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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vanuatu
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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July 7, 2021, 11:33 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is the latest young Saudi woman to attempt to flee her family and seek asylum abroad. Her calls for help on Twitter have grabbed international attention and prompted Thai authorities to say they will not deport her back to her family. With Saudi women runaways increasingly using social media to amplify their desperate pleas for help[...]"(para 45,46).
July 7, 2021, 11:33 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: AW-PRACTICE-1

"A Saudi teenager[Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun] has gone into hiding following Thailand's promise not to deport her after she barricaded herself in a hotel room to avoid being sent back to her 'abusive' family[...]After announcing that Thailand 'will not force her' to leave, Thailand's immigration chief Surachate Hakparn told reporters that Rahaf would be 'allowed to stay' after a meeting with officials from the UN refugee agency UNHCR.'She is under the care of the UNHCR now but we also sent Thai security to help take care (of her),' Surachate told reporters at Suvarnabhumi airport. He said the teenager had told UNHCR officials she 'wants to stay in Thailand for a while...more
June 21, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
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, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Reservation: The Royal Thai Government does not consider itself bound by the provisions of article 29, paragraph 1, of the Convention" (para 72).
May 28, 2021, 9:22 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"More than 70% of Thai men have multiple secret sexual relationships with women while almost half of them commit violence against their spouses, a survey has found. The survey conducted by the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation and the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) was carried out among 1,617 men aged between 20-35 in Bangkok and selected provinces. According to the findings, almost 72% of respondents admitted to having many secret sexual partners" (para 1-3). This data doesn't specifically reference polygamy, it gives a rough idea of how prevalent it might be (CM - CODER COMMENT).
May 28, 2021, 9:03 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia, Thailand
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"The legal loophole has also created what Thai children’s rights activist Anchana Heemmina described as the 'big business of cross-border marriage' – Malaysian men crossing into southern Thailand to easily engage in underage or polygamous marriages for which getting approval in Malaysia would be impossible or a very lengthy process. Mohammad Lazim runs one such business, helping arrange cross-border marriages for Malaysian men. He works with more than 50 bridegrooms a year, mainly wanting a second or third wife – but insists never with underage brides. He says that his business is tiny compared with some. 'People come from all over Malaysia to do this,' he said. 'Business is booming:...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Thailand were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .09 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Thailand" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Thailand was 27.6 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Thailand was 27.6 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Thailand was 31.8% (p 72).
May 14, 2021, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

Thailand accepted the CEDAW Optional Protocol on 14 June 2000.
May 3, 2021, 9:51 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Signed and ratified 14 June 2000" (para 2).
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: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
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: Thailand
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Thailand 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: Thailand
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Thailand were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Thailand was 71.8 years for males and 79.3 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Thailand was 9 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Thailand was 37 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Thailand was 37 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Thailand was 37 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Thailand of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 89.2%" (p 56).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Thailand is 37.8 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 56).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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