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Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
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 2010 was 0.66 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 10 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 1,514,825 in that year.
Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Bulgaria removed all restrictions on women’s employment. It is also gradually increasing and equalizing the ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits" (p. 37).
Feb. 8, 2019, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"Bulgaria removed all restrictions on women’s employment. It is also gradually increasing and equalizing the ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits" (p. 37).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"19.2% of seats in the lower/single house of Bulgaria (46 out of 240 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"52.9% of ministerial positions in Bulgaria (9 out of 17 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"36.4% of managerial positions in Bulgaria are held by women" (para 3).
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"36.4% of managerial positions in Bulgaria are held by women" (para 3).
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2004 was 101. 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 4.75 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: Brunei, Bulgaria
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 0.64 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2013 for women ages 15-54 in Bulgaria was 3.10 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: Bulgaria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Bulgaria in 2015 was 4.39 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 14, 2019, 6:36 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"In April 2016, Bulgaria signed the Istanbul Convention but has not yet ratified it"
Jan. 14, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Police and social workers referred victims of domestic violence to NGO-run shelters, but NGOs complained that local authorities rarely provided financial assistance for their operating costs. The government provided standard annual funding for crisis centers at a level of 8,251 levs ($4,600) per client and for social support centers at 2,865 levs ($1,600) per client. Women’s rights organizations continued to insist the government lacked strong gender equality and domestic violence policies, despite having an annual action plan in both areas"
Jan. 14, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"According to the Center for the Study of Democracy, 70 to 80 percent of domestic violence cases remain unreported. According to an April report by the Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation, the rate was as high as 90 percent among Romani women due to fear and lack of family and institutional support"
Jan. 14, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The law defines domestic violence as any act, or attempted act, of sexual violence or physical, psychological, emotional, or economic pressure against members of one’s family or between cohabiting persons. It empowers courts to impose fines, issue restraining or eviction orders, or require special counseling. Noncompliance with a restraining order may result in imprisonment for up to three years or a fine of 5,000 levs ($2,800). According to a September survey jointly conducted by three NGOs (the Partners Bulgaria Foundation, the Center for the Study of Democracy, and Human Rights Academy), 40 percent of police officers, and 30 percent of social workers believed that the rate of domestic violence had...more
Jan. 14, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"According to the Alliance for Protection against Gender-based Violence, the law does not criminalize all forms of violence against women and the government does not implement consistent policies with adequate funding for prevention and protection of women against violence. Data from the National Statistics Institute showed that statutory rape convictions in 2015 dropped by 31 percent compared to 2014 and by 80 percent compared to 2011. On March 13, the fourth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event took place in Sofia to raise awareness about domestic violence, sexual assault, and sexism"
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Slovakia
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 0.22 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Iceland
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 0.60 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: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
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: Bulgaria, Italy
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 8.5 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
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 9.1 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Fiji, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Moldova, New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, New Zealand, South Korea
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

11.0
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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