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Latest items for Burkina Faso

Nov. 9, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"Although the study recognises that the rates of death among children under five have more than halved in LDCs since 1990" (para 5). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"Women in LDCs are also more vulnerable to unemployment than men – 84.1% to 71.4%" (para 9). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"While the prevalence of women using modern contraceptives in LDCs rose from 15% in 1994 to almost 34% in 2015, it lags well behind the global average of 64%" (para 9). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia ...more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"the fertility rate is falling – from 6.2 children in 1985-90 to 4.3 in 2010-12 – it says LDCs need to do more to anticipate the approaching phase of accelerated development" (para 5). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, ...more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"As of 2010, more than half of the women in LDCs aged 20-24 were married before they were 18; in some countries, the figure was 70%" (para 8). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER ...more
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"As of 2010, more than half of the women in LDCs aged 20-24 were married before they were 18; in some countries, the figure was 70%" (para 8). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (TPJ - CODER ...more
Oct. 19, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea, Niger, South Sudan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Despite efforts to empower girls and women and toughen penalties, India is among the countries with the highest rates of child marriage, along with Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea, Niger and South Sudan" (para 16).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

12.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

3.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

1.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 31, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape is a crime. Although there were prosecutions during the reporting period; no official statistics were available on the number of rapes during the year. Article 417 of the Penal Code punishes rape with five to 10 years' imprisonment. Human rights associations reported that rape occurs frequently. There is no explicit mention of spousal rape in the law, and there have been no recent court cases" (p 60)
Aug. 31, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2, LRCM-DATA-1

"Rape was a crime, although there were no statistics on rape. There is no explicit discussion of spousal rape in the law, and there have been no recent court cases" (p 75)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

4
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

11.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

0.0