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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vanuatu
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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Aug. 4, 2021, 11:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia
Variables: ISSA-PRACTICE-1

"Still, Montenegro was flagged by UN and European experts nearly a decade ago as suffering more than most from a birth imbalance, with indicators also high among regional neighbors Albania, Kosovo, and parts of what is now North Macedonia" (Para 26).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p 27).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1, DV-LAW-1, DV-DATA-1

"Domestic violence is illegal but was a persistent and common problem. Police and judicial officials were reluctant to prosecute spousal rape and domestic violence" (p 26).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"The law prohibits child pornography and provides penalties of five to 15 years in prison for violations" (p 27).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"As of September 28, 41 of the 120 members of the parliament were women, and four women served as ministers in the president’s 25-member cabinet" (p 22).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Early and forced marriage occurred occasionally in the Romani community and, to a much lesser extent, in some Albanian communities" (p 27).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ERBG-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace and provides a sentencing guideline of three months to three years in prison for violations. Sexual harassment of women in the workplace was a problem, and victims generally did not bring cases forward due to fear of publicity and possible loss of employment" (p 26).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal. The penalties for rape range from one to 15 years’ imprisonment, but those laws were poorly enforced" (P 26). "The minimum age for consensual sex is 16" (p 27).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"The law prohibits all forms of commercial sexual exploitation of children. The penalty for the commercial sexual exploitation of children is 10 to 15 years in prison" (p 27).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The minimum legal age for marriage is 18. A court may issue a marriage license to persons between the ages of 16 and 18 if it finds them mentally and physically fit for marriage" (p 27).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"The law requires gender diversity in each political party’s candidate list for parliamentary and municipal elections. No more than two-thirds of a party’s candidates may be the same gender" (p 22).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-LAW-2, LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal. The penalties for rape range from one to 15 years’ imprisonment, but those laws were poorly enforced" (P 26).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"Domestic violence is illegal but was a persistent and common problem. Police and judicial officials were reluctant to prosecute spousal rape and domestic violence" (p 26). "The government ran seven limited-capacity shelters, and one NGO operated a shelter that could accommodate 30 at-risk women. A national NGO operated a hotline in both the Macedonian and the Albanian languages and ran two crisis centers to provide temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence" (p 26).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"As of September 28, 41 of the 120 members of the parliament were women, and four women served as ministers in the president’s 25-member cabinet. Men dominated leadership ranks in political parties. Of the 208 candidates for mayoral positions in the October 15 elections, only 12 were women. Six women won mayoral contests on October 15, four of whom were incumbents" (P 22).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3, ERBG-DATA-1

"Women’s wages lagged behind those of men, and few women occupied management positions" (p 34).
July 23, 2021, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"Women have the same legal status as men. In some communities, the practice of men directing the voting or voting on behalf of female family members disenfranchised women" (p 27).
June 21, 2021, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"North Macedonia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2013 for the period 2013-2015...The NAP identifies three overarching objectives: strengthen the gender perspective in the formulation and implementation of the peace, security and defense policy of the Republic of Macedonia; strengthen the participation and contribution of women to international, civilian and military missions in which the Republic of Macedonia takes part; and prevent violence and protect women’s rights in the time of peace and humanitarian disasters. The NAP does not identify specific actions, indicators, or a monitoring and evaluation framework and does not have an allocated budget" (para 1). "Additionally, since 2018, the Ministry of Defense has been implementing...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, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Macedonia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .02 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Macedonia" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Macedonia was 37.9 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Macedonia was 37.9 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Macedonia was 23.3% (p 70).
April 20, 2021, 1:51 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Even though Macedonia is as safe as can be for women travelers, they should be aware of the dangers of roaming alone in a strange city. Just like pretty much anywhere, they should avoid walking alone down empty or poorly lit streets, walking past groups of people that behave or look strange or getting into conversations with unknown people that might seem strangely friendly" (Para 12).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bahamas, Botswana, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Fiji, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namibia, Oman, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
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: Macedonia
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Macedonia 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: Macedonia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Macedonia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).