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Latest items for D R Congo

Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"8.9% of seats in the lower/single house of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (44 out of 492 total seats) are held by women. 4.6% of seats in the upper house/Senate of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (5 out of 108 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"11.6% of ministerial positions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (5 out of 43 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: D R Congo
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 8.61 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in the D R Congo in 2015 was 6.02 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
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 3.57 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 5.14 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo, Mali
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

16.0
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: 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
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo, Togo
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 32.8 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: D R Congo
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

693.0
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. 11, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Some 14 percent of the parliament in DRC is comprised of women" (para 5).
Oct. 11, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: LBHO-LAW-1

"Joseph Kabila, president of DRC, signed a law in December that places certain restrictions on political candidates running for national office. One of these includes a provision that requires a deposit of $1,000 before a candidate can run. These requirements indirectly exclude many women from entering the political arena...'This is a fortune for women. Women in the DRC, on average, are making less than $1 per day and are struck by poverty at a much higher rate than men,' said Bihamba. 'This fee basically excludes women from the very start'" (para 2-4). "The electoral law that was passed in December also requires a candidate, in order to be elected to...more
Oct. 11, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"Women civil society leaders from 11 of the 26 provinces in DRC galvanized last year to form the Congolese Women’s Forum on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, with a primary aim at increasing female political participation in DRC" (para 6). Other efforts by civil society organizations to enhance women’s participation in politics include educating women on their political rights, helping to fundraise for women who want to run, training women on how to navigate the political process in DRC, and working with the government to create a more conducive environment for female candidates" (para 11).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: D R 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 15.6 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 138.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 94.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 28.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.7 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso, D R Congo, Suriname
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 80 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 60.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 58.9 years for men and 62.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 80 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo, Zimbabwe
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 80 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 98.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 30.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 693 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 59.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 58.3 years for men and 61.5 years for women.