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May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Mainly made up of families who migrated from rural areas in the early 1990s looking for work, Epworth’s girls are often married off to richer men or into polygamy" (para 22).
May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"In Mbare, southern Harare, a group of young mothers gather for a support session at a community centre. Most of them dropped out of school after becoming pregnant" (para 27). "Ignite Youth founder Tadzi Madzima says the programme is aimed at dealing with stigma associated with teenage pregnancy. Although Zimbabwean law now prevents pregnant girls being expelled from school, society still stigmatises them, she says. 'As much as we applaud the fact that teen mums can continue with their education after giving birth, a lot [is still needed] to educate parents, teachers and communities on how stigmatisation of teen mums is unfair and detrimental to their future'” (para 31).more
May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"Zimbabwe outlawed marriage for girls under the age of 18 in 2016, but the practice has continued and become more acceptable in poorer communities such as Epworth" (para 11).
May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"According to Girls Not Brides, which campaigns for an end to child marriages, about 34% of girls in Zimbabwe are married before they are 18 while 5% are married before they are 15" (para 5). "According to girls’ rights organisations, teenage pregnancies and marriages have been rising since Zimbabwe announced its first lockdown in March last year. The situation has been worsened by the protracted closure of schools and growing poverty, with families’ livelihoods suffering amid harsh economic conditions. Marrying off their young daughters is the easy way out" (para 10).
May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Among those attending are young mothers and girls who were forced into child marriages, a practice common in Epworth and across Zimbabwe, where many under the age of 16 are married off by poor families who would otherwise struggle to provide for them" (para 4). "After losing most of her friends to early marriages from the age of 13, Maritsa looked for ways to raise awareness about the dangers of the practice" (para 8).
May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"According to Girls Not Brides, which campaigns for an end to child marriages, about 34% of girls in Zimbabwe are married before they are 18 while 5% are married before they are 15" (para 5). "In 2018, Maritsa set up her foundation, Underaged People’s Auditorium, which seeks to stop more children becoming brides, through a combination of taekwondo and discussions about the dangers of early marriage" (para 12). "At sessions organised by nonprofit group Ignite Youth girls are encouraged to create vision boards and set achievable targets for themselves, which include returning to school. An initiative that started as a Covid-19 response has become a life changing experience" (para 28).more
May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-DATA-1

“'The girls are being abused. There is one lady who told me that she was stabbed with a knife by her husband and was threatened with death,' Maritsa says" (para 7).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 86% of births in Zimbabwe were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were 2.79 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Zimbabwe" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Zimbabwe was 19.3 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Zimbabwe was 19.3 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Zimbabwe was 28.8% (p 72).
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Mainly made up of families who migrated from rural areas in the early 1990s looking for work, Epworth’s girls are often married off to richer men or into polygamy" (para 22).
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"In Mbare, southern Harare, a group of young mothers gather for a support session at a community centre. Most of them dropped out of school after becoming pregnant" (para 27). "Ignite Youth founder Tadzi Madzima says the programme is aimed at dealing with stigma associated with teenage pregnancy. Although Zimbabwean law now prevents pregnant girls being expelled from school, society still stigmatises them, she says. 'As much as we applaud the fact that teen mums can continue with their education after giving birth, a lot [is still needed] to educate parents, teachers and communities on how stigmatisation of teen mums is unfair and detrimental to their future'” (para 31).more
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"Zimbabwe outlawed marriage for girls under the age of 18 in 2016, but the practice has continued and become more acceptable in poorer communities such as Epworth" (para 11).
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"According to Girls Not Brides, which campaigns for an end to child marriages, about 34% of girls in Zimbabwe are married before they are 18 while 5% are married before they are 15" (para 5). "According to girls’ rights organisations, teenage pregnancies and marriages have been rising since Zimbabwe announced its first lockdown in March last year. The situation has been worsened by the protracted closure of schools and growing poverty, with families’ livelihoods suffering amid harsh economic conditions. Marrying off their young daughters is the easy way out" (para 10).
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Among those attending are young mothers and girls who were forced into child marriages, a practice common in Epworth and across Zimbabwe, where many under the age of 16 are married off by poor families who would otherwise struggle to provide for them" (para 4). "After losing most of her friends to early marriages from the age of 13, Maritsa looked for ways to raise awareness about the dangers of the practice" (para 8).
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"According to Girls Not Brides, which campaigns for an end to child marriages, about 34% of girls in Zimbabwe are married before they are 18 while 5% are married before they are 15" (para 5). "In 2018, Maritsa set up her foundation, Underaged People’s Auditorium, which seeks to stop more children becoming brides, through a combination of taekwondo and discussions about the dangers of early marriage" (para 12). "At sessions organised by nonprofit group Ignite Youth girls are encouraged to create vision boards and set achievable targets for themselves, which include returning to school. An initiative that started as a Covid-19 response has become a life changing experience" (para 28).more
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-DATA-1

“'The girls are being abused. There is one lady who told me that she was stabbed with a knife by her husband and was threatened with death,' Maritsa says" (para 7).
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

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Zimbabwe 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: Zimbabwe
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 86% of births in Zimbabwe were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Zimbabwe was 59.6 years for males and 63.1 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Zimbabwe was 46 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Zimbabwe was 458 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Zimbabwe was 458 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Zimbabwe was 458 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Zimbabwe the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 20%" (p 72).