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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Lebanon
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 1.6 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 1.10 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 1.23 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Laos, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

12.0
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. 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
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"Before the Syrian conflict, child marriage would not have been a reality for Iman and her family, as it was a significantly less common practice. Some estimates show that child marriage rates are four times higher among Syrian refugees today [in Lebanon] than among Syrians before the crisis. This skyrocketing rate can be attributed to the terror, poverty and instability that the conflict has caused" (para 6).
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Reports indicate that girls with less education are at the highest risk of child marriage" (para 9).
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Of the 2,400 girls surveyed in Western Bekaa, more than a third of them between the ages of 20 and 24 had been married before the age of 18. Meanwhile, of the refugee girls currently between the ages of 15 and 17, an astonishing 24% are married" (para 3).
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"For those who fled to Lebanon, another obstacle to their welfare has emerged: the threat of child marriage" (para 1). "A newly completed survey conducted by UNFPA, the American University of Beirut and Sawa for Development and Aid, found that there has been alarming rise of child marriage among Syrian refugee children" (para 2). "Of the 2,400 girls surveyed in Western Bekaa, more than a third of them between the ages of 20 and 24 had been married before the age of 18. Meanwhile, of the refugee girls currently between the ages of 15 and 17, an astonishing 24% are married" (para 3). "Before the Syrian conflict, child marriage would...more
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"The survey found that the region’s school enrollment declined drastically as the girls aged. At age 9, over 70% of girls were enrolled in school. At age 16, that number dropped to less than 17%" (para 8).
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"An alarming rise in child marriages has been seen among the most vulnerable Syrian refugee populations in Lebanon, according to a newly completed survey conducted by UNFPA, the American University of Beirut and Sawa for Development and Aid" (para 1). "Among refugee girls currently between ages 15 and 17, some 24 per cent are married" (para 3). "Before the Syrian conflict, child marriage would not have been a reality for Iman and her family, as it was a significantly less common practice. Some estimates show that child marriage rates are four times higher among Syrian refugees today [in Lebanon] than among Syrians before the crisis. This skyrocketing rate can be...more
Nov. 9, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Abras lives in Lebanon’s Chouf Mountains and works with a youth program that helps raise awareness of the harms of child marriage. These outreach programs are familiar with the power of information. They are engaging community leaders, health-care workers, and parents in the effort to bring the practice to an end. Safe spaces, legal counseling, and psychological care for women and girls at risk are being supported by the UNFPA. Youth leaders, like Abras, are also eager to advocate for change. Through the UNFPA-supported Y-Peer program, youth are spreading the word among their networks about the harms of child marriage" (para 10-12).
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 14.1 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Fiji, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Moldova, New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

1.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Lebanon, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

15.0
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. 17, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"In recent years, almost half of the countries and autonomous regions in the Middle East and North Africa have introduced some form of domestic violence legislation or regulation, including Algeria, Bahrain, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia. These laws vary in the degree to which they comply with international standards" (para 52).
Oct. 17, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon, Morocco
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"Lebanon’s Law on Protection of Women and Family Members from Domestic Violence, for instance, includes a mechanism to finance assistance for survivors and measures to protect and prevent domestic violence as provided in the law, and Morocco’s Law no. 103-13 on combating violence against women includes domestic violence by fiancés" (para 51).
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 8.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 4.7 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 9, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 3.28. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.3 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 76.3 years, with the average life expectancy being 75.1 years for men and 77.7 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 3, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

"Studies suggest that consanguineous marriages represent between 20-50% of all marriages in North Africa and the Middle East... Studies in Turkey and Lebanon have demonstrated a correlation between the prevalence of consanguineous marriage and the frequency of thalassemia” (7).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 8.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 4.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Lebanon, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 15 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.9 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.5 years for men and 76.5 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 0.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Lebanon
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.1 (per 100,000).
Sept. 12, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Earlier this month (may, 2018), Lebanon voted in parliamentary elections to fill seats based on a new system of proportional representation... Women occupied six of the 128 seats. This small number looks even smaller when one takes into account that there were 111 female candidates out of 976 total. These figures indicate how difficult it is for women to become legislative representatives and decision-makers... The May 6 election showed ... that women do want to take part in national decision-making, but when they set out to do so, they find obstacles in their way" (para. 1 - 2 ). "It has become commonplace to see a small number of women...more