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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malta, Mongolia, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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June 21, 2021, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Latvia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2020 for the period 2020-2025...The NAP highlights the interrelated nature of gender equality and peace and security and identifies the promotion of UNSCR 1325 in public administration and Latvian society as a principal objective. To further this objective, the NAP states identifies three main tasks: raising public awareness of gender equality issues and the elimination of gender-based violence, especially in the younger generation; training for the defence and internal affairs sector, including the establishment of a gender adviser position; and transfer of Latvia’s experience and knowledge. In addition to a brief implementation and monitoring and evaluation plan, the Latvian Ministry of...more
June 17, 2021, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Latvia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2020 for the period 2020-2025" (para 1).
June 17, 2021, 1:39 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee encourages the State party to ratify, as soon as possible, the Optional Protocol to the Convention and to accept the amendment to article 20 (1) of the Convention concerning the meeting time of the Committee. The Committee calls upon the State party to use the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and to further evaluate the realization of the rights enshrined in the Convention in the context of the 25-year review of the implementation of the Declaration and Platform in order to achieve substantive equality between women and men. The Committee requests the State party to ensure the timely dissemination of the present concluding observations, in the official...more
June 17, 2021, 1:36 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the international support for the Sustainable Development Goals and calls for the realization of de jure (legal) and de facto (substantive) gender equality, in accordance with the provisions of the Convention, throughout the process of implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Committee recalls the importance of Goal 5 and of the mainstreaming of the principles of equality and non-discrimination throughout all 17 Goals. It urges the State party to recognize women as the driving force of the sustainable development of the State party and to adopt relevant policies and strategies to that effect" (pg 3).
June 17, 2021, 1:34 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the consideration in 2004 of the State party’s combined initial, second and third periodic reports in undertaking legislative reforms" (pg 1).
June 17, 2021, 1:33 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"While the Committee appreciates the submission by the State party of its combined fourth to seventh periodic reports, it regrets the delay of more than 10 years in submitting the document. It also appreciates the State party’s written replies to the list of issues and questions raised by the pre-sessional working group. It welcomes the oral presentation by the delegation and the further clarifications provided in response to the questions posed orally by the Committee during the dialogue and in writing after the dialogue" (pg 1).
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: Latvia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Latvia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .19 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Latvia" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Latvia was 47.5 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Latvia was 47.5 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Latvia was 25.1% (p 68).
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: Latvia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Latvia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Latvia was 70.0 years for males and 79.6 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Latvia was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

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

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Latvia is 16.1 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: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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

In Latvia in 2018, women comprised 37.8% of the police force.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Latvia does not have conscription.
Dec. 30, 2020, 12:48 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

“All Latvian male citizens shall carry out mandatory military service in accordance with the procedures specified by this Law . . . On voluntary basis, the mandatory military service may also be carried out by female citizens of Latvia (Latvia 25 Nov. 2004).”
Dec. 30, 2020, 12:18 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

“Women [in Latvia] are accepted in the professional service from 19 years of age, provided they comply with the health, education, professional and physical fitness and state language law requirements and possess required moral and psychological qualities.”
Nov. 21, 2020, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

16 percent of all active duty are female milary personnel
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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