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Latest items for FSCB-PRACTICE-1

May 27, 2022, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (26).
May 12, 2022, 5 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (12).
April 29, 2022, 5:43 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"[W]omen with disabilities, particularly women with intellectual or psychosocial disabilities, are subjected to forced sterilization" (12).
March 28, 2022, 8:57 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (13).
March 25, 2022, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (24).
March 25, 2022, 9:33 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (30).
March 25, 2022, 8:54 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (28).
March 15, 2022, 11:02 a.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"The law prohibits coerced abortion and involuntary sterilization. In July the Kaunas Regional Court awarded 31,000 euros ($34,100) to a woman with cerebral palsy after a hospital in Lazdijai sterilized her involuntarily shortly after she gave birth" (12).
March 10, 2022, 10:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (32).
March 10, 2022, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (14).
March 4, 2022, 6:57 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (16).
Feb. 28, 2022, 4:35 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization"(19).
Feb. 28, 2022, 3:29 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (14).
Feb. 23, 2022, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (15).
Feb. 17, 2022, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (14).
Feb. 11, 2022, 5:23 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (23).
Feb. 11, 2022, 5 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (33).
Feb. 5, 2022, 9:24 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (16).
Feb. 4, 2022, 7:59 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (11).
Feb. 2, 2022, 12:28 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (20). "...In August the head of an association of women with disabilities with more than 600 members reported a significant number were victims of rape and sexual abuse. In addition, an estimated 50 percent of their members had been forced by their own families to undergo forced ligation (a form of sterilization), abortion, or both. She noted this practice persisted to a lesser extent during the last few years, thanks to intensive sensitization campaigns conducted by the association" (25)
Jan. 27, 2022, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization."(12).
Jan. 24, 2022, 1:07 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were reports of coerced and involuntary sterilization... Some women, especially poor and lower-caste women, reportedly were pressured by their husbands and families to have tubal ligations or hysterectomies." (47).
Jan. 24, 2022, 12:55 p.m.
Countries: Djibouti
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (18).
Jan. 21, 2022, 9:22 p.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (16).
Jan. 15, 2022, 6:54 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (14).
Jan. 14, 2022, 6:24 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1, FSCB-LAW-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (18).
Jan. 14, 2022, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Belize
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no confirmed reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (12).
Jan. 13, 2022, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (10).
Jan. 11, 2022, 12:20 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization. In April the government passed a law to compensate individuals who were involuntarily sterilized from 1948 to 1996 under a policy that targeted persons with disabilities under the defunct Eugenic Protection Law. Affected persons received approximately 2.57 million yen ($28,000) each and a formal apology. The MHLW estimated 25,000 persons were subjected to forced sterilization surgery under that law" (18).
Jan. 10, 2022, 10:08 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization" (27).