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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 5.9 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 4.16 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2012 was 1.53 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

13.0
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

1.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Congo, D R Congo, East Timor, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 2, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"Dans le foyer polygamique, les problèmes peuvent se multiplier par le nombre de femmes. En cas de controverses autour de la succession, les veuves se livrent des batailles, généralement par le biais de leurs enfants" (para 8). Rough translation: If there are multipe spouses, inheritance is not easy, the problems may be multiplied with the number of wives. In case of conflict about succession, the wives fight with each other normally usingtheir children (LAR - CODER COMMENT)
Nov. 2, 2018, 10 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"The Civil Code takes neither the nature nor the origin of property into consideration to regulate succession. Children or their descendants succeed to the estate of their father and mother, grandfathers, grandmothers or other ascendants without regard to gender, primogeniture or whether they are the product of different marriages. Sons and daughters of the deceased succeed to the estate in equal shares and by heads. They inherit per stirpes if they are in whole or in part descendants of a pre-deceased child (art. 745 of the Civil Code)"(37). "There is no domestic legislation that organizes marital laws, including in the context of property management. Polygamy is provided for as a...more
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 35.0 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

4.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

596.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, India, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Suriname, Togo, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 40.1 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 119.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 79.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 23.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Cameroon, Nicaragua, Norway
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.2 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 65 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 58.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 56.7 years for men and 59.4 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The rape rater per 100,000 in 2015 was 1.94. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon, Mauritania
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 65 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon, Mauritania
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 65 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 87.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 25.7 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 596 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 57.3 years, with the average life expectancy being 55.9 years for men and 58.6 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 40.2 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon, Greece, Honduras
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia, Cameroon, Netherlands
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 11.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 119 based on data from 2005-2014.
March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2011 DHS survey of Cameroon, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 68.9%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 18.7%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 6.7%. The percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 15.6%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 12.7%. According to a 2004 DHS survey, the...more
Dec. 5, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Countries: Brazil, Cameroon, Madagascar, Mexico, South Africa
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"Since much waged employment is in the informal sector, national labor legislation is unable to ensure the right to a minimum wage or protect women from discrimination. In addition, labor legislation frequently treats the agriculture sector differently from other sectors with regard to issues such as working time, overtime pay, and leave time (ILO 2008, para. 295). The ILO [International Labour Organization] Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations has repeatedly denounced this (FAO, IFAD, and ILO 2010, p. 14). National labor inspectorates are often severely understaffed and lack the capacity to monitor the agriculture sector. This is due, in part, to the cost of dealing with...more