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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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June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, East Timor, Eritrea, India, Indonesia, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Mauritius, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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June 11, 2021, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservations: 1) In the context of Singapore's multiracial and multi-religious society and the need to respect the freedom of minorities to practice their religious and personal laws, the Republic of Singapore reserves the right not to apply the provisions of articles 2, paragraphs (a) to (f), and article 16, paragraphs 1(a), 1(c), 1(h), and article 16, paragraph 2, where compliance with these provisions would be contrary to their religious or personal laws. 2) Singapore considers that legislation in respect of article 11 is unnecessary for the minority of women who do not fall within the ambit of Singapore's employment legislation. 3) The Republic of Singapore declares, in pursuance of article...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Singapore were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .04 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Singapore" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Singapore was 62.4 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Singapore was 62.4 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Singapore was 22.2% (p 70).
May 15, 2021, 7:45 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-2

"The proportion of women on the boards of the 100 biggest listed companies rose 1.4 percentage points to 17.6% as of end-2020 from a year earlier, according to the Council for Board Diversity. The target was 20%. Some companies didn’t view board diversity as a priority last year as they battled the global outbreak, the council said...The percentage of top companies with 30% or more women on their boards rose to 16% in 2020 from 12% the year before, the report showed. There were still 18 all-male boards in 2020, and only seven of the top 100 firms were chaired by women" (para 2, 4).
May 15, 2021, 7:45 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"The proportion of women on the boards of the 100 biggest listed companies rose 1.4 percentage points to 17.6% as of end-2020 from a year earlier, according to the Council for Board Diversity. The target was 20%. Some companies didn’t view board diversity as a priority last year as they battled the global outbreak, the council said...While there were more first-time directors appointed to boards of the top 100 firms, they remain mostly male. One common feedback from companies is that many female candidates don’t have prior board experience, the council said" (para 2, 6, 7).
May 15, 2021, 7:45 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Board diversity, a recognized hallmark of progressive boards even before Covid-19, is more critical now than before,' Loh Boon Chye, co-chair of the council [for Board Diversity], said in a statement. 'Post-pandemic recovery offers opportunities for innovation and business repositioning. Having directors with a wider mix of gender, age, skills, experiences, and backgrounds allows boards the broad-based choices as they assess what is best for the future'...'We hope that more organizations – including companies and statutory boards – will similarly seek out women talents and give them equal opportunity to take the first step onto a board,' said Mildred Tan, the council’s co-chair. 'When all organizations keep an open mind...more
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
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: Singapore
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Singapore 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: Singapore
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

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

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Singapore was 80.8years for males and 85.0 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Singapore was 8 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Singapore was 8 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Singapore was 8 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Singapore is 2.5 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

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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: Singapore
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Singapore in 2018, women comprised 18.6% of the police force.
Nov. 30, 2020, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: DTCP-LAW-1

"Art. 15 - It remains deeply concerned, however, at the preservation of the dual marriage regime that applies in the State party and the discriminatory provisions that persist in the laws relating to marriage, divorce and nationality that deny women equal rights with men. It is also concerned at the lack of free choice of adjudication between Syariah Court and family court. Art. 33 - despite some of the steps taken by the State party to harmonize Syariah law and civil law, Muslim women still cannot enjoy equal rights with men with regard to family, marriage and divorce, including with respect to their right to marry, which depends on permission...more
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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