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

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database and UNdata statistics (http://data.un.org/), the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 12.87 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 11 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 85,504 in that year.
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"13.2% of seats in the lower/single house of the Bahamas (5 out of 38 total seats) are held by women. 25.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of the Bahamas (4 out of 16 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"23.5% of ministerial positions in the Bahamas (4 out of 17 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Bahrain, Belize, Brunei, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Greece, Guatemala, Italy, Kuwait, Malta, Mexico, Peru, Tajikistan, Venezuela
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2000 was 1. 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 1.14 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

2.0
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 11.24 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in the Bahamas in 2015 was 0.43 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 14, 2019, 11:33 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"I would recommend that the authorities adopt a comprehensive law on gender based violence against women and domestic violence that could cover all victims of violence as already proposed by the National Task Force for Gender-Based Violence in 'The National Strategic Plan to Address Gender-Based Violence', unveiled in 2015. This Plan has to be fully implemented"
Jan. 14, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The issue of insufficient shelters and/or inadequate services for women victims of violence, especially domestic violence was highlighted as a serious concern in The Bahamas. This limited number of shelters for victims of domestic violence was said to be due largely to resource constraints; however, some interlocutors mentioned the issue of the small size of some communities and the challenge of maintaining confidentiality of and safety for victims. The archipelagic structure of the Bahamas reinforces the changes of reproduces services in all communities, including Family Island settlements some of which have only a few hundred inhabitants"
Jan. 14, 2019, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Rape is illegal, but the law does not protect against spousal rape, except if the couple is separated, in the process of divorce, or if there is a restraining order in place. The maximum penalty for an initial rape conviction is seven years; the maximum for subsequent rape convictions is life imprisonment. In practice, however, the maximum sentence was 14 years’ imprisonment....The law recognizes domestic violence as a crime separate from assault and battery, and the government generally enforced the law, although women’s rights groups cited some reluctance on the part of law enforcement authorities to intervene in domestic disputes. The Bahamas Crisis Center (BCC) worked with police by providing...more
Jan. 4, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"Bahamas –Women now have equal inheritance rights to men" (para 7).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the tota femicide rate as of 2015 was 7.4 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 5.05 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2012 was 5.26 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Norway, Panama, Poland, Romania, Serbia, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, East Timor, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

2.0
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: Bahamas
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 15.1 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

80.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Morocco
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 32.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 10.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 5.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 1.7 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 75.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 72.6 years for men and 78.6 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Uruguay
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).