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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

1.0
Aug. 6, 2021, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-1

"Reports of east African workers being raped and tortured across the region and haunting videos of Kenyan women pleading for help after allegedly being abused by their employers saw the Kenyan government follow other countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines in banning its citizens from travelling to work in the Gulf in 2014. Since then the government has been grappling with how to allow women and the country’s economy to benefit from the huge demand for migrant domestic workers from countries such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar, while keeping those who want to travel for work safe" (7-8). "Paul Adhoch, the executive director of Trace Kenya, a Mombasa-based counter-trafficking...more
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-4

"Homosexuality can be punished by death and any public display of affection is against the law. Men outnumber women by more than three to one"(para 7).
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Islamic polygamy is permitted"(para 42).
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"Until recently Qatar Airways sacked female workers if they got pregnant or married within the first five years of their employment.The rules were relaxed five years ago after pressure from international labour groups"(para 59,60).
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"Much of the world has been stunned after a group of Australian women had their genitals 'invasively examined' after a premature baby was found at Hamad International Airport in Doha. The thirteen travellers were hauled off a Sydney-bound flight on October 2 and led through the terminal to ambulances where they were subjected to medical checks to determine if they had just given birth. One of the women who was strip searched told the ABC she would take part in a class action if the 12 other women came forward.Two of the 13, who wanted to remain anonymous, said no one at the airport spoke English or tried to explain...more
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"As with some other countries in the region, sex outside of marriage is illegal and victims of sexual assault may be arrested, detained and prosecuted for adultery"(para 6).
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Six years ago[2014] a campaign was launched to remind tourists of Qatar's strict dress code. Women were advised not to wear sleeveless dresses, miniskirts, leggings, or short or tight clothing, while men were told not to wear only shorts and singlets"(para 62,63).
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-2

"According to Amnesty International, it is much more difficult for women than men to seek divorce and they are at severe economic disadvantage if their husband leaves them"(para 47).
July 9, 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The Penal Code criminalises anyone who 'induces or tempts a male or female, by any means, into committing acts contrary to morals or that are unlawful.' It does not criminalise domestic violence or marital rape, other than one article of the family law which forbids husbands from hurting their wives physically or morally, and general provisions on assault"(para 49,50).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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June 11, 2021, 10:35 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservations: 1) Article 2 (a) in connection with the rules of the hereditary transmission of authority, as it is inconsistent with the provisions of article 8 of the Constitution. 2) Article 9, paragraph 2, as it is inconsistent with Qatar’s law on citizenship. 3) Article 15, paragraph 1, in connection with matters of inheritance and testimony, as it is inconsistent with the provisions of Islamic law. 4) Article 15, paragraph 4, as it is inconsistent with the provisions of family law and established practice. 5) Article 16, paragraph 1 (a) and (c), as they are inconsistent with the provisions of Islamic law. 6) Article 16, paragraph 1 (f), as it...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Qatar were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Qatar was 72.6 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Qatar was 72.6 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Qatar was 27.7% (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

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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 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Qatar were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Qatar was 77.3 years for males and 79.9years for females" (p 426.
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Qatar was 7 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Qatar was 9 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Qatar was 9 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Qatar was 9 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Qatar of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 68.9%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Qatar is 8.5 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

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Feb. 4, 2021, 12:27 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Young Qatari women increasingly seek assurances that the husbands will not enter into polygamous marriages. The permissibility of polygamy is staunchly defended at Islamweb. While defending the 'wisdom' of polygamy, Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh bin Zayd Āl Mahmūd, the late chairman of Qatar’s Sharia Courts, deemed monogamy preferable. The muftis currently working in the Ministry do not seem to make this concession. They do not require that the first wife be informed prior to the marriage and categorically reject the idea that polygamy necessarily involves injustice towards one of the spouses. Polygamy is fully compatible with Islamweb’s understanding of family cohesion as long as each spouse knows and abides by his...more
Feb. 4, 2021, 12:22 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"Polygamy... is relatively rare — in 2015, only 8.8% of marriage contacts in Qatar involved polygamous men64 — and it gives rise to vivid public debates" (6).