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June 11, 2021, 10:29 a.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservations: 1) Article 2, paragraphs (d) and (f): The Government of the Republic of the Niger expresses reservations with regard to article 2, paragraphs (d) and (f), concerning the taking of all appropriate measures to abolish all customs and practices which constitute discrimination against women, particularly in respect of succession. 2) Article 5, paragraph (a): The Government of the Republic of the Niger expresses reservations with regard to the modification of social and cultural patterns of conduct of men and women. 3) Article 15, paragraph 4: The Government of the Republic of the Niger declares that it can be bound by the provisions of this paragraph, particularly those concerning the...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 40% of births in Niger were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .08 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Niger" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Niger was 2.7 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Niger was 2.7 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Niger was 49.5% (p 70).
May 18, 2021, 5:28 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: PW-LAW-1

Polygamous marriages recognised by customary law and/or religious practices.
April 22, 2021, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Sexual harassment was widespread. Cultural attitudes limited women’s perception of what is harassment and encouraged acceptance. Cases were rarely reported, but when they were, courts enforced applicable laws. In previous years SOS-FEVVF estimated that eight of 10 young female workers in small shops faced sexual harassment, and only two in 10 reported it. Poverty made women especially vulnerable to harassment in the workplace" (Page 20).
April 22, 2021, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Sexual harassment is a crime punishable by prison sentences of three to six months and fines. If the violator is in a position of authority over the victim, the prison sentence is three months to one year and the fine is doubled" (Page 20).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Lesotho, Liberia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Niger 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: Niger
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 40% of births in Niger were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Niger was 59.0 years for males and 60.8 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Niger was 84 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Niger was 509 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Niger was 509 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Niger was 509 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Niger of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 45.5%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Niger is 154.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

4.0
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Jan. 4, 2021, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"This is especially true in regions like sub-Saharan Africa, where Niger claims the highest rate of child marriage globally--at 75 percent" (para 1).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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