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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 59.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 58.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 26.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Ghana, Israel, Tanzania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.4 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 71 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 623.4 years, with the average life expectancy being 62.5 years for men and 64.4 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 71 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 71 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 61.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 28.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 319 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 62.4 years, with the average life expectancy being 61.0 years for men and 63.9 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
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 44.6 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Ghana, Haiti
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.3 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 6.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Ghana, Peru, Somalia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 65 based on data from 2005-2014.
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Ghana launched their national action plan in 2012 and it expired in 2014 (MB-Coder Comment).
March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2014 DHS survey of Ghana, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 83.7%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 13.2%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 2.4%. The percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 7.8%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 6.8%. According to a 2008 DHS survey, the...more
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: LO-DATA-3

According to Figure 8, in 2011, in Ghana, 64% of agricultural land was owned by the individual male, 29% by the individual female, 3% by the principal couple, 0% by all household members, and 4% by another regime (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 8, in 2011, in Ghana, 64% of agricultural land was owned by the individual male, 29% by the individual female, 3% by the principal couple, 0% by all household members, and 4% by another regime (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Figure 5, about 53% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 14% by the industry sector, and about 33% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 5, about 53% of economically active women are employed by the agriculture sector, about 14% by the industry sector, and about 33% by the services sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 5, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Countries: Ethiopia, Ghana
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"More recently, 16 researchers from the World Bank and IFPRI identified large gender inequalities in access to extension services in surveys made in Ghana, Ethiopia, and the Indian state of Karnataka (World Bank and IFPRI 2010)"(29)
Dec. 5, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, India
Variables: LO-DATA-1

"More recently, 16 researchers from the World Bank and IFPRI identified large gender inequalities in access to extension services in surveys made in Ghana, Ethiopia, and the Indian state of Karnataka (World Bank and IFPRI 2010)"(29)
Dec. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"Due to the increased violence, high-ranking chiefs in northern Ghana have drawn up a legal document to protect those accused of witchcraft" (para 9).
Dec. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"An anti-witchcraft coalition has also been formed to facilitate a possible disbandment of witch camps, as well as to ensure the successful reintegration of alleged witches back into their various communities" (para 10). "In 2014 the government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and its partners, started a move to close down all witch camps in the country. However, only one out of six camps has been officially closed so far because the reintegration committee is experiencing difficulties in convincing citizens to accept the women back into their communities" (para 11).
Dec. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: ADDL-DATA-1

"Many elderly women in northern Ghana have fled their homes to live in so-called witch camps. They have been accused of witchcraft and fear being killed" (para 1). "For the past three months, assaults on people accused of witchcraft have increased. Many of them have been physically harmed. This has forced some to seek refugee at a local chief's residence while others fled to the so-called witch camps where they felt safe" (para 3).
Dec. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"In 2014 the government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and its partners, started a move to close down all witch camps in the country. However, only one out of six camps has been officially closed so far because the reintegration committee is experiencing difficulties in convincing citizens to accept the women back into their communities" (para 11).
Dec. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

"Many elderly women in northern Ghana have fled their homes to live in so-called witch camps. They have been accused of witchcraft and fear being killed. As Maxwell Suuk reports from Tamale, attacks are increasing" (para 1). "For the past three months, assaults on people accused of witchcraft have increased. Many of them have been physically harmed. This has forced some to seek refugee at a local chief's residence while others fled to the so-called witch camps where they felt safe" (para 3)."Local resident Mohammed Abankwa told DW that accusations of witchcraft had become rampant. Beatings and threats of being lynched had also increased" (para 4).
Dec. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"Many elderly women in northern Ghana have fled their homes to live in so-called witch camps. They have been accused of witchcraft and fear being killed. As Maxwell Suuk reports from Tamale, attacks are increasing" (para 1). "For the past three months, assaults on people accused of witchcraft have increased. Many of them have been physically harmed. This has forced some to seek refugee at a local chief's residence while others fled to the so-called witch camps where they felt safe" (para 3).
Dec. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"In 2014 the government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and its partners, started a move to close down all witch camps in the country" (para 11).