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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.6 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.24 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2014 was 0.51 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

11.0
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. 16, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

Case studies reveal trafficking for forced labor and forced marriage. Kachin women were captured in Burma and in China and trafficked to other provinces of China. When victims were able to call police, they were imprisoned for a few months before being sent to trafficking shelters, government offices, and/or given border passes to return home (page 34-36).
Nov. 16, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-2

Case studies reveal trafficking for forced labor and forced marriage. Kachin women were captured in Burma and in China and trafficked to other provinces of China. When victims were able to call police, they were imprisoned for a few months before being sent to trafficking shelters, government offices, and/or given border passes to return home (page 34-36).
Nov. 16, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

Case studies reveal trafficking for forced labor and forced marriage. Kachin women were captured in Burma and in China and trafficked to other provinces of China. When victims were able to call police, they were imprisoned for a few months before being sent to trafficking shelters, government offices, and/or given border passes to return home (page 34-36).
Nov. 16, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-3

Case studies reveal trafficking for forced labor and forced marriage. Kachin women were captured in Burma and in China and trafficked to other provinces of China. When victims were able to call police, they were imprisoned for a few months before being sent to trafficking shelters, government offices, and/or given border passes to return home (page 34-36).
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

0.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: China, France, Georgia, Sweden
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 12.1 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: China, Iceland
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 12.1 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

1.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Barbados, China
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

27.0
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: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Suriname, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Oct. 17, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"Sixty percent of all women who died by suicide are from India and China. Interestingly, over the last five years, the suicide rate in rural Chinese women has drastically reduced, but in India, the figures haven't gone down" (para 12).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MULV-PRACTICE-1

"'To put it bluntly, the birth of a baby is not only a matter of the family itself, but also a state affair,' the ruling party's newspaper People’s Daily wrote this week, via the The New York Times. But as the Times reported, young Chinese women are making many of the same decisions as their American counterparts. In short, both groups of women are delaying childbirth because of rising education costs and to take time to pursue their careers. This means, despite the change in birth limits, the number of young people in China isn't rising fast enough to support a growing aging population" (para 2-3).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"In March 2016, domestic violence was outlawed in China after decades of organizing by feminist activists" (para 7). "The women's right organization, Equality, found that 149 people were granted access to the 2,000 facilities set up to house such survivors. 'Eligibility requirements are harsh, while regulations at the centers are strict and services are inadequate,' Lu wrote" (para 8).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"In March 2016, domestic violence was outlawed in China after decades of organizing by feminist activists. One, Lu Pin, wrote about her experiences in organizing for domestic violence prevention for Amnesty International. 'So far, the road was built by women, victims and survivors, exchanging their reputations and physical bodies for each new policy and each new legislation in each province,' she wrote. 'Their demand for change, till this day, have yet to garner a satisfactory answer from their government'" (para 7). "As Lu outlined, there hasn't been strong support for domestic violence survivors to leave their abusers. The women's right organization, Equality, found that 149 people were granted access to...more
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-3

"Furthermore, it looks like the possibility of getting a divorce in China is becoming more fraught. According to a report by Business Insider, at least four Chinese provinces are requiring a divorce quiz in an attempt to keep couples together. It's a two-page test with fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and essay sections" (para 6).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-DATA-1

" The Chinese government estimated that 1 in 4 married women experience domestic violence in the country, according to the Washington Post. Sadly, the rates of domestic violence could be even higher" (para 7).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"As Lu outlined, there hasn't been strong support for domestic violence survivors to leave their abusers. The women's right organization, Equality, found that 149 people were granted access to the 2,000 facilities set up to house such survivors. 'Eligibility requirements are harsh, while regulations at the centers are strict and services are inadequate,' Lu wrote" (para 8).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-PRACTICE-1, ISSA-LAW-1

"In June, the Guardian reported that the Jiangxi province ordered that women seeking an abortion after 14 weeks must get 'signed approval from three medical professionals' before they can access the procedure. The newspaper reported that this is to help prevent selective-sex abortions (an illegal procedure), but that women are still concerned. 'What is the purpose and basis of this policy? The reproductive rights of women in this country seem to be a joke, a Weibo user wrote, according to the Guardian" (para 4-5).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-PRACTICE-2

"In June, the Guardian reported that the Jiangxi province ordered that women seeking an abortion after 14 weeks must get 'signed approval from three medical professionals' before they can access the procedure. The newspaper reported that this is to help prevent selective-sex abortions (an illegal procedure), but that women are still concerned" (para 4-5).
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"Nearly three years ago, China ended its one-child policy, increasing the limit to two. Now, they're considering discarding the child-bearing limits all together. The move is causing a lot of debate in the country because these potentially modernizing policies haven't meant the end of controlling women's bodies in China" (para 1). "'To put it bluntly, the birth of a baby is not only a matter of the family itself, but also a state affair,' the ruling party's newspaper People’s Daily wrote this week, via the The New York Times. But as the Times reported, young Chinese women are making many of the same decisions as their American counterparts. In short,...more
Oct. 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1, ABO-LAW-1

"In June, the Guardian reported that the Jiangxi province ordered that women seeking an abortion after 14 weeks must get 'signed approval from three medical professionals' before they can access the procedure" (para 4).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: China, France
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 9.2 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 9.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 5.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: China, Sierra Leone
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.7 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).