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May 8, 2024, 2:50 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-6

"Is there mandatory HIV/STI testing? No" (para 4).
May 8, 2024, 2:50 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-4

"Is there mandatory registration? No" (para 5). "Is sex work recognised as work? No" (para 6). "Is sex work decriminalised with limited regulation? No" (para 7).
May 8, 2024, 2:50 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Is selling sex criminalised? Selling sex is legal in Norway. Laws against letting premises for prostitution mean that sex workers cannot legally rent premises to work in. They may not be criminalised but they are vulnerable to eviction, which has been documented extensively by Amnesty International" (para 1). "Is buying sex criminalised? Yes, buying sexual services is criminalised" (para 2). "Is organising/managing criminalised? Yes. It is illegal to promote the engagement of other person in sex work, or let premises on the understanding that such premises shall be used for sex work or is 'grossly negligent in this respect'" (para 3).
May 4, 2024, 11:22 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

"A claim may be made to withhold from the division the value of assets that can clearly be traced back to means that one spouse had at the time the marriage was contracted or has later acquired by inheritance or by a gift from a person other than his/her spouse. If the right to withhold means pursuant to the first paragraph will lead to an obviously unfair result, it may lapse entirely or partly. In considering the matter, particular importance shall be attached to the duration of the marriage and the efforts of the spouses on behalf of the family. If there are strong reasons for doing so, a spouse...more
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: Norway
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

According to the U.S. State Department's 2023 TIP report, Norway ranks as a Tier 2 country (85).
Feb. 23, 2024, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Norway
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: Marriage Act, Secs. 31 and 57-59 (2).
Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Norway
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 Norway who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 20 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Norway, Poland
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: Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Denmark, Estonia, Gambia, Guinea, Iceland, India, Liberia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Togo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Norway
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 Norway was 2 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Norway
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 Norway is 64.4% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Norway is 85 years for women and 82 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Norway is 81.1 years for men and 84.1 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 11, 2023, 10:41 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Sections 257 and 258 of the penal code criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of up to six years’ imprisonment for crimes involving adult victims and up to 10 years’ imprisonment for those involving child victims" (para 12).
Dec. 11, 2023, 10:41 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-5

"Police investigated 32 trafficking cases (nine sex trafficking, nine labor trafficking, 14 unspecified forms of trafficking), compared with 29 in 2021" (para 12). "Courts convicted one trafficker but, upon appeal, acquitted the individual, a significant decrease from 12 convictions in 2021 (one in 2020)" (para 12). "The Norwegian government regularly collaborated with other European governments at national and local levels to pursue investigations and prosecutions of alleged traffickers" (para 12). "In 2022, officials from Finland, Iceland, and Norway established the foundation for a Nordic anti-trafficking working group, comprising stakeholders from across the Nordic region engaging on trends, best practices, challenges, and activities in their respective countries. Officials also established a...more
Dec. 11, 2023, 10:41 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-4

"An NGO that provided assistance to individuals in commercial sex ran a program offering training and work experience to trafficking victims through internships" (para 15).
Dec. 11, 2023, 10:41 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-2

"Observers raised concerns police focused more on an individual’s lack of residence permit or immigration documentation than screening them for trafficking indicators, resulting in the deportation of potential victims" (para 16) If all victims of trafficking are just as likely to be deported, victims of sex trafficking are likely deported without proper investigation into their case (MCP - CODER COMMENT). "The law allowed trafficking victims from countries within the European Economic Area (EEA) to receive full financial reintegration support to their country of origin" (para 16).
Dec. 11, 2023, 10:32 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-2

"It is not illegal for foreigners to work as sex workers in Norway, as sex work is not considered work" (para 11).
Dec. 11, 2023, 10:32 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Sex work in Norway is illegal, in that buying but not selling sex, is a criminal offence. Soliciting and advertising "sexual services" is also illegal under the Norwegian Criminal Code. It is not illegal for foreigners to work as sex workers in Norway, as sex work is not considered work. But income from sex work are taxable including value added tax, VAT" (para 1). "It is illegal to earn money from, or to facilitate for, another person selling sexual services, whether directly or indirectly. It is also illegal to advertise sexual services provided by you or by another person" (para 2). "Anyone who a) promotes the engagement of other persons...more
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Belgium, Norway, United Kingdom
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"10 births per 1000 population"
Sept. 22, 2023, 5:34 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Marriage entails no limitation of the right of a spouse to dispose of what he or she owns when the marriage is contracted or later acquires, unless it is otherwise provided. Items of property that are acquired by both spouses become their common property. Act of 18 June 1965 No. 6 relating to community of property applies to such items of property unless it is otherwise provided or is a consequence of the special relationship between spouses. In assessing who has acquired items of property that have been used by the spouses in common and personally, such as a common residence or ordinary household goods, due consideration shall be given...more
Sept. 8, 2023, 12:35 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24) is '0%.'"
July 13, 2023, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1, IAD-PRACTICE-1

"There is no information suggesting that property dispossession / grabbing is practiced or that there are discriminatory inheritance practices against women and girls in Norway" (4).
July 13, 2023, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"There is no information suggesting that there are customary, religious or traditional practices or laws that discriminate against women’s right to be head of household or to be the legal guardian of her children. There are no reports to indicate that women’s right to freely choose where to live is restricted in Norway" (3). "There is no reports suggesting that there are religious, traditional or customary practices or laws that discriminate against women’s legal right to own, use, make decisions about and use land and nonland assets as collateral" (10). "There is no information suggesting that there are religious, customary or traditional laws or practices that discriminate against women’s legal...more
July 13, 2023, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"There are no restrictions for women to own, use, make decisions about and use property and other non-land assets as collateral. In the absence of a nuptial agreement, the default marital property regime is one of community property under which spouses have the same rights and responsibilities (Marriage Act, 1991)" (9). "There are no restrictions for women to access formal financial resources, including access to credit and opening a bank account. Discrimination on the basis of sex in access to goods and services is prohibited under the Gender Equality Act (Gender Equality Act, 2013)" (10).