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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 16, 2021, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Malta adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2020 for the period 2020-2024...Malta’s NAP builds on the country’s development and gender policies and is structured around four pillars, aligned with a modified version of the key pillars of UNSCR 1325: promotion, prevention, participation and partnership" (para 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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June 8, 2021, 11:19 a.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"1) Article 11. The Government of Malta interprets paragraph 1 of article II, in the light of provisions of paragraph 2 of article 4, as not precluding prohibitions, restrictions, or conditions on the employment of women in certain areas, or the work done by them, where this is considered necessary or desirable to protect the health and safety of women or the human foetus, including such prohibitions, restrictions or conditions imposed in consequence of other international obligations of Malta. 2) Article 13. (i) The Government of Malta reserves the right, notwithstanding anything in the Convention, to continue to apply its tax legislation which deems, in certain circumstances, the income of...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Malta were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Malta was 94.8 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Malta was 94.8 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Malta was 16.4% (p 70).
April 21, 2021, 8:10 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Persons who sexually harass other persons shall be guilty of an offence against this article and shall, without prejudice to any greater liability under any other law, be liable on conviction to a fine (multa) of not more than two thousand and three hundred and twenty-nine euro and thirty-seven cents (2,329.37) or to imprisonment of not more than six months or to both such fine and imprisonment" (Para 3).
April 21, 2021, 8:09 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"When I was around 18, I was followed, then chased by a guy who grabbed my shoulder with one hand while holding his privates with the other. I screamed and the policeman guarding the house of a minister just walked in the other direction (he was only 15 metres away). Fortunately, the guy ran off but not before telling me to eff off. I have too many of these stories to count" (Para 18).
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: 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 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Malta 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: Malta
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Malta was 79.6 years for males and 83.3 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Malta was 7 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Malta was 6 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Malta was 6 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Malta is 12.5 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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Feb. 18, 2021, 11:17 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-2, PW-LAW-1

"It is a criminal offence in Malta for a person to marry more than one person at the same time and it is irrelevant whether such marriage was contracted abroad. Bigamy is prohibited by Article 196 of the Maltese Criminal Code. Separation does not entitle a person to remarry, hence contacting marriage whilst separated also amounts to Bigamy. A person who is married can only remarry after obtaining a divorce or an annulment. It is a defence for a person accused of bigamy to argue that the first marriage was null. Hence pending criminal proceedings for bigamy one could institute legal proceedings to annul that marriage in order to have...more
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: China, Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Gabon, Honduras, Laos, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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

In Malta in 2018, women comprised 20.5% of the police force.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:48 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Malta does not have conscription.
Jan. 1, 2021, 1:10 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

“Six countries — El Salvador, Malta, the Vatican, Chile, the Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua — refuse abortions to women under any circumstances, even if it's to save her life” (para. 36). “Malta is the only country in the European Union where abortion is illegal” (para. 37).
Dec. 30, 2020, 1:39 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

According to the Armed Forces of Malta website, both men and women are eligible to become soldiers.
Dec. 24, 2020, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"The development pushes Poland further away from the European mainstream, as the only EU country apart from tiny Malta to severely restrict access to abortion" (para 3). The development refers to a ruling in Poland that restricts abortion to only being permissible under cases of rape, incest or a threat to the health or life of the mother (CAT - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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