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

"Chad adopted a new criminal code that aggravates penalties for domestic violence and criminalizes sexual harassment in employment" (p. 37).
Feb. 8, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"Chad adopted a new criminal code that aggravates penalties for domestic violence and criminalizes sexual harassment in employment" (p. 37).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"12.8% of seats in the lower/single house of Chad (24 out of 188 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"14.3% of ministerial positions in Chad (4 out of 28 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: Chad, Ghana
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 5.88 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Chad in 2015 was 4.58 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Although the law prohibits violence against women, domestic violence was widespread. Police rarely intervened, and women had limited legal recourse, although they could report cases of violence and abuse to local human rights organizations. The government did not provide psychosocial services for victims; family or traditional authorities often did"
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The law does not specifically address spousal rape. Police often detained alleged perpetrators, but rape cases usually were not tried. Authorities fined and released most suspects"
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"'Recently a man who wanted to attack his wife told her he could kill her because either way he would get away with it,' Larlem said. 'He pointed to a case in which a man killed his wife without the slightest repercussion,' she told IRIN. Women often fail to file a complaint because they are terrified of retaliation. Djiraibe pointed out that even were a woman to pursue a case, she would have nowhere to go to be safe from her attacker, as no facilities are available for victims of violence, particularly domestic violence. 'There is opposition to [creating facilities of this kind] on the grounds that it encourages women...more
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The women of Guelendeng recognise there is a lack of support for victims of abuse. "We don’t know the basic legal documentation to defend the rights of women," monitoring committee president Klah said. Chad has laws on the books, including on reproductive health, but the implementing decrees were never published, rights activists say. A Family Code bill, drawn up several years ago still has not gone through Parliament. Human rights activists say the delay is due to conservatives who think the law gives women too much power. In the meantime magistrates are attempting to use existing documentation from the Penal Code, such as sections relating to ‘bodily harm’, Lydie Asngar...more
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Cultural beliefs constitute one of the greatest obstacles to fighting the violence, the women said. "Women are at the bottom of the [social] ladder and are seen as property", said Delphine Kemneloum Djiraibe, national coordinator of the Monitoring Committee to Call for Peace and National Reconciliation in Chad. "People can do whatever they want to a woman'"
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 4.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.44 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 3.62 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Central African Rep, Chad
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

17.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Suriname, Togo, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

4.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Burundi, Chad, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Uganda, Zambia
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

4.0
Nov. 2, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"Polygamy was not officially recognized by the State, the second spouse would have no legal status" (para 92)
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 43.0 per 1000 population.
Oct. 25, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

According to Table 19.3 on page 355 reflecting the results of a survey originally conducted in French of women ages 15-49, 6.3 percent of women experienced sexual violence in 2014. This translates to a rate of 1,391.57 per 100,000 (TPJ – CODER COMMENT).
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: Chad
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

856.0
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: Chad
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 17.5 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 179.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 127.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 35.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chad, Nepal
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8.8 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 20 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).