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Latest items for Equatorial Guinea

Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
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 20.5 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Equatorial Guinea
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 22.6 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 176 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 4, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

According to table 17.3 on page 258, 8.2 percent of women ages 15-49 experienced sexual violence in 2011. This figure was based on survey data. The report was originally written in Spanish (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"In 2013, 82 percent of the female working-age population was part of the country’s labor force, compared to 94 percent of the male working-age population. Today, women represent only around 45 percent of the total labor force, and their income is lower than men’s" (para 3).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"In 2011, 63 percent of women 15 and older had suffered some form of violence" (para 6).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"In 2011, 63 percent of women 15 and older had suffered some form of violence, with 32 percent being victims of sexual assault" (para 6).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"The cultural acceptance of gender-based violence lowers the number of victim reports and legal prosecutions" (para 6). "Furthermore, in most cases, authorities fail to prosecute the guilty party. According to the U.S. Department of State, police and the judicial system in Equatorial Guinea are more likely to treat domestic violence as a private matter to be resolved in the home" (para 6).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Campaigns and mass demonstrations have also been created in Equatorial Guinea to address gender inequality" (para 8).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"Despite free education, the ratio of school attendees is 92.1 percent for men and 76.4 percent for women" (para 4).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Women’s empowerment in Equatorial Guinea was also threatened in 2016, when the Ministry of Education issued a ministerial order according to which girl pupils must submit a pregnancy test result prior enrollment. Pregnant schoolgirls are not admitted by school authorities, forcing teens to seek abortions in many cases" (para 5).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-2

"Rape is illegal and punishable by 12 to 20 years of imprisonment" (para 6).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"A report published by the U.N. in 2014 showed how vulnerable employment rates continue to be higher for women than for men. In a vulnerable working environment, women might suffer low incomes, fundamental rights violations and inadequate working conditions" (para 2).
Jan. 9, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape is illegal and punishable by 12 to 20 years of imprisonment, but the law does not address spousal rape" (para 6).
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).
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"There were an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 North Korean citizens working as overseas laborers, primarily in Russia and China. The UN Special Rapporteur on the DPRK noted that, while most were sent to Russia and China to work, they were also reportedly found in Algeria, Angola, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Numerous NGOs noted that these citizens were in conditions of forced labor. NGO reports indicated the laborers were managed by the government as a matter of state policy and were under constant and close surveillance by DPRK security agents. Laborers worked between 12 and 16 hours...more
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"There were an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 North Korean citizens working as overseas laborers, primarily in Russia and China. The UN Special Rapporteur on the DPRK noted that, while most were sent to Russia and China to work, they were also reportedly found in Algeria, Angola, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Numerous NGOs noted that these citizens were in conditions of forced labor"(17).This data does not specifically mention women but if trafficking is occuring, women may be especially vulnerable (ENB-Coder Comment)more
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"There were an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 North Korean citizens working as overseas laborers, primarily in Russia and China. The UN Special Rapporteur on the DPRK noted that, while most were sent to Russia and China to work, they were also reportedly found in Algeria, Angola, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Numerous NGOs noted that these citizens were in conditions of forced labor. NGO reports indicated the laborers were managed by the government as a matter of state policy and were under constant and close surveillance by DPRK security agents. Laborers worked between 12 and 16 hours...more
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

12.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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

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

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

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

9.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0