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Latest items for Guinea

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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 146.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 89.0 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 25.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Guinea
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 6.3 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 72 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 59.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 59.4 years for men and 60.2 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

The table titled "Countries with highest prevlanece of FGM, 2004-2015" shows 97% of women between the ages of 15-49 years in Guinea have undergone female genital mutilation (1).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Togo, Yemen
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 45 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Guinea, Togo
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 45 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 93.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 31.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 679 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 59.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 58.2 years for men and 59.8 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: 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 15.7 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Armenia, Guinea
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.3 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica, Guinea
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.7 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 146 based on data from 2005-2014.
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Guinea launched their national action plan in 2009 and it expired in 2013 (MB-Coder Comment).
March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2012 DHS survey of Guinea, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 52.1%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 35.3%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 12.5%. The percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 30.5%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 25.2%. According to a 2005 DHS survey, the...more
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: CUST-LAW-1

"It notes that, according to information given by the State party, the draft Civil Code is compatible with the Convention and will replace all existing discriminatory provisions, such as the provisions about the age of marriage being lower for girls than for boys and about men being the head of the family, thereby having many rights that women do not have, in particular with regard to the custody of minor children" (15).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"The Committee remains concerned, however, at...The absence in the State party of a comprehensive law on violence against women and its failure to criminalize marital rape" (8).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee, while welcoming the creation of the National Committee for the Fight against Human Trafficking, which includes civil society representatives, notes with concern that the National Committee does not meet frequently and does not have the necessary human and financial resources. The Committee welcomes the efforts of the State party in the area of international cooperation against trafficking. The Committee is, however, concerned at the lack of resources for the implementation of the national action plan against human trafficking and the absence of a system to collect disaggregated data on trafficking in women and girls to, from and within the State party, as well as to identify women at...more
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is also concerned that women in detention have limited access to effective remedies, including limited access to mechanisms for lodging complaints about their conditions of detention" (5).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: ISTD-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption of the following...(d) National strategic framework to combat HIV/AIDS for 2008-2017, including effective means of addressing the concerns of women and girls" (2).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"The Committee is concerned, however, about...Women’s limited access to basic health-care services, in particular in rural areas" (13-14). "The Committee is concerned about shortcomings of programmes such as the Country Strategic Opportunities Programme for 2009-2014 and the national agricultural support programme, the extreme poverty and illiteracy among women in rural areas, and the limited access of rural women to land ownership, safe drinking water, health care and legal aid" (14).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"The Committee is nonetheless concerned about the delay in finalizing the reform of the Civil Code and about the introduction of a new discriminatory provision relating to polygamy" (4). "The Committee is concerned, however, about the insertion in the draft Civil Code of a provision allowing polygamy" (15).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes the progress that the State party has made to improve the health of women, especially in the area of reproductive health, including the adoption of the national road map for the accelerating the reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality for 2012-2015, the campaign on accelerated reduction of maternal mortality in Africa and the initiative for the provision of free obstetric care and the creation of midwife networks. The Committee is concerned, however, about: (a) The persisting high maternal mortality rate linked to inadequate prenatal care and the limited number of assisted childbirths, as well as the high number of early pregnancies" (13-14).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"It notes that, according to information given by the State party, the draft Civil Code is compatible with the Convention and will replace all existing discriminatory provisions, such as the provisions about the age of marriage being lower for girls than for boys" (15).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned, however, about: (a) The persisting high maternal mortality rate linked to inadequate prenatal care and the limited number of assisted childbirths, as well as the high number of early pregnancies" (13-14). "The Committee is concerned, however, about...The discontinuation of vocational training for midwives" (13-14).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned, however, about...(b) The continued low enrolment rate of girls, at all levels of education, owing to stereotypes and cultural barriers regarding access by women and girls to education; (c) The high dropout rate among girls, owing, inter alia, to child marriage and early pregnancy, and the lack of measures to support and encourage pregnant girls to stay in school" (11). "The Committee is concerned, however, about...The lack of security for girls in schools and, in particular, the risk of sexual harassment and abuse by teachers" (11).
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"It is, however, concerned at the persistence of deeply rooted gender stereotypes, in addition to practices that are harmful to women, such as female genital mutilation, forced marriages, child marriages, polygamy" (7).