 9:47 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law provides for the valuation of non-monetary assets. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Act on Financial Relationship between Spouses, Secs. 1, 5 and 41.
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Denmark, United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"11 births per 1000 population"
Sept. 8, 2023, 10:31 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24) is '0.7%.'"
June 23, 2023, 12:25 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

"The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the consideration in 2015 of the State party’s previous report in undertaking legislative reforms, in particular the following measures:...Adoption of a new law on matrimonial property that, in principle, divides all assets upon divorce equally between the spouses and provides for the awarding of compensation to a spouse who has helped to preserve or increase the other spouse’s wealth, in 2018 (Law No. 548/2018)" (2).
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Belgium, Benin, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cyprus, D R Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, France, Gabon, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Japan, Kazakhstan, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Philippines, Portugal, Rwanda, Serbia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Swaziland, Togo, Ukraine, Vietnam
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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May 12, 2023, 11:09 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"The study was conducted by the research companies Als Research and Epinion on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Education. It is based on a survey of 1,441 students in sixth to eighth grades from 19 elementary schools and eight independent and private schools, as well as 22 interviews with students and 17 interviews with teachers. According to Khawaja, a study from 2018 on the extent of negative social control showed that few Danish school children – 8 percent of the participants in the study – are actually exposed to social control." (Para.15-16) "On August 26, several thousand people took to the streets of Copenhagen to protest the ban proposal....more
May 12, 2023, 11:09 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"The Danish Commission for the Forgotten Women’s Struggle – a body set up by Denmark’s ruling Social Democratic Party – has recommended that the country’s government ban hijabs (Muslim headscarves) for students in Danish elementary schools" (Para.1). "Huda Makai Asghar, 15, would be forced to take off her headscarf if the ban is implemented. The ninth grader at the Kokkedal Skole – a school outside of the Danish capital, Copenhagen, with close to 800 students – has been wearing the hijab for two years" (Para.3).
May 12, 2023, 11:09 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

'The study from 2018, which is referred to, states that only 43 percent of the ethnic minority girls in the study are allowed to see male friends in their spare time, while the same is the case for 88 percent of the ethnic Danish girls,' the statement read.'And 13 percent of ethnic minority girls are afraid that their families will plan their future against their will, while the same is the case for 5 percent of the ethnic majority girls. One of the aims of the commission is to bring recommendations on how to equalise differences like these between Danes who are ethnic minorities and majorities,' it added. (Para.39-40).more
May 12, 2023, 11:09 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The Danish Commission for the Forgotten Women’s Struggle – a body set up by Denmark’s ruling Social Democratic Party – has recommended that the country’s government ban hijabs (Muslim headscarves) for students in Danish elementary schools" (Para.1). "The August 24 proposal is one of nine recommendations with the stated aim of preventing 'honour-related social control' of girls from minority backgrounds" (Para.2). "The (hijab) ban proposal has sparked a backlash in Denmark. Iram Khawaja, an associate professor at the Danish School of Education at Aarhus University, has been outspoken against the proposal. Her research focuses on how children from religious and ethnic minorities navigate Danish society, and she is co-founder of...more
May 5, 2023, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law prohibits discrimination in access to credit based on gender. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Gender Equality Act, Ch.1 (Sec. 1a) and Ch.2 (Sec. 2). According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), a woman can sign a contract in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: no source provided. According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), a woman can register a business in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: no source provided....more