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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.9 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.70 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2012 was 0.69 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

10.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

1.0
Nov. 30, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Abortion is legal in the case of an affected fetus in... Kuwait" (13).
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

1.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait, Malaysia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 18.8 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
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 14.9 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: Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Italy, Kuwait, Sweden
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

4.0
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: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Suriname, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Oct. 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Syria
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

“'Other countries in the region that still have provisions that could allow rapists to go free by marrying victims, including Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, and Syria, also should repeal them' (para 3)".
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 6.1 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 8.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 4.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait, Maldives
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.3 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.9 years for men and 76.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
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: Argentina, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 8.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 3.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Italy, Kuwait, Sweden
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 4 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.7 years for men and 76.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait, Oman
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

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

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4 (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.
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: IAW-LAW-2

Sept. 4, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-2

"Female domestic workers were particularly vulnerable to sexual abuse" (33). "Domestic workers were at particular risk of discrimination or abuse due to the isolated home environment in which they worked" (34). "Some domestic workers did not have the ability to remove themselves from an unhealthy or unsafe situation without endangering their employment. There were reports of domestic workers’ committing or attempting to commit suicide due to desperation over abuse, including sexual violence, or poor working conditions. Several embassies with large domestic worker populations in the country have met with varying degrees of success in pressing the government to prosecute serious cases of domestic worker abuse. One embassy stated that it...more
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Domestic violence against women remained persistent" (1).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The law does not specifically prohibit domestic violence, but in some instances courts try such cases as assault. A victim of domestic violence may file a complaint with police requesting formal charges be brought against the alleged abuser" (23).