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Latest items for Germany

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 7.8 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Germany, Greece
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 3.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Germany, Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.6 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Barbados, Brazil, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 8.7. This rate reflects the number of police-recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 81.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 78.7 years for men and 83.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"A law banning face coverings while driving took effect in Germany last year, coming on the heels of legislation prohibiting anyone in the civil service, military or working for an election from covering their faces. Bavaria took the measure one step further, barring teachers and university professors from covering their faces" (para 27-28).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Estonia, Fiji, Germany, Hungary, Jamaica, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Fiji, Germany, Hungary, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 3.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, United Arab Emirates
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 6 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 81.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 78.7 years for men and 83.4 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Chile, Germany
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 7.8 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"A 15-year-old Syrian schoolgirl has been given permission by the German authorities to marry the father of her baby in the latest example of migrant child brides. The authorities in Dusseldorf have decided it is acceptable for the girl to begin 'married life' with her 19-year-old boyfriend. It is the latest example of the German authorities bending national rules to mollify some migrant cultures which condone child brides" (para 1-3). "Child protection services have reportedly supervised 12 under-age marriages in Dusseldorf over the last ten years. In one case the girl was only 14" (para 5).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The social worker said the authorities would have intervened immediately if they believed the marriage had been forced upon the girl, adding the youth protection workers intervene also immediately if the child is under 14" (8). "Girls in Germany are allowed by law to marry when they reach the age of 16" (para 10).
June 26, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

In 2011, 34% of 1,333 GMAT test takers in Germany were female (8).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Germany launched their national action plan in 2013 and it expired in 2016 (MB-Coder Comment).
March 7, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2, ERBG-DATA-3

"In Germany, 75 percent of women with two children work" (para 9).
Jan. 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"'We are crawling slowly toward the target," says Elke Holst, a research director and senior economist at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) who has studied gender equality for years. 'The reason companies have been progressing so slowly is surely because their upper echelons are occupied by men with other perceptions of the world,' she says. 'Most of them have wives that take care of things at home. Women work for them in the office as well, as secretaries or consultants, but they're rarely at the same level, as a counterpart or equal'" (para 12).
Jan. 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"...the ratio of female to male board members at the 102 companies that are either listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange or that have employee participation in decision-making still stands at 23.1 percent. For all the talk of inclusion in the last year, that number has risen by only 1.8 percent" (para 6). "Corporate law in Germany stipulates that all public companies must have a management and a supervisory board. Half of the supervisory board members are chosen by employees. The other half are selected by shareholders. At 12.8 percent, the share of women on the employee-elected side of supervisory boards is slightly higher than on the shareholder-elected side, where...more
Jan. 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"The proportion of women on management boards of these corporations is, at a paltry 5.5 percent, even more depressing. That represents an increase of a mere 0.6 percent since the beginning of 2015. On the positive side, though, there are only two companies left that don't have any women on either their supervisory or management boards" (para 8). "There is hardly a law German companies have prepared for less than the gender quota. According to the FidAR study, only 59 of the 102 surveyed firms have set binding targets for the number of women in board and management roles, although the law requires all of them to do so. Of...more
Jan. 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

"'We are crawling slowly toward the target,' says Elke Holst, a research director and senior economist at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) who has studied gender equality for years. 'The reason companies have been progressing so slowly is surely because their upper echelons are occupied by men with other perceptions of the world,' she says. 'Most of them have wives that take care of things at home. Women work for them in the office as well, as secretaries or consultants, but they're rarely at the same level, as a counterpart or equal'" (para 12). "'Young fathers today want to watch their children grow up much more closely than...more
Jan. 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: EMCMS-LAW-1

"In May last year, the so-called 'Law on Equal Participation of Women and Men in Leadership Positions in the Private and Public Sector' came into effect. It was meant to ensure that at least 30 percent of all supervisory board positions in Germany's largest companies are held by women. Since Jan. 1 of this year, these firms must fill vacant board positions with women until that 30 percent threshold is reached. Furthermore, around 3,500 other public companies are also required to present a strategy for getting more women into top jobs" (para 5).
Jan. 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"Above all, however, women and men are equal under the constitution" (para 26).
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 1% of economically active women are employed by the agricultural sector, about 17% by the industry sector, and about 82% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 5, about 1% of economically active women are employed by the agricultural sector, about 17% by the industry sector, and about 82% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 2, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Germany's interior minister has proposed a partial ban of the burqa, the full-face veil worn by some Muslim women, as a nationwide debate rages over integration" (para 1)."The minister said the ban would apply to "places where it is necessary for our society's coexistence", including government offices, schools and universities, courtrooms, demonstrations and while driving vehicles" (para 3).
Dec. 2, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CWC-DATA-3, CWC-DATA-4

"The proposed [burqa] ban comes as German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government attempts to address public fears surrounding last year's record influx of nearly 1.1 million migrants and refugees, most from predominantly Muslim countries" (para 6).