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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Brunei, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Djibouti, El Salvador, Estonia, Germany, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Laos, Madagascar, North Korea, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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July 29, 2021, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2, IRP-PRACTICE-1

"One of Germany's largest red-light districts is Vulkan Street in Duisburg, a northwest German city and former industrial stronghold. A growing number of Nigerian women are ending up here, and Nigerian human traffickers are responsible for smuggling in most of them, says Barbara Wellner of Solidarity with Women in Distress (Solwodi). The organization helps victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. Wellner says many of these women are disadvantaged, young, have received 'barely any schooling, and have just a single parent or no parents.' Such vulnerable women often fall into the hands of traffickers in Africa and get passed along a far-reaching network until they eventually land in Germany. There,...more
July 29, 2021, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"One of Germany's largest red-light districts is Vulkan Street in Duisburg, a northwest German city and former industrial stronghold. A growing number of Nigerian women are ending up here, and Nigerian human traffickers are responsible for smuggling in most of them, says Barbara Wellner of Solidarity with Women in Distress (Solwodi). The organization helps victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. Wellner says many of these women are disadvantaged, young, have received 'barely any schooling, and have just a single parent or no parents'" (para 1). "In 2012, Germany joined the EU's ETUTU project, which in cooperation with Nigerian authorities aims to crack down on Nigerian criminals trafficking humans around...more
July 29, 2021, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-3

"One of Germany's largest red-light districts is Vulkan Street in Duisburg, a northwest German city and former industrial stronghold. A growing number of Nigerian women are ending up here, and Nigerian human traffickers are responsible for smuggling in most of them, says Barbara Wellner of Solidarity with Women in Distress (Solwodi). The organization helps victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. Wellner says many of these women are disadvantaged, young, have received "barely any schooling, and have just a single parent or no parents" (para 1).
July 29, 2021, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"In 2018, German police registered 68 women who were the victims of Nigerian human traffickers — a significant rise on the previous year. Nigerian women made up the largest share of African trafficking victims at 61%. Last year, 41 suspected Nigerian traffickers were also caught, roughly twice as many as in 2017, according to the Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office" (para 4).
July 29, 2021, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"One of Germany's largest red-light districts is Vulkan Street in Duisburg, a northwest German city and former industrial stronghold. A growing number of Nigerian women are ending up here, and Nigerian human traffickers are responsible for smuggling in most of them, says Barbara Wellner of Solidarity with Women in Distress (Solwodi). The organization helps victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. Wellner says many of these women are disadvantaged, young, have received 'barely any schooling, and have just a single parent or no parents'" (para 1).
July 20, 2021, 6:39 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"In Germany, the parental leave policy is designed to encourage fathers to take the time off. The basic parental allowance there grants 12 months paid leave. But if both parents apply for leave, the allowance can be extended to 14 months." (Para 12)
June 26, 2021, 12:03 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-4, IRP-LAW-1, IRP-LAW-2

"Under legalisation in Germany, one government-funded NGO, described on its website as a 'counselling centre for sex workers', offers training for women to become 'sexual assistant surrogate partnerships' when they decide to leave prostitution. The training focuses on how 'sex workers' can help disabled people to explore their sexuality" (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: Germany
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Germany were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .03 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Germany" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Germany was 132.4 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Germany was 132.4 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Germany was 16.3% (p 68).
April 26, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"In September 2012, for instance, Die Welt reported that at least 30% of the Arab-born men living in the Neukölln district of Berlin are married to two women: one according to civil law, and another according to Sharia law" (para 13).
April 26, 2021, 6:46 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Although polygamy is prohibited under Germany's Civil Code, and punishable under Germany's Penal Code, German authorities have long tolerated — and even encouraged — the practice. In September 2012, for instance, Die Welt reported that at least 30% of the Arab-born men living in the Neukölln district of Berlin are married to two women: one according to civil law, and another according to Sharia law. Die Welt offered five reasons why polygamy, despite being illegal, has been established in Germany: 'First, Sharia authorizes men to marry up to four women. Second, in the anonymity of modern society and the diversity of partner relationships, coexistence with several women or families can...more
April 26, 2021, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Although German law clearly prohibits polygamy for German nationals, some have argued that the law is unclear as to whether the law applies to foreign nationals living in Germany" (para 2).
April 26, 2021, 6:42 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Despite Germany's ban on polygamy, German authorities allowed Ahmed to bring to Germany his second wife, the mother of four of his children. Critics of the move said that German authorities had created a precedent for other refugees to demand the same" (para 24).
April 22, 2021, 6:14 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

In the table titled 'The 50 Worst (& Safest) Countries For Solo Female Travel 2019', Germany is given a score of 41 for street safety, with 100 being the worst and 0 being the best, based on a combination of indexes (pg 1).
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: 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 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Germany were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Germany was 78.7 years for males and 83.3 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Germany was 4 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Germany was 7 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Germany was 7 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Germany is 5.7 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 52).
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. 25, 2021, 11 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"According to § 30 para. 4 of the Residence Act no further spouse is granted a residence permit if the foreigner is married with several spouses and he already lives with a spouse in the Federal territory. In exceptional cases the second woman is to be granted a residence permit if she already lives with several consecutive tolerance status in the shared home for a longer time" (5).