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June 11, 2021, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ATDW-LAW-5

"In Israel, men who withhold gets can be jailed, their driver’s license or medical license can be taken away." A "get" is the husband's permission for the wife to divorce him, which is necessary under Orthodox Judaism.
June 7, 2021, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservations: '1) The State of Israel hereby expresses its reservation with regard to article 7 (b) of the Convention concerning the appointment of women to serve as judges of religious courts where this is prohibited by the laws of any of the religious communities in Israel. Otherwise, the said article is fully implemented in Israel, in view of the fact that women take a prominent part in all aspect of public life. 2) The State of Israel hereby expresses its reservation with regard to article 16 of the Convention, to the extent that the laws on personal status which are binding on the various religious communities in Israel do not...more
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

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

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Israel was 3.3 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Israel was 3.3 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Israel was 15.7% (p 68).
April 26, 2021, 7:18 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Polygamy in the Bedouin sector is different from conventional perceptions of polygamy. When people think of polygamy, they assume it is a man in a big house living with multiple wives simultaneously. In Bedouin communities, a man will get married, have children, and then decide to take another wife. He will leave the first wife and children and move in with the second wife, leaving the first wife to fend for herself with no means of supporting herself and her children. The first wife cannot get divorced due to cultural shame, nor can she remarry. The first wife must remain available in case the man decides to return to her....more
April 26, 2021, 7:13 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3, PW-DATA-1

"Itach Ma’aki’s Beersheba branch focuses on assisting Bedouin women who are victims of domestic violence. According to Abu Shareb, 99% of women who arrive at the organization’s shelter are in a polygamous relationship" (para 7).
April 26, 2021, 7:11 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"According to a 2013 Knesset report on polygamy in the Bedouin sector, Aisha is one of approximately 30 percent of Negev Bedouins involved in a polygamous relationship, when a man has more than one wife" (para 4).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Israel 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, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Israel was 80.3 years for males and 84.2 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Israel was 3 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 24, 2021, 12:05 a.m.
Countries: Cyprus, Israel
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Bigamy is a surprisingly easy crime to commit. A person married in Israel can, without difficulty, get married to somebody else in Cyprus" (para 2).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Israel is 9.9 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 52).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
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. 7, 2021, 5:47 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Israel
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

“A burqa is a full body veil, which leaves open only a tiny slash for its female wearer’s eyes. It is most common in Muslim countries like Afghanistan and goes back to a strict interpretation of the Koran. But burqas aren't solely Islamic. Some years ago, a fringe group of ultra-Orthodox Jewish women near Jerusalem began wearing similar full-body-veils as a symbol of piety” (para. 5).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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