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Latest items for Congo

Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Congo
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 38.5 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 147.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 54.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 20.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Congo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.9 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Congo, Rwanda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 91 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 64.3 years, with the average life expectancy being 63.0 years for men and 65.6 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Congo, Panama, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Congo, South Africa, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 45.0 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 18.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 442 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 64.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 63.2 years for men and 66.3 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Congo
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 38.5 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.6 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Congo, Liberia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 147 based on data from 2005-2014.
March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2011-12 DHS survey of Congo, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 85.8%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 10.3%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 1%. The percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 7.7%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 6%. According to a 2009 AIS survey, the...more
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Countries: Congo, Indonesia, Vietnam
Variables: LO-DATA-3

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 8% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Countries: Congo, Indonesia, Vietnam
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 8% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Benin, Bhutan, Burundi, Chile, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Malta, Nicaragua, Panama, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 18 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

11.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 31, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal; however, the government did not effectively enforce the law" (p 80)
Aug. 31, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal; however, the government did not effectively enforce the law. The law prescribes five to 10 years in prison for violators. However, according to local women's groups, the penalties for rape could be as little as several months and rarely more than three years' imprisonment, despite what the law says" (p 84)
Aug. 30, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LO-LAW-1

“There is no legal discrimination against women in regard to access to property other than land...They have access to land through three main channels: i) matrilineal or patrilineal filiations (most often, the head of the lineage is a man and the filiation patrilineal, but it is possible to choose to allocate the land to a woman.); ii) marriage (at the husband’s request, the head of the lineage may allocate land to the wife); or iii) rent and purchase" (211)
Aug. 29, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

“Congolese women often face practical difficulties in regard to access to bank loans. The banking sector has a rather rigid approach to giving loans to women, in part due to their lack of training in management and bookkeeping" (211)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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

3.0