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June 11, 2021, 10:31 a.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservations: 1) All provisions of the Convention not in accordance with the provisions of the Islamic sharia and legislation in force in the Sultanate of Oman; 2) Article 9, paragraph 2, which provides that States Parties shall grant women equal rights with men with respect to the nationality of their children; 3) Article 16, regarding the equality of men and women, and in particular subparagraphs (a), (c), and (f) (regarding adoption). 4) The Sultanate is not bound by article 29, paragraph 1, regarding arbitration and the referral to the International Court of Justice of any dispute between two or more States which is not settled by negotiation" (para 59).more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

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

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Oman was 42.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Oman was 42.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Oman was 38.2% (p 70).
May 22, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"Isha knew she was in trouble when her passport was snatched from her hands. The 27-year old from Sierra Leone had just arrived in the Omani capital, Muscat, believing she was to start a well-paid job at a restaurant. Instead, her recruitment agent bundled her into a car and drove her to a house where she was told she would be working as a live-in maid" (para 1). "'This is not the work I came to Oman for,' she says. 'My agent in Sierra Leone lied to me'" (para 3). "'There are all sorts of different tricks that are pulled on them; they are told they would have their pick...more
May 22, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The kafala system of employment still ties migrant workers to the employer who brings them to the Gulf, allowing widespread exploitation to persist, despite years of campaigning by human rights groups" (para 4). "Sierra Leone has been a trafficking hotspot since the aftermath of its civil war in 2005, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Trafficking is further driven by poverty, exacerbated by the 2014 Ebola outbreak" (para 7).
May 22, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"'There are all sorts of different tricks that are pulled on them; they are told they would have their pick of jobs, or that they are coming to get an education,' says Sari Heidenreich, at Project 189, an organisation based in Germany that promotes the rights of migrant workers in the Middle East" (para 8). This suggests that some NGOs working in Oman may be from outside the nation (RAO-CODER COMMENT).
May 22, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The kafala system of employment still ties migrant workers to the employer who brings them to the Gulf, allowing widespread exploitation to persist, despite years of campaigning by human rights groups" (para 4). "Now rights groups are warning that the Covid pandemic has made conditions even more difficult for migrant domestic workers in Oman who come from poorer countries such as Sierra Leone" (para 5).
May 22, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1, LDS-DATA-1

"One group working to support domestic workers has warned that 200 Sierra Leonean women are stranded and homeless in Oman. Many were trafficked there, tricked like Isha into thinking that a better life was waiting for them" (para 6).
May 22, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-2

"'My agent told me he could take my passport because he had bought me,' she says. 'I was confused. How can you buy a human being?' At 5am, a few hours after she arrived, she was woken by her new employer who ordered her to clean the house and then get his children ready for school. 'This is not the work I came to Oman for,' she says. 'My agent in Sierra Leone lied to me.' The kafala system of employment still ties migrant workers to the employer who brings them to the Gulf, allowing widespread exploitation to persist, despite years of campaigning by human rights groups" (para 2-4). "Now...more
May 22, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-1

"Isha knew she was in trouble when her passport was snatched from her hands. The 27-year old from Sierra Leone had just arrived in the Omani capital, Muscat, believing she was to start a well-paid job at a restaurant. Instead, her recruitment agent bundled her into a car and drove her to a house where she was told she would be working as a live-in maid" (para 1). This suggests that women may be trafficked from Sierra Leone to Oman to become domestic servants (RAO-CODER COMMENT). "Now rights groups are warning that the Covid pandemic has made conditions even more difficult for migrant domestic workers in Oman who come from...more
April 22, 2021, 4:49 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Young women and girls in Oman are subjected to many forms of sexual harassment, such as the use of inappropriate sexual language. Omani law is unclear on the matter of sexual harassment, so women and girls are usually reluctant to report it. The law also makes the woman party to the offence should someone try to blackmail her with photographs she has willingly sent" (Para 9).
April 22, 2021, 4:48 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"In September 2018 a man was sentenced to six months in prison and fined 10,000 rials ($26,000) for “public insults” after a woman accused him of sexual harassment" (Page 15).
April 22, 2021, 4:47 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Although there is no law against sexual harassment, it has been effectively prosecuted using statutes prohibiting offensive language and behavior" (Page 15).
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

3.0
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

1.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Oman was 75.3 years for males and 79.5 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Oman was 11 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Oman was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Oman was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Oman was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Oman of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 39.6%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Oman is 11.7 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
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. 3, 2021, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Oman does not have conscription.