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Latest items for ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Jan. 1, 2021, 4 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development show it is the only country where fathers spend more time with school-age children than mothers, said Mikko Koivumaa, who as a diplomat in Japan became an unofficial ambassador for his country’s family-friendly way of life. He sees the national commitment to family life – ensuring that work stays within limits, and families can afford childcare – as one of Finland’s greatest strengths, and the reason it comes near the top of a wide range of global social rankings" (para 12-13). "'The man who was running against her [as prime minister], he already declined a ministerial post during the last negotiations,...more
Jan. 1, 2021, 3:38 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"When a popular actor, Masaharu Fukuyama, married the actress Kazue Fukiishi in 2015, Mr. Suga predicted on television that their marriage would prompt “Mama-sans” around the country to “want to have babies alongside the new couple and contribute to the country" (para 26). "And when Mr. Suga and the other two men running for prime minister, Fumio Kishida and Shigeru Ishiba, were asked in a debate what kinds of fathers they were, all acknowledged having rarely spent time at home while their children were growing up" (para 27).
Aug. 10, 2020, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Article 54 of the Constitution of Afghanistan states that the family is the fundamental pillar of the society, and shall be protected by the state. It commits the State to adopt necessary measures to attain the physical and spiritual health of the family, especially of the child and mother, upbringing of children, as well as the elimination of related traditions contrary to the principles of the sacred religion of Islam" (2).
June 23, 2020, 6 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"By a Government decision of 30 December 2015, a conceptual framework for the development of the family in the Republic of Tajikistan was adopted, which defines the future of State policy in the area of strengthening the family as an important social institution and the foundation of society, and protecting the interests of family members and enhancing the family in line with the modern view of the family as a social institution and a place for child-rearing, and the economic and social foundations of strengthening the family, enhancing family education and development, and ensuring the strict implementation of the constitutional principle of the equal rights of men and women in...more
April 4, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CL-PRACTICE-1, ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Data indicate that, from the age of 15 years, girls perform on a daily basis almost six hours more of domestic work than boys of the same age, and such unequal sharing of domestic burdens is accepted by society" (5).
Dec. 14, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Baeck, the Youtuber, says government policies 'to force a woman into marriage and childbearing represent a deeply ingrained perception of a woman in our society as an object, not an individual'" (para 20). "'They [the government] try to sell us this idea that a family is beautiful, that having children is beautiful, when there's many unspoken things that actually happen to the woman physically, mentally -- which is why these policies will never win us over'" (para 23).
Nov. 14, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1, DMW-PRACTICE-1

"Articles on conservative websites affiliated with the Revolutionary Guards enumerate her dangerous intentions and actions. Molaverdi’s aim of enabling women to participate more widely in the economy, her sustainable employment initiatives, 'are in line with feminists who want to push women out of the family, into society, straying from the right path.' By 'making a model of political women as successful,' she is said to be distorting the honorable, traditional image of the country’s rural women. (No mention is made that Iran has been an urban-majority country since 1979.) An excessive focus on domestic violence, rape, and the violence against women perpetrated by the Islamic State is 'disturbing the public...more
July 20, 2019, 10:39 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned about the negative perception of the concept of 'gender', as well as the persistence of discriminatory stereotypes concerning the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and in society, undermining women’s social status and their educational and professional careers. The Committee has been informed that such stereotypes and degrading images of women are conveyed through school textbooks and the media without sufficient monitoring. Moreover, the Committee is alarmed about the limited acceptance in Armenian society of provisions implementing the international and national framework for gender equality" (5).
July 18, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"That discriminatory stereotypes regarding the roles and responsibilities of women and men in society and in the family are deeply rooted in the State party and that women continue to bear a disproportionate share of family and household responsibilities. That there have been vigorous campaigns by non-State actors, including religious and civic organizations, the media and politicians, advocating traditional family values, overemphasizing the roles of women as mothers and caretakers and criticizing gender equality as 'gender ideology'" (5).
July 12, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The National Committee for Promoting Social Morality and Women’s and Khmer Family’s Values promoted the following activities through government institutions and sub-national authorities between 2014–2016: 1) Disseminated information on the situation, status and role of women in Cambodia among youth, family and community through seminars, training courses, forums and meetings with a total of 354,217 participants (211,815 women), 2) Promoted the positive role of women in society and gender equality through radio, television, websites, brochures and magazines, including national television broadcasts (126 times, each for 15–20 minutes) and national radio programs, “Our Life, Our Society,” 3) Organized 18 consultative forums with youth and students to address the misconceptions of young...more
June 25, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is further concerned at the bill on the protection of the family, which includes proposals that could lead to a setback reinforcing gender-based stereotypical attitudes about the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family" (3). "Non-compliance with the legislation promoting and protecting maternity, especially with regard to maternity protection and inequitable distribution of domestic and care work between women and men, forcing many women to take low-income jobs in the informal sector" (10).
June 4, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"In 2015, a project called Men and the reconciliation of work and family life was launched by federal ministries in cooperation with research institutes and social partners. One of the project’s goals is to develop strategies to improve general conditions in companies in order to promote a fair distribution of childcare and household work and build awareness about the positive effects of shared responsibility for parenting. Moreover, an online calculator was introduced in November 2016. The simple tool is available free of charge at www.gleich-berechnet.gv.at and allows parents to calculate the implications of a fair distribution of employment and childcare on the shared household income" (11).
May 28, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee remains concerned at the persistence of patriarchal attitudes and stereotypes concerning the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and in society, which consider women primarily to be mothers and caregivers, discriminate against women and perpetuate their subordination within the family and society, restrict women’s educational and professional choices and their participation in political and public life and in the labour market, and perpetuate their unequal status in family relations" (5). "The Committee is further concerned that the concept of the new family policy of 2014 states that the family policy of the Russian Federation for the period until 2025 has as a goal the...more
May 28, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to combat discriminatory gender stereotypes, including by promoting the sharing of household duties and parenting responsibilities, in particular to address the stereotyped portrayal of women in the media, including by regulating broadcasting licences and creating the Swedish Media Council in 2011" (6-7).
May 24, 2019, 2:09 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"Ms. Suzuki [a member of Japan's parliament] said she was confronted almost daily with questions about her daughter. 'Why was she working when she had a baby to take care of,' she recalled being asked. 'I get a lot of ‘I feel sorry for your baby.’ Or, ‘Don’t you need to be at home with your baby?’ Or, ‘A mother not being with their child at this stage could negatively affect how the child grows up.’ It’s discouraging'" (para 8). "A survey conducted by Ms. Nagano and her team found that out of 874 city councils and other municipal-level assemblies in Japan, just 140 female politicians have given birth while...more
April 11, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The National Commission for the Family was established in response to an urgent need to strengthen the fundamental values of the family environment and community life" (5).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 46% of the total sample agreed and 50% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 53% of men anf 39% of women agreed; 43% of men and 58% of women disagreed (13).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 61% of the total sample agreed and 36% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 62% of men anf 60% of women agreed; 35% of men and 38% of women disagreed (5).
April 4, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 72% of the total sample agreed and 27% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 73% of men anf 70% of women agreed; 26% of men and 29% of women disagreed (9).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 67% of the total sample agreed and 31% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 70% of men and 63% of women agreed; 27% of men and 36% of women disagreed (9).
April 4, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 38% of the total sample agreed and 59% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 51% of men anf 22% of women agreed; 47% of men and 76% of women disagreed (9).
April 4, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 54% of the total sample agreed and 43% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 59% of men anf 49% of women agreed; 38% of men and 49% of women disagreed (9).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 33% of the total sample agreed and 60% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 33% of men anf 33% of women agreed; 58% of men and 62% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 11% of the total sample agreed and 88% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 12% of men anf 9% of women agreed; 85% of men and 90% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 7% of the total sample agreed and 89% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 9% of men anf 5% of women agreed; 84% of men and 93% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 18% of the total sample agreed and 79% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 23% of men anf 13% of women agreed; 71% of men and 86% of women disagreed (5).
April 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 18% of the total sample agreed and 82% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 21% of men anf 10% of women agreed; 75% of men and 89% of women disagreed (5).
March 28, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 17% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 81% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 21% of men and 13% of women agreed, and 77% of men and 84% of women agreed (1)
March 28, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 16% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 78% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 16% of men and 17% of women agreed, and 76% of men and 79% of women agreed (1).
March 28, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 16% of the total sample surveyed agreed and 78% disagreed. Disagreggated by gender, 16% of men and 17% of women agreed, and 76% of men and 79% of women agreed (1).