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Latest items for DACH-PRACTICE-1

Sept. 25, 2021, 9:48 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"NGOs reported some gynecological offices did not provide services to rape victims because they did not have access to rape kits and referred them to local hospitals. Once at a hospital, some staff told victims they needed either a police report or to come back with a police officer before they could conduct a rape examination" (15).
Sept. 22, 2021, 10:41 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is, however, deeply concerned about the limited access that women have to health care, in particular sexual and reproductive health-care services and information, especially in rural and remote areas, the persistently high rate of maternal mortality and the disproportionate impact of conflict on women’s health" (14). "[The committee] also notes with concern...The lack of comprehensive sexual education and limited access to family planning and modern forms of contraception; (d) The lack of gender-sensitive mental health services and facilities to provide high-quality psychological and psychosocial assistance to women with mental health challenges" (14). "[T]he Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Continue to reduce the rate of maternal mortality...more
Sept. 13, 2021, 2:24 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"The law mandates family planning bureaus administer pregnancy tests to married women of childbearing age and provide them with basic knowledge of family planning and prenatal services" (68).
Sept. 10, 2021, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"The CNDH reported indigenous women were among the most vulnerable groups in society. They often experienced racism and discrimination and were often victims of violence. Indigenous persons generally had limited access to health care and education services"(26).
Sept. 10, 2021, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"A woman from western Afghanistan - we will call her Rabia - was suffering from severe fever, so she went to see a doctor. The doctor's diagnosis was Covid-19. Rabia returned home, suffering from pain and fever, and gave her prescription to her husband to buy the medicine for her. But when he saw her name on the prescription he beat her, for revealing it 'to a strange man'. Her story - which was relayed to the BBC through a friend - is not unique. In Afghanistan, family members often force women to keep their name a secret from people outside the family, even doctors" (para 1-3). There is a...more
Aug. 17, 2021, 2:50 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Women did not have equal access to education, economic opportunities, health facilities, or social freedoms" (p 20).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"On February 8[2019], a Communist Party delegation visit to the reception facility in Katsikas, Epirus, noted the absence of medical care, especially for women, newborns, and children, according to media reports"(14)."Pregnant women in Evros reception and detention facilities continued facing problems in accessing proper medical and prenatal care"(18).
July 27, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"The pandemic has only aggravated things, with roughly 15 per cent of the health system shifted to deal with COVID-19 cases. Only 20 per cent of functioning health facilities are providing maternal and child health services" (Para 4).
July 23, 2021, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"They are urging President Suluhu to ensure that adolescent girls and teen mothers are equipped with knowledge, skills and attitudes that help them to make informed choices now and in the future for healthy and fulfilling lives, including Comprehensive Sexuality Education; ensure that teachers, learning and health institutions are supported to ensure there is no discrimination of adolescent girls and taboo conversation around comprehensive sexuality education and ensure no one is left behind and discriminated against" (Para 16, 18).
July 22, 2021, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-PRACTICE-2

"No survivors Amnesty International interviewed appear to have accessed formal health services. Stigma and fear of repercussions mean such incidents are significantly underreported, even within affected communities. At least one of the survivors continues to suffer health complications some months later" (Para 16).
July 16, 2021, 1:54 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"During the pandemic, disruptions in the provision of sexual and reproductive services were exacerbated when these services were deemed non-essential. There are concerns that the pandemic could be used as an excuse to restrict or refuse to facilitate decision-making, autonomy, freedom of travel, or access to women and girls' health care" (para 7). "Localities propagate, advise and mobilize women to implement contraceptive methods, and implement birth health care to protect the health of women of childbearing age. Many localities maintain and develop the reproductive health care model for adolescents and young adults" (para 10). "In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, Hanoi maintains communication, counseling on reproductive health care/family planning,...more
July 16, 2021, 12:49 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Acid attack is a horrendous crime that devastates the lives of survivors. The physical and psychological trauma of acid attack lasts for a lifetime. Medical treatment is also expensive and involves tedious surgeries and follow-ups. Besides, survivors also need proper counselling to overcome their trauma. The state, as a guardian, must ensure that the survivors have free and full medical support, either in government or private hospitals. After all their horrific experiences, the survivors who are seriously maimed or disabled should not be struggling to receive medical attention. This is not something the government can shy away from, and authorities should immediately work out a compensation scheme for acid attack...more
June 30, 2021, 4:16 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Pasinli also pointed said that under the proposed law, babies who are not born in a hospital could be registered by a declaration from parents at the registry office. Pasinli said that this practice would make it more difficult to protect children. 'Often,' she said, 'we learn of child abuse cases or underage marriage when the child gets pregnant and is taken to hospital to give birth. The doctors in the hospital report the situation when they see an underaged mother and we step in and bring the abuser before the court.' She added that because the proposal would allow newborns to be registered with a simple declaration, families could...more
June 25, 2021, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1, AFE-PRACTICE-1

"[...]The Kuwaiti nationality law discriminates against women, preventing them from passing on their nationality to their children and spouses on an equal basis with men. This can leave them unable to access state services such as health and education, and gender discrimination in nationality laws is one of the primary causes of statelessness in the region, in addition to causing a number of other human rights violations"(para 9).
June 9, 2021, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"...health policy programmes between 2003 and 2010 focused...on improving women’s reproductive health [include]: Population Programme for the Prevention and Early Detection of Cervical Cancer...; Population Programme for Early Detection of Breast Cancer...; Programme for comprehensive intrauterine diagnosis and therapy in preventing consequences and complications of developmental abnormalities and foetus diseases – as an element of improving the health condition of foetuses and infants for 2006–2008; Programme for antiretroviral therapy in an HIV-positive population in Poland for 2007–2009...; Implementation schedule for the National Programme for Fighting AIDS and Preventing HIV Infections...; National Iodine Deficiency Elimination Programme" (68). "As at 31 December 2010, the right to practice as a medical doctor was...more
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Congo was 6.3 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Portugal was 69.7 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in New Zealand was 124.5 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in El Salvador was 18.3 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Eritrea
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Eritrea was 14.4 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Oman was 42.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bolivia was 15.6 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in United States was 145.5 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Austria was 2.6 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Uruguay was 19.4 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Afghanwastan was 1.8 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Greece was 36.3 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in South Korea was 73.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in United Arab Emirates was 57.3 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Croatia was 81.2 per 10,000 population" (p 58).