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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.3 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.0 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Iceland
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 0.60 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Croatia, Djibouti, Fiji, Ghana, Iceland, Italy, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Paraguay, Qatar, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

9.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Fiji, Guyana, Iceland, Mauritania, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

3.0
Nov. 30, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Countries: Iceland, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to Box 1, in 2016 the total female homicide rate was 0.6 per 100,000 female population.
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 13.6 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: China, Iceland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 12.1 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

0.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Finland, Greece, Iceland, Poland
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

3.0
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: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

0.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Greece, Iceland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 8.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 2.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 1.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Iceland, Portugal
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14.0 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 54.03. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Austria, Canada, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 82.4 years, with the average life expectancy being 80.9 years for men and 83.9 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 2.0 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 0.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Finland, Greece, Iceland, Poland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 3 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 82.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 81.2 years for men and 84.1 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Iceland, Tanzania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 15.1 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.1 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Iceland, Kuwait
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 7.1 based on data from 2005-2014.
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"That rural women have limited access to social and protection services and shelter, including those relating to domestic violence, owing to the poor road infrastructure, which is compounded by weather-related problems in the winter" (11).
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"The Committee commends the State party on the high percentage of women in Parliament (43 per cent)…" (7).
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned that the roles and division of work in the family are still determined by traditional practices, especially in rural areas, whereby women are considered the prime caregivers. The Committee is also concerned that some media contribute to the traditional division of roles in the family between men and wome" 11)
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee welcomes the fact that, in the period since the consideration of the previous report, the State party has ratified or acceded to the following international instruments: (a) Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, in 2014" (2).
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee welcomes the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Social Affairs and Housing and the Women’s Refuge in December 2014, providing for emergency shelter, and the recruitment of two psychologists providing assistance to women who are victims of violence. The Committee emphasizes the need for shelters in addition to the system put in place through the Exclusion Orders and Ejections Act (No. 85/2011)" (5).
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ASR-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the fact that equality has been one of the pillars of the 2011 national curricula and that the State party intends to prepare an action plan on ways of reducing gender-stereotyped educational and vocational choices. The Committee also notes the establishment of feminist clubs and initiatives by individual teachers to offer gender courses at the secondary level of education. The Committee nevertheless remains concerned about the continued prevalence of stereotypical educational choices by women and girls, as well as by men and boys, resulting in the underrepresentation of women and girls in fields of study that are traditionally dominated by men. It is also concerned about the...more