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Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database and US Census Bureau international statistics (https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php), the femicide rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 3.95 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 10 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 2,453,900 in that year.
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"48.9% of seats in the lower/single house of Cuba (299 out of 612 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"25.9% of ministerial positions in Cuba (7 out of 27 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2005 was 184. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of 5.52 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, Yemen
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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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

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 3.70 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2014 for women ages 15-54 in Cuba was 4.25 per 100,000. This rate was calculated by adding the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 and dividing by the total female population for that age group (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Cuba in 2015 was 5.67 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 14, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned at the persistence of violence against women, including domestic violence, in the State party, which remains underreported owing to the prevalence of discriminatory social and cultural norms and the denial by the State party of the existence of different types of violence. The Committee is also concerned at the absence of specific legislation on violence against women criminalizing all its forms, as well as of an effective complaint mechanism. It is also concerned that the existing legislation does not contain a specific definition of domestic violence as a criminal offence which covers both psychological and physical violence. The Committee is further concerned at the lack of...more
Jan. 14, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee remains concerned about the lack of effective access to justice for women and about the multiple factors that prevent them from effectively accessing justice, such as a general lack of awareness of the Convention and the Committee’s general recommendations on the part of the judiciary and enforcement officers, the absence of free legal aid provided by the State and the stigmatization of women who bring their cases to court"
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 2.2 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 1.45 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 2.11 per 100,000 population.
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

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Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 10.6 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
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 10.4 per 1000 people.
Oct. 25, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Cuba, Guyana, Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Apart from Uruguay, only Cuba and Guyana in the region allow elective abortions. In Argentina a bill to allow abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy was voted down in August" (para 4).
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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

39.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 50.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 5.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.9 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).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 79.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 76.8 years for men and 81.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Cuba, Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Save for in Cuba, Mexico City, and Uruguay, it remains a crime in Latin America in most circumstances for a woman to terminate a pregnancy" (para. 3)