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June 17, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Lesotho does not have a National Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325" (para 3).
June 17, 2021, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee urges the State party, in the implementation of its obligations under the Convention, to fully utilize the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which reinforce the provisions of the Convention; it requests the State party to include information thereon in its next periodic report. The Committee emphasizes that full and effective implementation of the Convention is indispensable for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. It calls for the integration of a gender perspective and an explicit reflection of the provisions of the Convention in all efforts aimed at the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals; it requests the State party to include information thereon in its next periodic report....more
June 17, 2021, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee notes with appreciation the initiatives taken by the State party to promote gender equality and protect women’s rights, such as the establishment of a Law Reform Commission, with the mandate of reviewing discriminatory laws. The Committee also commends the State party for its ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, on 24 September 2004" (pg 2).
June 17, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the ratification of the Convention by the State party in 1995, including the legislative reforms that have been undertaken and the adoption of a range of legislative measures" (pg 1-2).
June 17, 2021, 1:56 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee expresses its appreciation to the State party for its combined initial to fourth periodic report, which in general, followed the Committee’s guidelines for the preparation of reports, and was prepared through a consultative process with the participation of Government bodies and civil society. The Committee, however, regrets that the report was overdue since 1996. The Committee expresses its appreciation to the State party for its oral presentation, the written replies to the list of issues and questions raised by its pre-session working group and the further clarifications to the questions posed orally by the Committee. The Committee commends the State party’s high-level delegation, headed by the Minister of...more
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
June 7, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho declares that it does not consider itself bound by article 2 to the extent that it conflicts with Lesotho's constitutional stipulations relative to succession to the throne of the Kingdom of Lesotho and law relating to succession to chieftainship" (para 38).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 87% of births in Lesotho were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were 7.8 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Lesotho" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Lesotho was 32.6 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Lesotho was 32.6 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Lesotho was 27.4% (p 68).
April 20, 2021, 12:51 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2, IIP-LAW-2

"The law criminalizes sexual harassment. Victims rarely reported sexual harassment. Penalties for those convicted of sexual harassment are at the discretion of the court. Police believed sexual harassment to be widespread in the workplace and elsewhere. In March media reported a government human rights report that cited sexual harassment as one of the major causes of female students dropping out of school(Page 13)."
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Lesotho, Liberia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

4.0
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: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Lesotho 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, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 87% of births in Lesotho were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Lesotho was 51.0 years for males and 54.6 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Lesotho was 81 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Lesotho was 544 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Lesotho was 544 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Lesotho of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 79.8%" (p 52).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Lesotho is 94.0 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
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
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. 3, 2021, 12:46 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Lesotho does not have conscription.
Dec. 30, 2020, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

According to the CIA World Factbook, women in Lesotho serve as commissioned officers.
Dec. 30, 2020, 12:51 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

“The Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force in March 2016 issued a Standing Order to the effect that any female soldiers with less than 5 years’ service who got pregnant willfully or negligently would be discharged from the force.”