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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Belgium, Benin, D R Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Namibia, Nepal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Korea, South Sudan, Taiwan, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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June 25, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"The ordeal started while she was travelling home to her children when uniformed soldiers ordered her to get off a minibus travelling from Mekelle to the city of Adigrat because it was overloaded. Once she had disembarked, the soldiers tied her up and marched her through fields to a bush camp. After 11 days of rapes and beatings in which the soldiers forced nails, cotton, plastic bags and a rock into her vagina, she was released and abandoned in the bush" (para 3-5).
June 25, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"The woman, 27, is among hundreds who have reported that they were subjected to horrific sexual violence by Ethiopian and allied Eritrean soldiers after fighting broke out in November in the mountainous northern region of Ethiopia" (para 13). "At least 829 cases of sexual assault have been reported at the five hospitals since the conflict in Tigray began, though Fasika believes these cases are only the tip of the iceberg, especially because of the stigma surrounding rape" (para 17). "Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed acknowledged in a speech to parliament on March 23 that 'atrocities were being committed by raping women' and promised that the perpetrators would be punished. But...more
June 25, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"At least 829 cases of sexual assault have been reported at the five hospitals since the conflict in Tigray began, though Fasika believes these cases are only the tip of the iceberg, especially because of the stigma surrounding rape. Most of the women who have come forward are either pregnant or sustained severe physical injury from the rape" (para 17-18).
June 25, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: GEW-PRACTICE-1

"Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed acknowledged in a speech to parliament on March 23 that 'atrocities were being committed by raping women' and promised that the perpetrators would be punished. But no charges have been announced by civilian or military prosecutors against any soldiers" (para 22-23).
June 25, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-2

"The woman, 27, is among hundreds who have reported that they were subjected to horrific sexual violence by Ethiopian and allied Eritrean soldiers after fighting broke out in November in the mountainous northern region of Ethiopia" (para 13). "At least 829 cases of sexual assault have been reported at the five hospitals since the conflict in Tigray began, though Fasika believes these cases are only the tip of the iceberg, especially because of the stigma surrounding rape" (para 17).
June 25, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

"The woman, 27, is among hundreds who have reported that they were subjected to horrific sexual violence by Ethiopian and allied Eritrean soldiers after fighting broke out in November in the mountainous northern region of Ethiopia. Eight other doctors at five public hospitals said most of the rape victims described their attackers as either Ethiopian government soldiers or Eritrean troops" (para 13-14). "At least 829 cases of sexual assault have been reported at the five hospitals since the conflict in Tigray began, though Fasika believes these cases are only the tip of the iceberg, especially because of the stigma surrounding rape" (para 17).
June 25, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"A 27-year-old Ethiopian mother in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has spoken out after spending 11 days being raped and abused by soldiers. The unnamed woman said she was repeatedly raped by soldiers who forced nails, a rock, and other items into her vagina, and threatened her with a knife" (para 1-2). "The woman, 27, is among hundreds who have reported that they were subjected to horrific sexual violence by Ethiopian and allied Eritrean soldiers after fighting broke out in November in the mountainous northern region of Ethiopia" (para 13). "At least 829 cases of sexual assault have been reported at the five hospitals since the conflict in Tigray began,...more
June 25, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-2

"The huge clay plates, which can be as big as 16 inches in diameter, are first given to children when they are just 12-years-old"(para 5).
June 25, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-5

"A collection of pictures show the impressively large lip plates of the Suri people, a tribe that inhabit the mountains of the Great Rift Valley in the plains of south-western Ethiopia.The huge clay plates, which can be as big as 16 inches in diameter, are first given to children when they are just 12-years-old.The larger the plate, the more cows the girl's father can demand in dowry when his daughter marries. Cattle are enormously important to the Suri people and bring status"(para 4-6).
June 25, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: PHBP-PRACTICE-1

"Sarawut Intarob, 36, took the photographs and was told most women in the tribe have their bottom teeth removed and their lips pierced, then stretched, to allow the plates to be inserted"(para 3)."A collection of pictures show the impressively large lip plates of the Suri people, a tribe that inhabit the mountains of the Great Rift Valley in the plains of south-western Ethiopia.The huge clay plates, which can be as big as 16 inches in diameter, are first given to children when they are just 12-years-old[...]Women and children in the tribe also often decorate themselves with white clay patterns, and flowers on their heads."(para 4,5,8).
June 24, 2021, 5:39 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: GEW-PRACTICE-1, GEW-PRACTICE-3

"But the attack, which also dragging in soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea, has unleashed a wave of ethnic violence that has seen civilians indiscriminately killed, with hundreds of thousands displaced and left without food...'Of the people who traveled with them, some were reportedly killed particularly youngsters, people were reportedly beaten, women were subject to rape, some were pregnant and delivered on the way losing their babies'...This week, Abiy acknowledged for the first time that atrocities such as rape had been committed and said any soldiers committing crimes would be punished. But some of the worst atrocities have been blamed on soldiers from Eritrea, meaning Abiy's ability to act against them is...more
June 24, 2021, 5:39 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, GEW-DATA-1

"Women have been gang-raped at gunpoint and men forced to rape their own family members amid a wave of horrifying sexual violence in Ethiopia's Tigray region, the United Nations has been told. Wafaa Said, aid coordinator in Ethiopia, told member states that more than 500 rape cases have been reported at five medical centres in the northern state - but that the true number is likely to be far higher. 'Women say they have been raped by armed actors, they also told stories of gang rape, rape in front of family members and men being forced to rape their own family members under the threat of violence,' she said" (para...more
June 24, 2021, 5:39 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"It is just the latest tale of terror to emerge from Tigray since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced a government offensive against regional leaders in November last year. Ahmed, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, said the assault was aimed at the TPLF party which had ruled Ethiopia for three decades until 2012 and continued to control the Tigray region, defying his attempts to bring it under federal control. But the attack, which also dragging in soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea, has unleashed a wave of ethnic violence that has seen civilians indiscriminately killed, with hundreds of thousands displaced and left without food...'They are generally traumatized and tell stories of the...more
June 18, 2021, 4:27 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Sexual harassment was widespread. The law prescribes penalties of 18 to 24 months’ imprisonment, but authorities generally did not enforce the law" (pg 23).
June 18, 2021, 4:25 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"There are no places I would not recommend for solo women travelers, though keep in mind that foreign women are likely to attract more attention and stares than men. This holds true both in rural areas, where there is a lack of exposure to tourists, as well as in city centers, where I would frequently be stopped on the streets by men wanting to engage in conversation" (para 33).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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June 14, 2021, 1:20 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Ethiopia does not have a National Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325" (para 3).
June 7, 2021, 6:02 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Socialist Ethiopia does not consider itself bound by paragraph 1 of article 29 of the Convention" (para 23).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 28% of births in Ethiopia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

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

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Ethiopia was 7.1 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Ethiopia was 7.1 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Ethiopia was 23.4% (p 68).
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

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 28% of births in Ethiopia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Ethiopia was 63.7 years for males and 67.3` years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Ethiopia was 55 per 1000 live births" (p 45).