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June 21, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 17, 2021, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"According to the law of Nepal, after marriage, if a wife is abandoned, cruelly treated, or husband brought or kept another female, the first wife is entitled to share couple’s half property. For men, if his wife is suffering from incurable venereal disease such as insane, paralyzed, goes blind, fail to give birth within 10 years of marriage or agreed to live separately by taking shared property, in such a case, women are not allowed to divorce but Men are allowed to marry a second time" (para 3).
June 16, 2021, 4:01 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Nepal adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2011 for the period 2011-2016...The NAP is contextualized within a broader set of government policies and initiatives that seek to mainstream gender and implement the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda in Nepal. The NAP identifies four overarching goals, aligned with the primary pillars of UNSCR 1325: participation; protection and prevention; promotion; relief and recovery; resource management; and monitoring and evaluation. Each pillar has corresponding objectives, actions, indicators, and a specific timeframe. Nevertheless, the NAP does not have an allocated budget" (para 1). "Even though the conflict had distinct gendered impacts, including the systematic use of sexual violence as a weapon...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: Nepal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 58 % of births in Nepal were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .03 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Nepal" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Nepal was 31.1 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Nepal was 31.1 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Nepal was 35.1% (p 70).
May 18, 2021, 12:10 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Polygamy has been illegal since 1963, but it has taken time for the law to change behavior, especially in rural areas (Deuba and Rana 2001). In this setting, polygamy allows a husband to remarry without dissolving his first marriage, but a wife does not have this option. In some cases, separation may be a more desirable option than divorce for a woman, as it can allow for continued support from her husband and his family" (para 8).
May 15, 2021, 12:15 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3, PW-LAW-1

"If a draft of the Criminal Code revised by a parliamentary panel is endorsed by the full House, a polygamous man or a polyandrous woman could get a jail term of up to five years and a fine of Rs 50,000. Removing the existing six grounds for a man to get married for a second time, the revised bill has proposed criminalizing polygamy or polyandry except in the case when one of the couple is already separated and has received his or her share of the ancestral property. Section 175 of the bill has also proposed punishment for a woman if she is found to have married a man knowing...more
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: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
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: Nepal
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Nepal 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: Nepal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 58 % of births in Nepal were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Nepal was 68.6 years for males and 71.6 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Nepal was 32 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 8:33 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Article 11 of the 2015 Constitution of Nepal confers a fundamentally inferior legal status on women, by preventing them from passing citizenship to their children according to the same terms as Nepali men" (para 15).
March 31, 2021, 8:33 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Legal gaps and lack of political will continue to mar accountability for sexual violence, especially for victims from minority communities. A statute of limitations of one year on rape and sexual violence allegations prevents many cases from being brought to justice" (para 13). "Despite numerous protests, the government failed to adopt policies to protect and provide justice for women and girls, especially those from minority communities, who faced rape and sexual violence. Instead, numerous cases are mishandled by authorities, including that of a 15-year-old Dalit girl from Mahottari, in southeast Nepal, whose rape and murder at the end on 2018 the police refused to register during 2019" (para 14). "Crimes,...more
March 31, 2021, 8:33 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Legal gaps and lack of political will continue to mar accountability for sexual violence, especially for victims from minority communities. A statute of limitations of one year on rape and sexual violence allegations prevents many cases from being brought to justice" (para 13).
March 31, 2021, 8:33 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MAAO-PRACTICE-1, MURDER-PRACTICE-1, MARR-LAW-4, AOM-LAW-1

"The government has outlawed a number of harmful practices including chhaupadi (menstrual seclusion), dowry, witchcraft allegations, and child marriage. However, enforcement remains weak, and these deeply entrenched practices continue" (para 12).
March 31, 2021, 8:33 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"In November 2018, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women recommended that Nepal endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, an international commitment to protect education during armed conflict. At time of writing, it had yet to do so" (para 16).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nepal was 186 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nepal was 186 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nepal was 186 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Nepal 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 11%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Nepal of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 56.4%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Nepal is 88.2 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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