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May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"The commercial sexual exploitation of children generally occurred in tourist locations and major urban areas. The government conducted programs to combat the sexual exploitation of minors" (p 20). "Large populations of children, primarily Haitians or Dominicans of Haitian descent, lived on the streets and were vulnerable to trafficking" (20).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: VOTE-DATA-1

"The law provides citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections conducted by secret ballot based on nearly universal and equal suffrage" (p 15). "No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (p 16).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"Although the law provides women and men the same legal rights, women did not enjoy social and economic status or opportunity equal to that of men" (p 19).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The law contains provisions concerning child abuse, including physical and emotional mistreatment, sexual exploitation, and child labor. The law provides for sentences of two to five years’ incarceration and a fine of three to five times the monthly minimum wage for persons convicted of abuse of a minor" (p 19-20).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal minimum age for marriage with parental consent is 16 for boys and 15 for girls" (p 20).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The Attorney General’s Office instructed its officers not to settle cases of violence against women and to continue judicial processes, even in cases in which victims withdrew charges. District attorneys provided assistance and protection to victims of violence by referring them to appropriate institutions for legal, medical, and psychological counseling" (p 18). "The Ministry of Women actively promoted equality and the prevention of violence against women through implementing education and awareness programs and the provision of training to other ministries and offices. It also operated shelters and provided counseling services, though NGOs argued these efforts were inadequate" (p 18-19).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"In addition to deportation, undocumented Haitian victims faced increased vulnerability to trafficking" (p 10). "The International Organization for Migration reported cases of individuals deported because authorities did not permit them to retrieve immigration or citizenship documents from their residences as well as deportations of women who left children behind in their residences" (p 11). "In 2016 UNHCR recognized 787 asylum seekers, 93 percent of them Haitian, but the government historically recognized few of those claims. Of the more than 300 asylum-seeker cases between 2012 and 2016 that received a final decision, the government rejected 99 percent with the vague justification of “failure of proof.” NGOs concluded that this alone was...more
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The law criminalizes rape of men or women, including spousal rape, and other forms of violence against women, such as incest and sexual aggression. The sentences for conviction of rape range from 10 to 15 years in prison and a fine of 100,000 to 200,000 pesos ($2,100 to $4,200)" (p 18). "The law defines statutory rape as sexual relations with anyone under age 18. Penalties for conviction of statutory rape are 10 to 20 years in prison and a fine of 100,000 to 200,000 pesos ($2,100 to $4,200)" (p 20).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

"Citizenship comes with birth in the country, except to children born to diplomats, to those who are “in transit,” or to parents who are illegally in the country (see section 2.d.). A child born abroad to a Dominican mother or father may also acquire citizenship. A child not registered at birth remains undocumented until parents file a late declaration of birth" (p 19).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"Sexual harassment in the workplace is a misdemeanor, and conviction carries a sentence of one year in prison and a fine equal to the sum of three to six months of salary. Union leaders reported that the law was not enforced and that sexual harassment remained a problem" (p 19).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"The law criminalizes rape of men or women, including spousal rape, and other forms of violence against women, such as incest and sexual aggression. The sentences for conviction of rape range from 10 to 15 years in prison and a fine of 100,000 to 200,000 pesos ($2,100 to $4,200)" (p 18).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The Attorney General’s Office instructed its officers not to settle cases of violence against women and to continue judicial processes, even in cases in which victims withdrew charges. District attorneys provided assistance and protection to victims of violence by referring them to appropriate institutions for legal, medical, and psychological counseling" (p 18).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p 19).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"Only those refugees able to afford health insurance were able to access adequate health care. Refugees reported that their government-issued identification numbers were not recognized, and thus they could not access other services, such as opening a bank account or entering service contracts for basic utilities, but instead had to rely on friends or family for such services" (p 13).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-DATA-2

"The legal minimum age for marriage with parental consent is 16 for boys and 15 for girls. Marriage, particularly of women, before age 18 was common. According to a 2014 UNICEF survey, 10 percent of girls were married by age 15 and 37 percent by age 18" (p 20).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"The Ministry of Women actively promoted equality and the prevention of violence against women through implementing education and awareness programs and the provision of training to other ministries and offices. It also operated shelters and provided counseling services, though NGOs argued these efforts were inadequate" (p 18-19).
May 24, 2021, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"NGOs reported police complicity in areas known for child sex trafficking" (p 17-18). "The commercial sexual exploitation of children generally occurred in tourist locations and major urban areas. The government conducted programs to combat the sexual exploitation of minors" (p 20).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

"In 2018, there were .26 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Dominican Republic" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Dominican Republic was 13.8 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Dominican Republic was 13.8 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Dominican Republic was 29.7 % (p 66).
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: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
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: Dominican Republic
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

The Dominican Republic 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: Dominican Republic
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Dominican Republic was 70.6 years for males and 76.6 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Dominican Republic was 29 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Dominican Republic was 95 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).