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Latest items for VOTE-PRACTICE-1

June 28, 2022, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"About 7 in 10 ever-married women are literate" (29).
May 27, 2022, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"According to the results of 2019 Address Based Population Registration System, a number of 2.024.979 people are illiterate and 1.738.389 of them are women" (14).
May 27, 2022, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (21).
May 16, 2022, 8:09 p.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"Amendment of Article 15 paragraph 2, Articles 41 and 57, and Article 73 paragraph 1 of the Election Act, took place in March 2005. The amendment means that married women or widows are no longer being registered automatically under the name of their husband or late husband on the list of candidates or on the election register. Women are now registered under their maiden name, and those who wish have an option to make a special request to add their husband’s name. This amendment was applied for the first time during the general elections of 2010" (9). "Some discriminatory articles of the Election Act have been revised in March 2005....more
April 18, 2022, 10:31 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"The committee…notes with concern...The disproportionately high level of illiteracy among women and girls" (9).
March 28, 2022, 8:57 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit the participation of women and members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (10).
March 25, 2022, 9:33 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"[T]he patriarchal nature of society inhibited large-scale participation by women in political and economic life and in decision-making positions in the public sector" (25).
March 15, 2022, 12:33 a.m.
Countries: India
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"Yet, a truly astonishing number of women - equal to the population of Sri Lanka - appear to be 'missing' from India's voters lists" (Para. 5). "In their upcoming book, The Verdict: Decoding India's Elections, poll experts Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwala find that the available data on women points to this. They looked at the number of women above the age of 18 in the census, extrapolated it, and compared it to the number of women in the latest list of voters. And they found a sizeable 'shortfall' - 21 million to be exact - in the number of female voters. Three states - Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan...more
March 10, 2022, 10:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (28).
Feb. 23, 2022, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (13).
Feb. 11, 2022, 5:23 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (19).
Feb. 11, 2022, 5 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women and members of minorities in the political process; however, their participation was limited" (28).
Jan. 24, 2022, 1:07 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they freely participated" (37).
Jan. 21, 2022, 9:22 p.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (13).
Jan. 15, 2022, 6:54 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or minorities in the political processes, and they did participate"(11).
Jan. 14, 2022, 6:24 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (15).
Jan. 13, 2022, 10:29 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"Voting rates and measures of other types of participation in the political process by women and members of minorities remained lower than those of nonminority men"(29).
Jan. 11, 2022, 12:20 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women and minorities in the political process, and they did participate. Women voted at rates equal to or higher than men. In all national elections since the late 1960s, women made up a majority of voters, according to data by the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry. Women, however, have not been elected to any level of office at rates reflecting this" (14).
Jan. 8, 2022, 9:32 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (25).
Jan. 6, 2022, 12:09 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"1969 was the last time Universal Suffrage was held in Somalia, therefore there is no data that shares practices or customs that keep women from exercising their legal right to vote" (1).
Jan. 4, 2022, 11:45 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (9).
Dec. 27, 2021, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (9).
Dec. 17, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit the participation of women and members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (16).
Dec. 10, 2021, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women and members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (50).
Nov. 30, 2021, 2:34 p.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No PA laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate. Legally women and minorities can vote and participate in political life, although women faced significant social and cultural barriers in both the West Bank and Gaza" (92).
Nov. 30, 2021, 2:33 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (29).
Nov. 17, 2021, 8:27 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No law limits the participation of women and minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (19).
Nov. 10, 2021, 10:14 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"No laws limit participation of women or minorities in the political process, and they did participate" (26).
Oct. 15, 2021, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"Women interviewed for the report described how their guardians denied them permission to drive, travel, study, work or marry someone of their own choosing. Some spoke of how this had affected their mental health, contributing to self-harm, depression, stress and suicidal thoughts. 'Girls are [constantly] in quarantine,' said one woman. 'What the whole world experiences now, this is normal life for girls in Qatar'" (para 5-6). If women are unable to leave the house without a male guardian's permission, they would not be able to vote without the permission of a male to go and do so (JLR-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 22, 2021, 10:41 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is also concerned about:...The low turnout among women voters in presidential (38 per cent in 2018) and parliamentary (32 per cent in 2016) elections" (9-10).