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June 7, 2021, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservations: 1) Article 9, paragraph 2. The Government of Kuwait reserves its right not to implement the provision contained in article 9, paragraph 2, of the Convention, inasmuch as it runs counter to the Kuwaiti Nationality Act, which stipulates that a child's nationality shall be determined by that of his father. 2) Article 16 (f). The Government of the State of Kuwait declares that it does not consider itself bound by the provision contained in article 16 (f) inasmuch as it conflicts with the provisions of the Islamic Shariah , Islam being the official religion of the State. 3) The Government of Kuwait declares that it is not bound by...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Kuwait were attended by skilled health personnele" (p5 ).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .04 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Kuwait" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Kuwait was 74.1 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Kuwait was 74.1 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Kuwait was 23.8% (p 68).
May 3, 2021, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Abu Othman, like thousands of Kuwaiti men, has struggled to split his time between two wives living in separate homes amid the Gulf state's strict lockdown to combat the coronavirus... Last week, Kuwait announced a nationwide 'total' lockdown until May 30, suspending all but essential private and public sector activities... Those who break the rules, which also include mandatory use of face masks outside the home, can be fined as much as $16,000 and jailed for up to three months. But in response to appeals by scores of polygamists like Abu Othman to ease their restrictions on movement, the Kuwaiti authorities on Sunday introduced electronic permits to men married to...more
May 3, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"Kuwait had one of the highest rates of polygamy in the Gulf between 2010 and 2015, at over eight percent of marriages, according to a study by the Doha International Family Institute" (para 14).
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

3.0
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: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Kuwait were attended by skilled health personnele" (p5 ).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Kuwait was 73.9 years for males and 76.0 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Kuwait was 8 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Kuwait was12 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Kuwait was12 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Kuwait is 6.3 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 52).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

4.0
March 1, 2021, 11:59 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt, Kuwait, Libya, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"'Considering the fact that they already have wives of their age, they will normally look for younger women. However, in some cases they search for women of their age,' she said, explaining that most of the Arabs who marry Bosnian women [in polygamous marriages] come from Saudi Arabia, Emirates, Kuwait, Egypt and Libya" (28).
Feb. 4, 2021, 12:09 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"A new study, named 'The State of Marriage in the Arab World', was revealed in the Arab Family Forum in the Qatari capital of Doha revealed polygamy rates in the Gulf between the years of 2010 and 2015. Kuwait topped the rate of polygamy with 8.13 percent, followed by Qatar which has a rate of polygamous marriages of 7.88 percent and Bahrain which stood at 5.16 percent" (para 2-3).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Kuwait in 2009, women comprised 0.3% of the police force.
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

0.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

7.0