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

"In 2020, 93% of births in Philippines were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .13 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Philippines" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Philippines was 49.4 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Philippines was 49.4 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Philippines was 15.7% (p 70).
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: 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: Philippines
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

The Philippines 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: Philippines
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 93% of births in Philippines were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Philippines was 66.2 years for males and 72.6 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Philippines was 28 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Philippines was 121 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Philippines was 121 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Philippines was 121 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Philippines 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 6%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Philippines of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 56.0%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Philippines is 39.0 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

3.0
Feb. 26, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

“Recent research in the Philippines shows that women, who form the majority of workers in the electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications and garment industries, are being most severely affected by the crisis. In many cases, this means a growing ‘informalisation’ of women’s paid Employment” (pp. 17).
Feb. 13, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-2

“J. and Others v. Austria (no. 58216/12) (17 January 2017): This case concerned the Austrian authorities’ investigation into an allegation of human trafficking. The applicants, two Filipino nationals, who had gone to work as maids or au pairs [in] the United Arab Emirates, alleged that their employers had taken their passports away from them and exploited them. They claimed that this treatment had continued during a short stay in Vienna where their employers had taken them and where they had eventually managed to escape. Following a criminal complaint filed by the applicants against their employers in Austria, the authorities found that they did not have jurisdiction over the alleged offences...more
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:41 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

Table 3: Percentage of women-headed households, rural and urban, latest available year (1990–2004) shows the difference in percentage of female headed houses between rural and urban areas (pp. 15-16).
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:34 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"The economists found that while officials report roughly 740 deaths on average every year due to typhoon exposure in the Philippines, post-typhoon mortality among baby girls is approximately 15 times higher than that, likely due to the indirect poverty-worsening effects of the storm. Because the Philippines is so hard hit by typhoons every year, the authors estimate that these delayed infant deaths account for approximately 13 percent of the country’s overall infant mortality rate" (para 3).
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:34 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ISSA-PRACTICE-1

"The risk of a baby girl dying after a typhoon doubles if she has older sisters in the home, and the risk doubles again if the she has older brothers – suggesting that the competition for resources among siblings may play a key role in these deaths. The researchers did not find a spike in the mortality rates for baby boys, but they uncovered an elevated mortality risk among baby girls that lasts up to two years after a typhoon" (para 4). "'It seems unlikely that the households in which female infants die are intentionally allowing these infants to perish,' the researchers report. 'It is more plausible that parents believe...more
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:34 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: IM-DATA-2

"The economists found that while officials report roughly 740 deaths on average every year due to typhoon exposure in the Philippines, post-typhoon mortality among baby girls is approximately 15 times higher than that, likely due to the indirect poverty-worsening effects of the storm. Because the Philippines is so hard hit by typhoons every year, the authors estimate that these delayed infant deaths account for approximately 13 percent of the country’s overall infant mortality rate" (para 3). "The risk of a baby girl dying after a typhoon doubles if she has older sisters in the home, and the risk doubles again if the she has older brothers – suggesting that the...more
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:34 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ISSA-DATA-1

"The economists found that while officials report roughly 740 deaths on average every year due to typhoon exposure in the Philippines, post-typhoon mortality among baby girls is approximately 15 times higher than that, likely due to the indirect poverty-worsening effects of the storm. Because the Philippines is so hard hit by typhoons every year, the authors estimate that these delayed infant deaths account for approximately 13 percent of the country’s overall infant mortality rate. The risk of a baby girl dying after a typhoon doubles if she has older sisters in the home, and the risk doubles again if the she has older brothers – suggesting that the competition for...more
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: China, Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Gabon, Honduras, Laos, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

4.0
Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In the Philippines in 2014, women comprised 14.3% of the police force.
Dec. 24, 2020, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: GP-DATA-6

"Maria Lourdes Sereno was the first woman chief justice in the Philippines until she was ousted last year after President Rodrigo Duterte called her an 'enemy' for voting against controversial government proposals" (para 9).
Nov. 20, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The State shall ensure that the fundamental human rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Constitution and relevant international instruments are guaranteed also to indigenous women. Towards this end, no provision in this Act shall be interpreted so as to result in the diminution of rights and privileges already recognized and accorded to women under existing laws of general application" (Section 21).