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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
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Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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June 23, 2021, 6:25 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"The cabinet is now composed of 12 women and 10 men, with the four key posts of deputy premier held by women." (Para 1)
June 23, 2021, 6:25 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"The cabinet is now composed of 12 women and 10 men, with the four key posts of deputy premier held by women. Spain was the 'only country in the world' to have a cabinet dominated by women, Sanchez said." (Para 1-2)
June 16, 2021, 2:50 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Spain adopted its most recent National Action Plan (NAP) in 2017 for the period 2017-2023. The NAP was developed by an Interministerial Working Group with the overarching goal to 'contribute to ensuring the protection of the human rights of women and girls, and their substantive participation in conflict prevention, as well as achieving and consolidating peace'...The NAP highlights that UNSCR 2242 (2015) was approved during Spain’s presidency of the Security Council, underscoring the importance of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda for Spain...Nevertheless, the NAP does not include a substantive monitoring and evaluation framework or an allocated budget" (para 1). "Spain’s most recent NAP is preceded by one other...more
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

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

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Spain was 57.3 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Spain was 57.3 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Spain was16.6 % (p 72).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay
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: Spain
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Spain 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, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Spain was 80.3 years for males and 85.7 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Spain was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Spain was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Spain was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Spain is 7.1 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 18, 2021, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Polygamy is illegal in Spain. Therefore in no case more than one spouse of the asylum-seeker will be reunified, although the foreigner personal law supports this marriage mode" (7).
Feb. 13, 2021, 8:22 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

“B.S. v. Spain (no. 47159/08) (24 July 2012): This case concerned a woman of Nigerian origin who was stopped by the police while working as a prostitute on the outskirts of Palma de Mallorca. The applicant complained in particular that the national police officers had verbally and physically abused her when stopping her for questioning. She further alleged that she had been discriminated against because of her profession as a prostitute, her skin colour and her gender. The Court found that the Spanish State had not conducted an adequate and effective investigation into the applicant’s allegations of ill-treatment on two occasions when she was stopped and questioned in the street,...more
Feb. 13, 2021, 8:22 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

“B.S. v. Spain (no. 47159/08) (24 July 2012): This case concerned a woman of Nigerian origin who was stopped by the police while working as a prostitute on the outskirts of Palma de Mallorca. The applicant complained in particular that the national police officers had verbally and physically abused her when stopping her for questioning. She further alleged that she had been discriminated against because of her profession as a prostitute, her skin colour and her gender. The Court found that the Spanish State had not conducted an adequate and effective investigation into the applicant’s allegations of ill-treatment on two occasions when she was stopped and questioned in the street,...more
Feb. 13, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

“The men, who were initially charged in Spain with the crime of sexual assault, were instead convicted of the lesser crime of sexual abuse of a minor, and sentenced to between 10 and 12 years in prison” (para 3). “However, Spain's Supreme Court overturned the decision in June this year and convicted the men of the more serious crime of rape, increasing their prison sentences to 15 years” (para 11).
Feb. 13, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

“A Barcelona court acquitted five men accused of gang-raping a 14-year-old girl yesterday after ruling that the defendants ‘were able to commit sexual acts without using any type of violence or intimidation’” (para 1). “The horrific crime, which took place in an abandoned factory building in Manresa, a municipality in Barcelona, happened on October 29, 2016. The defendants were accused of taking turns raping the victim who accused the main defendant, a man named Bryan Andres, of telling his friends they had ‘15 minutes each’ to take turns raping her while he brandished a handgun” (para 4). “The case mirrors a similar case in Pamplona last year that caused widespread...more
Feb. 13, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

“The case mirrors a similar case in Pamplona last year that caused widespread outrage and triggered large protests in Spain” (para 9). “The protests in response to the initial Wolf Pack verdict caused pushed the ruling PSOE caretaker government to create a commission to review Spanish rape laws. However the findings of the commission, which concluded in December last year, have still not been acted on by the Spanish government” (para 13).
Feb. 13, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

“A rape charge in Spain requires a plaintiff to present evidence of intimidation or specific violence such as being threatened with a knife or dealt physical blows” (para 2).
Feb. 13, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

“A Barcelona court acquitted five men accused of gang-raping a 14-year-old girl yesterday after ruling that the defendants ‘were able to commit sexual acts without using any type of violence or intimidation’” (para 1). “The men, who were initially charged in Spain with the crime of sexual assault, were instead convicted of the lesser crime of sexual abuse of a minor, and sentenced to between 10 and 12 years in prison” (para 3). “Two of the men were given the longer prison sentence of 12 years, after the court ruled that they were guilty of the additional crime of continuous sexual abuse, while two defendants were cleared of the sexual...more
Jan. 26, 2021, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MURDER-DATA-2, DV-LAW-2, DV-DATA-1

“Spain has had a 40 per cent drop in the number of women killed by their partners after launching a 1 billion [euro] campaign that involved training for police and magistrates, a drive to handle allegations of domestic abuse within 72 hours, and the widespread use of restraining orders for violent men” (para 13).
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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