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Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"17.5% of seats in the lower/single house of Jamaica (11 out of 63 total seats) are held by women. 23.8% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Jamaica (5 out of 21 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"16.7% of ministerial positions in Jamaica (3 out of 18 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"59.3% of managerial positions in Jamaica are held by women" (para 3).
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"59.3% of managerial positions in Jamaica are held by women" (para 3).
Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Bahrain, Egypt, Georgia, Jamaica, Oman, Qatar, South Africa, United Kingdom
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 23.44 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2011 for women ages 15-54 in Jamaica was .25 per 100,000. This rate was calculated by adding the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 and dividing by the total female population for that age group (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Jamaica in 2015 was 0.3 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 16.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 11.27 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 9.33 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bolivia, Chile, East Timor, Ecuador, Jamaica, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Maldives, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Suriname
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, East Timor, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 30, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to Box 1, in 2016 the total female homicide rate was 9.3 per 100,000 female population.
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"At least 78 American tourists were raped in Jamaica over a six-year period, an alarming 2011-17 report by the US State Department has revealed. Just last year, 12 of the sex assaults were reported in the Caribbean country, half of which occurred inside gated resorts, according to the US Embassy" (para 1, 2). "In January, the State Department said in a travel warning: 'Exercise increased caution in Jamaica... sexual assaults occur frequently, even at all-inclusive resorts. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents'" (para 19, 20).
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"In late September, Scott Dowe, 24, who was newly working at the Hotel Riu Reggae in Montego Bay, was arrested for allegedly raping two Michigan women during their stay at the resort" (para 4). " "The hotel released a statement to the Free Press that said: 'On September 27th, there was a very unfortunate incident in the RIU Reggae Hotel in which a man, who was a trainee at the entertainment department of the hotel, attacked two of our guests. The aggressor, who had been in training for only three days, managed to escape at first, but thanks to the work of the police with the full collaboration of the...more
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

"In January, the State Department said in a travel warning: 'Exercise increased caution in Jamaica... sexual assaults occur frequently, even at all-inclusive resorts. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents'" (para 19, 20). "Jamaica was ranked the third most dangerous place for female travelers in 2017" (para 21).
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 16.5 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica, Russia
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 13.2 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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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

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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 45.7 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 15.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 10.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 9, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 21.34. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.2 per 100,000 (data from 2016).