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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 29, 2021, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"[T]he government has since promised to tackle sexual and gender-based violence -- and the protests have paused for now " (para 3).
June 29, 2021, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"Power Pad Girls, Slut Shame Movement and OutRight Namibia are other women's rights organizations which have taken to social media to support the Shut It All Down movement" (para 20).
June 29, 2021, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Protesters in Namibia campaigning against sexual and gender-based violence are calling for a state of emergency to be declared across the country, while pledging to renew their Shut It All Down campaign of disruption if authorities do not act. The protests... left some commercial areas of the southern African nation, including the central business district of its capital, Windhoek, at a standstill over the course of four days earlier in October" (para 1-2). "While the government has since promised to tackle sexual and gender-based violence -- and the protests have paused for now -- activists say they want concrete action, telling CNN on Monday that their campaign would resume unless...more
June 29, 2021, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Sexual and gender-based violence is a serious problem in Namibia. Last year police handled at least 200 cases of domestic violence each month, Hendrick Olivier, the commander of Namibia's gender based violence protection unit, told the Namibian Press Agency" (para 14).
June 29, 2021, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: GP-DATA-1, GP-DATA-3, GP-DATA-4

"Activist Bertha Tobias said that the protesters want specific deadlines on government policy actions; the resignations of Namibian gender equality minister, Doreen Sioka and her deputy Bernadette Jagger" (para 4).
June 29, 2021, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, MURDER-DATA-1

"Tobias told CNN. 'Everyday you hear stories about women who might have been raped or had their throat slit by their partner'" (para 13).
June 16, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Namibia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2019 for the period 2019-2024...Namibia’s NAP builds on the country’s National Gender Policy, developed for the 2010-2020 period. The NAP is also seen as complementary to the other mechanisms and frameworks developed to advance women’s rights in Namibia. The overarching goal of the NAP is to create 'a safe and peaceful Namibia where all women, men, girls and boys have equal rights and live without fear or want and in dignity' (p. 16). The NAP includes a detailed implementation matrix, which includes an allocated budget" (para 1). "Gender equality is an important tenet of Namibia’s Foreign Policy, and as a result,...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

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May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 88% of births in Namibia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were 2.82 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Namibia" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Namibia was 19.5 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Namibia was 19.5 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Namibia was 23.2% (p 70).
May 14, 2021, 10:35 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"While polygamous marriages are not recognized as legal under civil marriage laws of Namibia, a bill was successfully passed in 2003, based on the model in South Africa, which recognises polygamous marriages under customary law, providing a large amount of benefits to polygamous unions, ranging from inheritance rights custody of children" (para 1).
April 22, 2021, 2:51 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"The Labour Act 11 of 2007 prohibits discrimination on a range of grounds and specifically addresses sexual harassment in the workplace (although omitting any mention of non-sexual forms of harassment which cannot be classified as discrimination). Sexual harassment cases are rarely reported, for fear of victimization and loss of employment. There are anecdotal reports of sexual harassment of women, including in the police force, Namibia Defence Force, the mining sector and construction industries, where some fear to report such incidents for fear of being seen as not being fit for a “man’s job” or fear of further harassment and stigmatization" (Page 7).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 88% of births in Namibia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Namibia was 61.1 years for males and 66.1 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Namibia was 40 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nambia was 195 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nambia was 195 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nambia was 195 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Namibia the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 20%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Namibia of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 80.4%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Namibia is 63.9 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 13, 2021, 1:42 p.m.
Countries: Botswana, Central African Rep, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Figure 2: Women-headed households in urban and rural areas in selected African Countries shows the percentage of female headed houses in rural versus urban areas in several countries (pp. 15).