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Latest items for Cameroon

Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Cameroon adopted a new criminal code that covers sexual harassment in employment and education, and established criminal penalties for sexual harassment" (p. 37).
Feb. 8, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"Cameroon adopted a new criminal code that covers sexual harassment in employment and education, and established criminal penalties for sexual harassment" (p. 37).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"31.1% of seats in the lower/single house of Cameroon (56 out of 180 total seats) are held by women. 20.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Cameroon (20 out of 100 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"17.1% of ministerial positions in Cameroon (7 out of 41 total positions) are held by women"
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

2.0
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: Cameroon
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 9.33 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Cameroon in 2015 was 5.67 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and the Family reportedly trained 150 police officers on how to address violence against women. During the year the Littoral branch of the NCHRF, in collaboration with Douala-based LFM Radio, implemented a program against gender-based violence. The interactive program broadcast every Saturday offered women the opportunity to share their concerns with, and seek advice from, a lawyer"
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The law criminalizes rape and provides penalties of between five and 10 years’ imprisonment for convicted rapists. Police and courts, however, rarely investigated or prosecuted rape cases, especially since victims often did not report their cases. The law does not address spousal rape"
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 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).