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Jan. 26, 2022, 5:25 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: IIP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (10).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"The law prohibits the commercial sexual exploitation of children, the sale of children, the offering or procuring of a child for child prostitution, and practices related to child pornography. Authorities enforced the law, and cases were rare. Penalties for the sexual exploitation of children range from five years’ to life imprisonment. Amendments to the penal code provide that a client having consciously committed a commercial sexual act with a minor can be sentenced to one to five years of imprisonment and a fine of 251 to 50,000 euros ($280 to $55,000)" (10).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The constitution and law provide citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (7).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Between June 17 and July 7, the Ministry of Equality between Women and Men conducted a public survey to help draft the new national action plan on equality. The survey revealed that 74 percent of women and 61 percent of men considered combatting sexual harassment a priority. At the same time, 77 percent of women and men considered awareness-raising programs in schools as the best method to combat sexual harassment" (10). A new national action plan on equality is being created indicating that there is either a national action plan in place currently, or it is in the process of being created and implemented (JLR-CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The law provides for the same legal status and rights for women as for men. The government enforced the law effectively" (10).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The government bodies that deal with human rights are the Consultative Commission for Human Rights and the Ombudsman Committee for the Rights of Children. In addition the Center for Equal Treatment monitors issues related to discrimination based on race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs, disability, and age. The three organizations are government funded and composed of government nominees but act independently of the government and of one another. The government provided resources that enabled the continuous and unrestricted operation of the committees. As consultative bodies in the legislative process, the committees commented on the government’s bills and amendments to laws concerning human rights. They were also...more
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"...The law prohibits domestic violence, and the government effectively enforced the law. The law is gender neutral and provides for the removal of abusers from their residences for a 14-day period that can be extended once for an additional three months upon request of the victim. Penalties may include fines and imprisonment. Police are required to investigate if an NGO reports having been approached by an individual for assistance in cases involving domestic abuse" (9) "In 2018 authorities investigated 122 accusations of indecent assault and 76 cases of rape, representing modest decreases from 2017. In 2018 police intervened 739 times in domestic violence situations, and prosecutors authorized 231 evictions of...more
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"In November-December 2018, the Ministry of Equality between Women and Men helped fund events to raise awareness of violence against women in conjunction with the 'Orange Week' campaign against such violence. Campaign events included public exhibitions, film screenings, and panel discussions. During the week the ministry also launched an awareness campaign in conjunction with the country’s ratification of the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combatting violence against women and domestic violence" (9).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment and requires employers to protect employees from such harassment. The law prohibits gender-based job discrimination and harassment of subordinates by superiors. Disciplinary measures against offenders, including dismissal, are applicable. The law considers an employer’s failure to take measures to protect employees from sexual harassment a breach of contract, and an affected employee is entitled to paid leave until the situation is rectified" (9-10). "The law prohibits discrimination with respect to employment and occupation based on race, color, political opinion, sex, disability, language, sexual orientation or gender identity, HIV-positive status or other communicable diseases, or refugee or social status. The government effectively enforced these laws and...more
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Citizenship is governed by the principle of descent, according to which a father or mother who is a citizen automatically conveys citizenship to offspring at birth. The law allows for citizenship via naturalization and allows dual citizenship. Citizenship for minor children is automatically conveyed when a parent naturalizes. All residents, regardless of citizenship, are required to register in their commune of residence" (10).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1, AOM-LAW-1

"The minimum legal age for marriage is 18 but can be waived by a guardianship judge. In its 2017 report, the country’s Ombudsman Committee for the Rights of Children noted that forced marriage had become a problem as a result of immigration, but no official data on it was available" (10).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"In 2018 authorities investigated 122 accusations of indecent assault and 76 cases of rape, representing modest decreases from 2017. In 2018 police intervened 739 times in domestic violence situations, and prosecutors authorized 231 evictions of the abuser from the domestic home as a result of these incidents; these were increases from the prior year. The Minister of Equality between Women and Men stated that authorities were unable to determine if this increase was due to growth in the number of incidents or in reports" (9).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The law prohibits rape, including spousal rape, and the government enforced the law effectively. Penalties for violations range from five to 10 years’ imprisonment. The law prohibits domestic violence, and the government effectively enforced the law. The law is gender neutral and provides for the removal of abusers from their residences for a 14-day period that can be extended once for an additional three months upon request of the victim. Penalties may include fines and imprisonment. Police are required to investigate if an NGO reports having been approached by an individual for assistance in cases involving domestic abuse" (8-9). "The minimum legal age for consensual sex is 16" (11).more
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-LAW-1, LBHO-LAW-2

"No laws limit the participation of women and members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate. The law requires that 40 percent of the party candidate lists submitted for national elections be from 'the under-represented gender.' If a party fails to meet the quota, the law provides a graduated scheme of reducing its yearly financial endowment from the government, based on the extent of failure to meet the criteria. The country’s five major parties all met the 40 percent criterion in their candidate lists for the parliamentary elections" (7).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-3

"There were reports of the forced administration of contraceptives to women with disabilities who were of reproductive age, particularly of women and girls with intellectual disabilities who were living in state-funded institutions" (12).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"On August 10, a 40-year-old woman died after her boyfriend reportedly beat her severely. According to the national daily Tageblatt, police officers had intervened the day before, removing the boyfriend from the couple’s residence. As of October the boyfriend remained in custody awaiting trial" (9). "In 2018 authorities investigated 122 accusations of indecent assault and 76 cases of rape, representing modest decreases from 2017. In 2018 police intervened 739 times in domestic violence situations, and prosecutors authorized 231 evictions of the abuser from the domestic home as a result of these incidents; these were increases from the prior year. The Minister of Equality between Women and Men stated that authorities...more
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The government funded organizations that provided shelter, counseling, psychosocial assistance, and hotlines. Three separate hotlines were available to assist men, women, and children who were victims of domestic abuse. The government provided financial assistance to domestic violence victims" (9).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LRW-LAW-2, LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"The law prohibits rape, including spousal rape, and the government enforced the law effectively. Penalties for violations range from five to 10 years’ imprisonment. The law prohibits domestic violence, and the government effectively enforced the law. The law is gender neutral and provides for the removal of abusers from their residences for a 14-day period that can be extended once for an additional three months upon request of the victim. Penalties may include fines and imprisonment. Police are required to investigate if an NGO reports having been approached by an individual for assistance in cases involving domestic abuse" (8-9).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The law provides for the same legal status and rights for women as for men, including rights under labor law and in the judicial system. The law mandates equal pay for equal work. According to information provided by the Ministry of Equality between Women and Men, during the year employers paid women 5.5 percent less on average than men for comparable work" (15).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: IRP-LAW-5, PRN-LAW-1

"The law prohibits the commercial sexual exploitation of children, the sale of children, the offering or procuring of a child for child prostitution, and practices related to child pornography. Authorities enforced the law, and cases were rare. Penalties for the sexual exploitation of children range from five years’ to life imprisonment" (10).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: DV-LAW-1, DV-LAW-2

"...The law prohibits domestic violence, and the government effectively enforced the law. The law is gender neutral and provides for the removal of abusers from their residences for a 14-day period that can be extended once for an additional three months upon request of the victim. Penalties may include fines and imprisonment. Police are required to investigate if an NGO reports having been approached by an individual for assistance in cases involving domestic abuse" (9).
Nov. 4, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"The law prohibits rape, including spousal rape, and the government enforced the law effectively. Penalties for violations range from five to 10 years’ imprisonment..." (8-9). "In 2018 authorities investigated 122 accusations of indecent assault and 76 cases of rape, representing modest decreases from 2017. In 2018 police intervened 739 times in domestic violence situations, and prosecutors authorized 231 evictions of the abuser from the domestic home as a result of these incidents; these were increases from the prior year. The Minister of Equality between Women and Men stated that authorities were unable to determine if this increase was due to growth in the number of incidents or in reports" (9)....more
Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Belgium, Benin, D R Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Namibia, Nepal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Korea, South Sudan, Taiwan, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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June 21, 2021, 5:24 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Luxembourg adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2018 for the period 2018-2023...Luxembourg’s NAP is a continuation of and reflects the commitments of the country’s National Action Plan on Gender Equality, which was implemented during the 2015-2018 period. The NAP is organized around the four pillars of UNSCR 1325 (participation, prevention, protection, and resolution and recovery), and identifies gender equality as a 'prerequisite' for peace and security as well as an 'essential condition' for sustainable development. Additionally, the NAP indicates that Luxembourg’s action plan is directly linked to the 2030 Agenda, with particular emphasis on SDGs 5 and 16 on gender equality and peace and justice, respectively. The NAP...more
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, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .09 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Luxembourg" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Luxembourg was 121.7 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Luxembourg was 121.7 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Luxembourg was 16.1% (p 68).