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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malta, Mongolia, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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Sept. 8, 2021, 6:19 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway
Variables: ISSA-PRACTICE-1

"The Miranda et. al. study pointed out the outcomes of scholarly studies that demonstrate the preference for girls over boys across Scandinavian countries with strong gender equality policies, particularly Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, though not Finland..." (para 4). "The Miranda et. al. study linked its findings to the continued progress of gender revolution in Scandinavia, where women are given greater opportunities to develop their potential as actors in the public sphere. It underscored that daughters are deemed more valuable to parents in terms of socially desirable traits, including wage-earning and dutiful caring" (para 5).
July 22, 2021, 5:39 p.m.
Countries: Canada, France, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Norway
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"The Prohibition of Consumption of Prostitution Services Act will be enforced in Israel on 10 July 2020. The law imposes fines for consuming prostitution and attempting to pay for it. The aim is to reduce prostitution by prohibiting the purchase of sex as part of an integrated process that includes public education, and the expansion of services for the population in prostitution – including trauma-informed care and practical help to rebuild their lives, while recognizing the harmful nature of prostitution and the damage it causes. According to the law, a first-time offender will get an administrative fine of NIS 2,000. A repeated violation of the law will result in a...more
June 16, 2021, 3:43 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Norway adopted its most recent National Action Plan (NAP) in 2019 for the period 2019-2022...Norway’s NAP approaches the implementation of the WPS Agenda both domestically and internationally, and outlines four main objectives towards the implementation of UNSCR 1325: peace and reconciliation processes; implementation of peace agreements; operations and missions; and humanitarian efforts. The NAP addresses conflict prevention and disarmament by mentioning the goal to support civil society initiatives and women’s organizations in conflict prevention as well as ensuring a gender perspective in humanitarian disarmament and arms control, but does not touch upon root cause analysis. Norway’s NAP promotes an integrated agenda by demonstrating the linkages between the WPS Agenda and...more
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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

"In 2020, 99% of births in Norway were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .02 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Norway" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Norway was 182.2 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Norway was 182.2 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Norway was 15.3% (p 70).
May 18, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Lynn Myrdal is the manager for Poly Norway, the Norwegian organization for polygamous people. Universitas meet her at Oslo Mekaniske when they had a Poly meetup. Here, poly people can meet similar-minded people and gain more information" (para 25). Although this quote says this is a group for polygamous people, it really is a group for polyamorous people (CM - CODER COMMENT).
May 18, 2021, 6:14 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Many people think it is inconceivable that polygamy occurs in Norway because it is illegal here, says Bojang to Our Country. Those who enter into a polygamous marriage can avoid Norwegian law by by marrying extrajudicially in a place of worship under the religious laws of one of the religions that allows for polygamy. This means that they then can be legally married to one wife, while they are religiously married to one or more others. Many are afraid to tell that they live in a relationship where the man has several wives. They feel a cultural and social pressure to accept that the man has the right to be...more
May 18, 2021, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"Equality activist Neneh Bojang says it is problematic that there are no recorded statistics of polygamous marriages in Norway, as this is a growing problem" (para 1).
May 18, 2021, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Many people think it is inconceivable that polygamy occurs in Norway because it is illegal here, says Bojang to Our Country. Those who enter into a polygamous marriage can avoid Norwegian law by by marrying extrajudicially in a place of worship under the religious laws of one of the religions that allows for polygamy. This means that they then can be legally married to one wife, while they are religiously married to one or more others" (para 2-3).
April 22, 2021, 4:37 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law provides that “employees shall not be subjected to harassment or other unseemly behavior,” and the government effectively enforced this provision. Employers who violate this law are subject to fines or prison sentences of up to two years, depending on the seriousness of the offense. The costs and resources needed to bring such cases to court have been barriers to victims seeking redress in all but the most egregious cases" (Page 10).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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: Norway
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Norway 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: Norway
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Norway were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Norway was 80.6 years for males and 84.3 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Norway was 2 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Norway was 2 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Norway was 2 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Norway is 2.9 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 18, 2021, 8:19 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: PW-LAW-1

" In cases where an asylum seeker has more than one spouse, and the marriages were entered into before he settled in Norway, only one of the spouses may be granted a residence permit and international protection. If the asylum seeker is accompanied by more than one of his spouses, the question of international protection is assessed individually for each successive person" (8).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Norway in 2014, women comprised 26.7% of the police force.