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May 23, 2024, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"Article 13.1 of the criminal code criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking; it prescribed penalties of two to eight years’ imprisonment for offenses involving an adult victim and five to 12 years’ imprisonment for those involving a child victim...Other provisions of the criminal code additionally criminalized some forms of labor and sex trafficking. Article 13.13 separately criminalized forced labor and prescribed fines, community service, probation, and/or one to five years’ imprisonment. Article 12.3 of the criminal code criminalized sexual exploitation offenses, including some forms of sex trafficking; penalties ranged from two to eight years’ imprisonment for trafficking offenses involving individuals older than the age of 14, and 12 to 20...more
May 9, 2024, 12:23 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

Is selling sex criminalised? Selling sex is illegal, as is soliciting. Is buying sex criminalised? No. Is organising/managing criminalised? Yes - organising and facilitating sex work are illegal.
March 31, 2024, 3:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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March 30, 2024, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

According to the U.S. State Department's 2023 TIP report, Mongolia ranks as a Tier 2 country (85).
Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Mongolia who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 27 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Suriname, Tunisia, Vanuatu
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Barbados, Cuba, Mongolia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Belarus, El Salvador, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Mongolia was 39 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Mongolia is 52.1% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Mongolia is 76 years for women and 67 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Mongolia is 63.8 years for men and 72.8 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Libya, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Guyana, Mongolia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"19.5 births per 1000 population"
Sept. 8, 2023, 12:29 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24) is '12%.'"
Sept. 6, 2023, 12:39 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Family members shall equally exercise rights to own, use, and dispose of properties of family common ownership, as well as possess, use and dispose them on the basis of mutual agreement" (41). The most recent laws noted in the WomanStats Database (since 2002) relating to marital property administration are still current as of December 2022 and no changes have been made, as verified by consulting The Women, Business, and the Law database for 2022 (JLR-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 6, 2023, 12:35 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"The following persons shall be lawful successors with equal right for inheritance: The testator’s spouses, children born from before or after the death of testator or adopted, parents or foster parents" (183). The most recent laws noted in the WomanStats Database (since 2002) relating to inheritance are still current as of December 2022 and no changes have been made, as verified by consulting The Women, Business, and the Law database for 2022 (JLR-CODER COMMENT).
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Central African Rep, Egypt, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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May 1, 2023, 1:36 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MARR-LAW-7

"Article 9. Impediments to marriage. The following circumstances shall be contemplated as Impediments to marriage...if applicants are te immediate relatives."
March 9, 2023, 2:53 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

"The revised Law on Family will regulate people's marriages by ensuring they undertake a DNA test before tying the knot...About 30 years ago in the 1980s, a study was conducted to determine the level of consanguinity among the population of eight soums in six provinces. The results of the study showed that third to fourth cousins had married in the soums. Officials warned that inbreeding is high on average across the country. Therefore, couples will be allowed to register their marriage after proving that they are not blood relatives. However, not many forms and types of DNA have been discovered through research and sensitive research methods have not been introduced...more
March 9, 2023, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

A 2018 study examining inbreeding and genetic diversity among Inner Asian populations surveyed Turko-Mongols and Indo-Iranians. Despite high geographical exogamy, Turko-Mongols showed an average 39% positive inbreeding coefficients. Most inbred individuals had parents that are first-cousins. Turko-Mongols 's distribution of mating type category was as follows: 31% second-cousins, 4% first-cousins, 0% (1 case) of double-first cousins. Measuring runs of homozygosity (ROHs), i.e., regions of the genome where the paternal and maternal copies are identical and which are long enough to be considered as identical by descent, they found that found that Turko-Mongol individuals have statistically more intermediate ROHs (500–1,500 kb), and these ROHs represent a larger portion of their genomes....more
March 1, 2023, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), the law prohibits discriminaiton in access to credit based on gender. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Law on Promotion of Gender Equality, Art. 9 . According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), a woman can sign a contract in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Family Law, Art. 10(1) . According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), a woman can register a business in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Family Law,...more
March 1, 2023, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), female and male surviving spouses have equal rights to inherit assets. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 520.
March 1, 2023, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets from their parents. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 520 .
March 1, 2023, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), the law provides for the valuation of nonmonetary contributions. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Civil Code, Art. 126(4).
Feb. 25, 2023, 3:16 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1

"Inequalities in inheritance rights and housing in Mongolia pose a compounding concern in the pursuit of strengthening women’s resilience" (29).
Feb. 25, 2023, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"In Mongolia, the LPGE requires government agencies to ensure that men and women have access to land on equal terms, and the Law on Land 2002 (revised in 2018) and the Law on Allocation of Land to Mongolian Citizens for Ownership 2002 identify three main types of tenure: ownership, possession, and use" (28-29).
Feb. 25, 2023, 3:13 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Land rights and land use are especially important to herders in Mongolia, yet a much lower proportion of herder women than men have household property registered in their names. In addition, there are serious challenges to land productivity because of droughts, dzuds, and land degradation, leading to a shortage of pasture. This has led to disputes among and between herders, among crop growers and herders, and also between miners and residents. In these disputes, female heads of households are more vulnerable to losing their rights to land" (28).