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Latest items for Ukraine

July 13, 2024, 11:39 a.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Ukraine
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1, IRP-LAW-6

"In Latvia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine sex workers reported being tested for HIV or STIs against their will after being picked up by the police. They felt that the threat of such testing was an additional tool that was sometimes used by police officers to claim extortion money."
May 9, 2024, 10:52 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

" 'Women’s leadership and their role in decision-making has increased at the family level and partially at the community level, with women reporting that they participate on equal terms in family decisions in response to the crisis,' the [U.N.] report said" (7).
April 18, 2024, 5:54 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"Article 1261. First Priority Legal Heirs 1. The first priority legal heirs shall be the testator's children, including those conceived in the lifetime and born after death of the testator, the survivor spouse, and the parents" (10). The most recent laws noted in the WomanStats Database relating to women’s inheritance rights are still current as of December 2022 and no changes have been made, as verified by consulting The Women, Business, and the Law database for 2022 (AMC - CODER COMMENT).
April 18, 2024, 5:44 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: LO-LAW-1, ATDW-LAW-1

"Article 63. Exercising the Right to Joint Matrimonial Property by Spouses 1. The wife and the husband have equal rights to possess, dispose of, and administer the property that they possess as joint matrimonial property unless an agreement between them provides otherwise. Article 64. Spouses’ Right to Conclude Agreement s between Them 1. The wife and the husband have the right to conclude any lawful agreement between them in respect of both property that is their personal private property and property that constitutes the object of spouses’ right to joint matrimonial property. 2. A agreement of alienation, by one of spouses in favor of the other, of his/her share in...more
March 31, 2024, 3:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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March 30, 2024, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

According to the U.S. State Department's 2023 TIP report, Ukraine ranks as a Tier 2 country (85).
March 16, 2024, 5:04 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-LAW-6

"Is there mandatory HIV/STI testing? No" (para 4).
March 16, 2024, 5:04 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-LAW-4

"Is there mandatory registration? No" (para 5). "Is sex work recognised as work? No" (para 6). "Is sex work decriminalised with limited regulation? No" (para 7).
March 16, 2024, 5:04 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Is selling sex criminalised? Selling sex is illegal and is an administrative offence" (para 1). "Is buying sex criminalised? No" (para 2). "Is organising/managing criminalised? Brothel-keeping, pimping and pandering criminalised" (para 3).
March 16, 2024, 5:03 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-3

"Tetyana said some men refuse to pay full price. 'Sometimes a man promises $12, I do my job, but he pays me only $7,' she said. 'He says, ‘Hey, I earn less now,’ and I say, ‘So do not come to me''" (para 13).
March 16, 2024, 5:03 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"But several sex workers, interviewed on condition of using their first name out of concern for their families and fear of the police, said they needed the work to survive" (para 8).
March 16, 2024, 5:03 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Prostitution is illegal but widely tolerated in Ukraine, one of Europe’s most popular destinations for sex tourism before the war" (para 5).
March 16, 2024, 5:03 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-DATA-2

"The industry was extensive, with an estimated 53,000 sex workers, according to the government-run Ukraine Public Health Center" (para 5).
Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Ukraine who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 18 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Moldova, Oman, Palestine, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Egypt, Oman, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Belarus, El Salvador, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Ukraine was 17 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 21, 2024, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"[U]N special envoy on sexual violence, said she has verified more than 100 cases of rape against Ukrainians during the eight-month war - but the true figure is almost certain to be higher" (para. 2). Even though it is not textually said we can infer that there's an existing taboo against reporting sexual assault as they are almost certain that the figure is higher than the reported one. (MD - CODER COMMENT)"It's very difficult to have reliable statistics during an active conflict, and the numbers will never reflect reality, because sexual violence is a silent crime' that is largely underreported, she said" (para 10). Even though it is not textually...more
Jan. 21, 2024, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

"Russian troops are using rape as a weapon of war against Ukrainians, according to damning evidence collected by the UN...More than 100 cases of rape against Ukrainians during the eight-month war - but the true figure is almost certain to be higher" (para 1).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Ukraine is 47.8% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Ukraine is 74 years for women and 65 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:19 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Ukraine is 68.0 years for men and 77.8 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 28, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-5

"Despite reform efforts, police abuse of power is widespread in Ukraine; physical violence, psychological abuse, extortion, torture and other cruel treatment are employed by law enforcement with impunity. Nataliia Isaeva, director of the sex worker group Legalife-Ukraine, explains that police abuse is especially widespread and severe toward sex workers, because police see them as 'easy targets with no protection'" (p 15). "Police charge sex workers with crimes they have not committed … or they use the threat of prosecution as a means for further extortion or sexual abuse" (p 16). "Many sex workers make weekly extortion payments to police to avoid conflicts but nonetheless say officers continue to harass and...more
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"5.1 births per 1000 population"
Aug. 25, 2023, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

"A woman can be head of household in the same way as a man."
Aug. 25, 2023, 10:07 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

"Recent statistics show that approximately 27 percent of the Ukrainian police are women" (para 8).