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Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database, the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2009 was 0.39 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 3 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 775,591 in that year.
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"9.9% of seats in the lower/single house of Armenia (13 out of 131 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"11.1% of ministerial positions in Armenia (2 out of 18 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"26% of senior business roles in Armenia are held by women" (para 2).
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"26% of senior business roles in Armenia are held by women" (para 2).
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Georgia, Haiti, Malaysia, Philippines, South Africa
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Bahrain, Egypt, Georgia, Jamaica, Oman, Qatar, South Africa, United Kingdom
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2003 was 3. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of .31 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 0.52 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2015 for women ages 15-54 in Armenia was 0.99 per 100,000. This rate was calculated by adding the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 and dividing by the total female population for that age group (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Armenia in 2015 was 2.42 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-1

"But in Armenia, where divorce is frowned on, many parents would condemn their daughter for not doing enough to save the marriage, and refuse to take her in" (para 18).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

"Most Armenian women give up careers when they marry, or never have them in the first place, and men tightly control the family’s purse strings. This means that the vast majority of wives and live-in girlfriends have no money to start a life of their own" (para 16).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-2

"An even starker statistic is that 30 Armenian women have been killed by their partners since 2010, a sizable number for a country of 3 million" (para 25).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"It’s hard for police to get their heads around the idea of domestic abuse when Armenian society has long had the axiom that: “A woman is like wool: The more you beat her, the softer she will be" (para 12). "Most Armenian women give up careers when they marry, or never have them in the first place, and men tightly control the family’s purse strings. This means that the vast majority of wives and live-in girlfriends have no money to start a life of their own" (para 16).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"One is that a quarter of all married women have suffered domestic violence at one time or another, according to the National Statistical Service" (para 23). "Another telling statistic is that a quarter of the 1,759 cases of violence against women that the National Police recorded in the first nine months of 2014 involved domestic abuse" (para 24). "An even starker statistic is that 30 Armenian women have been killed by their partners since 2010, a sizable number for a country of 3 million" (para 25).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"At the moment, not even one kopek of taxpayer money goes to shelters. The few that are available are funded by non-governmental organizations" (para 28).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"With rare exceptions, police bring charges against an abuser only when it’s too late — that is, when the victim has been murdered or crippled" (para 8). "If a man who batters a woman is not her partner, however, if he’s an acquaintance or stranger, say, police are likely to bring an assault case against him even if the injuries are mild. If the attacker is a partner, though, police consider the assault a family matter, and lean on the partners to work things out" (para 10-11). "It’s hard for police to get their heads around the idea of domestic abuse when Armenian society has long had the axiom that:...more
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Women’s-rights groups have been campaigning for a decade for a domestic-violence law in Armenia" (para 1). "The EU is making an 11-million-euro grant that it calls the Human Rights Budget Support Program contingent on Armenia adopting a domestic-violence law. The financing covers the years 2016 to 2018. The European incentive comes on top of the United Nations prodding Armenia a year ago about its lack of a domestic-abuse law. The criticism came in the UN’s Second Universal Periodic Review of Armenia." (para 5-6). "The domestic-abuse legislation that women’s-rights groups have been pushing would almost certainly prevent some battered-women deaths and maimings" (para 19).
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Women’s-rights groups have been campaigning for a decade for a domestic-violence law in Armenia. So far all their efforts have failed. Depending on the session of parliament, lawmakers have either refused to take up the legislation or voted it down. This year, Armenia may finally see a law that protects women from partner violence" (para 1-3). "The EU is making an 11-million-euro grant that it calls the Human Rights Budget Support Program contingent on Armenia adopting a domestic-violence law. The financing covers the years 2016 to 2018. The European incentive comes on top of the United Nations prodding Armenia a year ago about its lack of a domestic-abuse law. The...more
Jan. 7, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"Current Armenian law allows police to file charges against anyone who commits an assault, whether the injuries are mild, medium or severe" (para 9).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.7 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.25 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 1.03 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Croatia, Djibouti, Fiji, Ghana, Iceland, Italy, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Paraguay, Qatar, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 12.6 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Armenia, Chile
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 13.6 per 1000 people.