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Latest items for Madagascar

Oct. 13, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 1.38. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
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 49.6 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 152.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 46.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 18.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar, Oman
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.9 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar, Mali
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 44 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 66.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 64.6 years for men and 67.6 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 44 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 44 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 49.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 19.7 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia, Madagascar
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 353 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 65.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 63.9 years for men and 67.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
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 49.6 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Guatemala, Madagascar
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.3 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4.6 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 148 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"While there was little discrimination in access to employment and credit, women often did not receive equal pay for substantially similar work" (28).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"In general recruitment and incitement to prostitution carry a penalty of two to five years’ imprisonment and a fine of up to 10 million ariary ($3,040)" (20).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: AOM-DATA-1

"An estimated 48 percent of women between ages 20 and 24 were married before 18, and 14 percent were married before 15, according to 2000-09 UNICEF data. As confirmed by the UN special rapporteur on modern forms of slavery during her mission to the country in 2012, early forced marriage remained a concern in many communities, where parents forced girls as young as age 10 to marry" (19).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"In February and March, approximately 30,000 persons left their homes in Antananarivo due to flooding during the rainy season. Authorities lodged them in a state-owned facility in Andohatapenaka for six weeks, after which they returned to their homes. Authorities provided them with food and medical assistance. According to the media, unknown perpetrators raped a displaced girl during this time" (12).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"The constitution provides for tuition-free public education for all citizen children and makes primary education until age 16 compulsory" (18).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...child abuse and child marriage…" (1). "Nevertheless, according to the UN Population Fund, child marriage remained very common, particularly in rural areas and in the south...According to a 2013 report by the UN special rapporteur, the practice of 'moletry,' in which girls are married off at a younger age in exchange for oxen received as a dowry, continued. The parents of a boy (usually around age 15) look for a spouse for their son (girls may be as young as age 12), after which the parents of both children organize the wedding" (19).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Other human rights problems included...societal discrimination and violence against women…" (1).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"Major factors that contributed to high maternal mortality included the distance from and high cost of health centers, low quality of hospital services, chronic maternal malnutrition (including anemia), lack of adequate spacing between pregnancies, and the high rate of unsafe abortions. Increasing rates of adolescent pregnancy also contributed to the high incidence of maternal deaths" (17).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: CLCW-LAW-1

"Stateless women may obtain nationality by marrying a Malagasy citizen and may request citizenship before the wedding date" (13).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"According to UNICEF boys and girls generally had equal access to education, although girls were more likely to drop out during adolescence" (18).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The ENSOMD estimated the maternal mortality rate at 478 maternal deaths for 100,000 live births" (17).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-5

"According to a 2013 report by the UN special rapporteur, the practice of 'moletry,' in which girls are married off at a younger age in exchange for oxen received as a dowry, continued. The parents of a boy (usually around age 15) look for a spouse for their son (girls may be as young as age 12), after which the parents of both children organize the wedding. The parents hold a written agreement for one year that they may prolong. If a child is born after the first year and the marriage contract has expired, the girl--or, if she is very young, her mother--will be responsible for raising the child....more
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"In June 2014, however, the national assembly passed a cybercrime law that includes a provision to prohibit insulting or defaming a government official online. The government claimed it designed the law primarily to combat underage child pornography" (10).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"In 2013 the NGO Ending Child Prostitution and Trafficking in Madagascar documented 1,132 children in prostitution in Antananarivo; more than one third claimed to have been initiated into prostitution during the previous year" (21).