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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 4.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.49 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 1.79 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Laos, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

12.0
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: Comoros, Cote D'Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Iraq, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Palestine, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Yemen
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

2.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 28.6 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"'If you go into communities they tell you that the law went with the former president, said Lisa Camara of the Gambian rights group Safe Hands for Girls. The same is true of Jammeh's 2016 law against child marriage. 'It's taken us back to square one,' she said" (para 13-14).
Oct. 29, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

"In fact, the law against FGM is still in effect and there are no plans to remove it, information minister Demba Jawo told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone" (para 10). "The penalty for engaging in FGM is set as 50,000 Gambian dalasi ($1,050) or 3 years in prison or both, according to the government, but there have been no prosecutions to date" (para 21).
Oct. 29, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

"Wearing a long black veil with her newly circumcised daughter on her lap, Aminata Njie vehemently gives her justification for having the two-year-old cut. 'Female circumcision is our religion and tradition,' says the tall, frail mother of five from her one-bedroom home. 'If Gambia is a democracy now, why should anyone stop us from practicing our religion and tradition?'" (para 1-3). "Three weeks ago, Njie, whose named has been changed to protect her from prosecution, travelled across the river to her husband's village to have her youngest daughter circumcised" (para 5). "Jammeh instated steep fines and jail sentences for those taking part in the ancient ritual, which many Gambians believe...more
Oct. 29, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2, AOM-DATA-2

"No data has been collected on FGM or child marriage since they were outlawed, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said, so there is no evidence to prove the laws were respected under Jammeh or that they are now being widely broken. Before the bans, about 75 percent of girls in Gambia were cut and 30 percent married before the age of 18, UNICEF says" (para 15-16).
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: Gambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

706.0
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: Bhutan, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
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 23.9 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Gambia, Nepal
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 88.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 65.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 27.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Gambia, Mexico
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.1 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 57 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 61.9 years, with the average life expectancy being 60.6 years for men and 63.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

The table titled "Countries with highest prevlanece of FGM, 2004-2015" shows 75% of women between the ages of 15-49 years in Gambia have undergone female genital mutilation (1).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Gambia, Uganda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 57 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Gambia, Mali
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 57 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 68.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 29.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 706 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 61.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 59.8 years for men and 62.5 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
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 23.9 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Botswana, Gambia, Senegal, Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 6.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 88 based on data from 2005-2014.