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Latest items for Senegal

Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Belgium, Benin, D R Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Namibia, Nepal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Korea, South Sudan, Taiwan, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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July 12, 2021, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

"Most countries in West Africa, including Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo, have adopted laws prohibiting FGM" (para 16).
June 25, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"In the most controversial scene of 'Mistress of a Married Man,' a hugely popular new television series in Senegal, the show’s protagonist, Marème, dons a daring magenta pantsuit and heads out for a date with a married man — but not before pointing below her belt.'This is mine,' she tells her best friend. 'I give it to whomever I please.' The series, which debuted in January, has quickly reached a 'Sex and the City' level of popularity, setting off a fierce debate over contemporary womanhood in a largely Muslim West African nation that like much of the region, is urbanizing at breakneck speed. The pilot alone has received more than...more
June 25, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Some men take two wives, or more, but for women, sexuality often remains hidden behind a culture of 'sutura' — a Wolof term suggestive of discretion and modesty"(para 16).
June 25, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"In the most controversial scene of 'Mistress of a Married Man,' a hugely popular new television series in Senegal, the show’s protagonist, Marème, dons a daring magenta pantsuit and heads out for a date with a married man — but not before pointing below her belt[...]There has been some pushback, from both official sources and everyday viewers. In Senegal, a state regulator has threatened a broadcast ban of 'Mistress of a Married Man,' citing content likely to harm the 'preservation of cultural identities'"(para 1, 6)."After reviewing Marème’s 'this is mine scene[TV series Mistress of a Married Man], the country’s broadcast regulator sent out a notice warning that the program presented...more
June 25, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2, AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Senegal, a nation of about 16 million people that is pushing to become a top economic player in the region, practices a form of Islam that President Macky Sall has called moderate and tolerant. In public, many women are free to run along the beach in tank tops, go to university and lead professional lives. But in the home, men often retain power"(para 14).
June 25, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: PHBP-PRACTICE-1

"Ms. Sy grew up in a traditional Fulani family. She started writing 'Mistress of a Married Man' as a serial novel on a group Facebook page; it was later picked up by a production company called Marodi TV[...]Ms. Sy’s characters, at her direction, favor Senegalese designers — wearing fluted blouses and colorful prints from NuNu and Sisters of Afrika — and natural hairstyles; they reject the practice of skin bleaching. They also speak Wolof, the language preferred by many in what is officially a Francophone nation"(para 19,21).
June 25, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The series[Mistress of a Married Man], which debuted in January, has quickly reached a 'Sex and the City' level of popularity, setting off a fierce debate over contemporary womanhood in a largely Muslim West African nation that like much of the region, is urbanizing at breakneck speed. The pilot alone has received more than three million views on YouTube, a number nearly equivalent to the entire population of Senegal’s capital region. In a country where women’s sexuality has often been hidden behind a culture of discretion, Marème’s pronouncement, fans say, was nothing short of rebellion. And it fits into a larger movement by women to assert their independence. The show...more
June 16, 2021, 3:13 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Senegal adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2011 for the period 2011-2015...The NAP includes an estimated budget" (para 1). "Women have been key players in the field of peacebuilding, especially through the establishment of the Platform of Women for Peace in Casamance in 2010" (para 3).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Togo, Uganda
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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

"In 2020, 74% of births in Senegal were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .08 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Senegal" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Senegal was 3.1 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Senegal was 3.1 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Senegal was 49.9% (p 70).
April 30, 2021, 12:41 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Since Thiat and Codou launched #Nopiwouma on Twitter in November 2017 and created a Google form for women to file anonymous reports, they've received more than 100 unverified accounts of harassment and abuse, many from women who had never before spoken about their experiences -- privately or publicly. Thiat and Codou say they've been sent even more via direct messages on social media platforms, texts, emails, and are often approached in person. Many who have gotten in touch are strangers, others are close friends. "For 90% of people that write in, it's the first time they've talked about it. Many may have told their parents when they were young, but...more
April 30, 2021, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law mandates prison terms of five months to three years and modest to substantial fines for sexual harassment, but the problem was widespread. The government did not effectively enforce the law" (Page 6).
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: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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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

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

"In 2020, 74% of births in Senegal were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Senegal was 64.7 years for males and 68.7 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Senegal was 44 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Senegal was 315 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Senegal was 315 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Senegal was 315 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Senegal 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 12%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Senegal of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 53.9%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Senegal is 77.5 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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