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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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Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The law does not explicitly address spousal rape. The law criminalizes domestic violence specifically with a maximum penalty of 16 years in prison"(8)."The law entitles victims of sex crimes to a lawyer to advise them of their rights and to help them pursue charges against the alleged assailants"(8).
Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"As of October approximately 117 women and 65 children sought temporary lodging at the country’s shelter for women, mainly because of domestic violence"(8).
Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"The government helped finance the Women’s Shelter, the Counseling and Information Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence, the rape crisis center of the national hospital, and other organizations that assisted victims of domestic or gender-based violence. These organizations offered services free of charge, regardless of the victim’s citizenship. In addition, the government assisted immigrant women in abusive relationships, offering emergency accommodation, counseling, and information on legal rights"(8).
Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Despite laws requiring equal pay for equal work, a 15 percent pay gap existed between men and women"(15).
Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: LBHO-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate"(6).
Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"Traffickers subjected men and women to forced labor in construction, tourism, and restaurants[...]Traffickers also subjected women to domestic servitude, forced labor, and sex trafficking"(13).
Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"Women have the same legal status and rights as men according to the constitution and the law"(9).
Aug. 11, 2021, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"Rape carries a maximum penalty of 16 years in prison. Judges typically imposed sentences of two to three years"(8).
July 22, 2021, 5:39 p.m.
Countries: Canada, France, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"The Prohibition of Consumption of Prostitution Services Act will be enforced in Israel on 10 July 2020. The law imposes fines for consuming prostitution and attempting to pay for it. The aim is to reduce prostitution by prohibiting the purchase of sex as part of an integrated process that includes public education, and the expansion of services for the population in prostitution – including trauma-informed care and practical help to rebuild their lives, while recognizing the harmful nature of prostitution and the damage it causes. According to the law, a first-time offender will get an administrative fine of NIS 2,000. A repeated violation of the law will result in a...more
June 18, 2021, 5:13 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"You can simply go about roaming the street without being harassed" (para 6). This is taken from a solo female travel advice blog (CAT - CODER COMMENT).
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: Iceland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 98% of births in Iceland were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .05 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Iceland" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Iceland was 162.1 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Iceland was 162.1 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Iceland was 16.1% (p 68).
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 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 98% of births in Iceland were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Iceland was 80.9 years for males and 83.9 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Iceland was 2 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Iceland was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Iceland was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Iceland is 6.0 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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Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Burundi, Croatia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Guyana, Iceland, India, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Maldives, Montenegro, Nepal, Portugal, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Zambia
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Iceland in 2018, women comprised 17.4% of the police force.
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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