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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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Sept. 5, 2021, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

"Soviet officials literally ripped the scarves and veils off women in some cases. Some women who went along with the hudjum campaign were killed by their pious menfolk" (para 9).
Sept. 5, 2021, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Members of Uzbekistan's National Security Service (SNB) in civilian clothes made their way through the crowds and forced women wearing head scarves to remove them" (para 1). "One woman said she removed hear head scarf when the SNB confronted her, then put it back on after they left, only to be spotted and again asked to take it off. She finally left the Ipak Chilar Bazaar and put her head scarf back on after she was a safe distance away" (para 4). "One person told Ozodlik that the SNB had taken the head scarf from a woman who appeared to be 50 or 60 years old" (para 5). "The first...more
Sept. 5, 2021, 4:09 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Members of Uzbekistan's National Security Service (SNB) in civilian clothes made their way through the crowds and forced women wearing head scarves to remove them" (para 1). "One woman said she removed hear head scarf when the SNB confronted her, then put it back on after they left, only to be spotted and again asked to take it off. She finally left the Ipak Chilar Bazaar and put her head scarf back on after she was a safe distance away" (para 4). "Soviet officials literally ripped the scarves and veils off women in some cases. Some women who went along with the hudjum campaign were killed by their pious menfolk"...more
June 30, 2021, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"And since Kyrgyzstan has Central Asia’s highest rates of women’s labor emigration – women make up [40% of all Kyrgyz migrants in Russia], a much higher share than those from neighboring Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – migration would be a socially acceptable way to move somewhere where kidnapping is rare. Other researchers have hypothesized that Kyrgyz women migrate at such high rates because of their Russian language proficiency and Kyrgyzstan’s less restrictive gender norms. But bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan seems to play at least as critical a role in this trend..." (para 23-25).
June 16, 2021, 9:08 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"While polygamy is illegal in Uzbekistan, the traditional practice is defended by supporters of Islamic law" (para 8).
June 16, 2021, 9:07 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"The most recent controversy in Uzbekistan kicked off after Dilbahor Yoqubova, an official in Uzbekistan's justice ministry, accused 'illiterate mullahs' of carrying out unofficial Muslim marriage rites. Yoqubova made the comments on a popular TV talk show, and on the same broadcast professor Dilfuza Rahmatullayeva claimed that a resurgence in 'religious freedom' has resulted in an increase in polygamy in the Muslim majority country. The discussion caused a new outcry about polygamy in a country where the issue has been trending for quite some time. One of the supporters of the women posted on the BBC Uzbek Facebook page: 'In many rural districts of Tashkent region, those illiterate mullahs are...more
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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May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Uzbekistan were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .16 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Uzbekistan" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Uzbekwastan was 112.8 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Uzbekwastan was 112.8 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Uzbekistan was 36.2% (p 72).
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: Algeria, Armenia, Bahamas, Botswana, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Fiji, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namibia, Oman, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
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 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Uzbekistan were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Uzbekistan was 69.7 years for males and 75.0 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Uzbekistan was 21 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Uzbekistan was 29 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Uzbekistan was 29 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Uzbekistan was 29 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Uzbekistan is 18.9 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 56).
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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Feb. 13, 2021, 12:41 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

Table 3: Percentage of women-headed households, rural and urban, latest available year (1990–2004) shows the difference in percentage of female headed houses between rural and urban areas (pp. 15-16).
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.
Feb. 8, 2021, 9:01 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"Alongside Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan is one of only two post-Soviet states where consensual sexual relations between men are still criminalized, carrying a prison sentence of one to three years (article 120)" (para 17).
Feb. 8, 2021, 9:01 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-4

"Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, especially beatings and torture of men perceived to be gay, occur with regularity and are often recorded and posted online. In August, an Istanbul-based LGBT activist, Shohruh Salimov, along with others, sent a public appeal to President Mirziyoyev asking him to scrap article 120 and protect the lives of LGBT people. Instead of investigating the attacks, police visited his relatives’ home and threatened to arrest him. LGBT activists told Human Rights Watch they constantly fear arrest and being disowned by family and friends" (para 17).
Feb. 8, 2021, 9:01 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2, SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"In August, an Istanbul-based LGBT activist, Shohruh Salimov, along with others, sent a public appeal to President Mirziyoyev asking him to scrap article 120 and protect the lives of LGBT people. Instead of investigating the attacks, police visited his relatives’ home and threatened to arrest him" (para 18).
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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