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Latest items for Mozambique

Sept. 28, 2020, 11:04 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: MISA-DATA-2

In Mozambique, the incidence of alcohol abuse disorders is 5.9% among men and 0.7% among women.
Sept. 7, 2020, 7:05 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, D R Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:01 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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Sept. 3, 2020, 11:29 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Mozambique, there are about 740,712 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Aug. 13, 2020, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: GEW-PRACTICE-1

"Attacks by a suspected Islamist armed group, locally known as both Al-Sunna wa Jama’a and Al-Shabab, continued in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, with armed groups changing their tactics. In addition to beheading people and burning houses, the group became implicated in kidnapping of women, as well as attacks on public transport and killing of military personnel. The extremist group Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for at least two of the attacks; however, the extent of ISIS involvement, if any, is unclear" (para. 6).
Aug. 13, 2020, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: CWC-DATA-3, IRP-PRACTICE-1

"In March, tropical cyclone Idai hit near the coastal city of Beira, bringing heavy rains that left entire villages in Manica, Sofala, and Zambezia provinces submerged as floodwaters rose. Tens of thousands of people were displaced and, according to the United Nations, over 1.85 million people, most of them women and children, needed urgent assistance. Victims, residents, and aid workers told Human Rights Watch that local community leaders coerced women into engaging in sex in exchange for aid" (para. 10).
Aug. 13, 2020, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"There has been some significant progress in the rights of Mozambican women and girls. In December 2018, the Mozambican Ministry of Education revoked a 2003 decree banning pregnant girls and adolescent mothers from attending day classes and ordered them to only attend night classes" (para. 11).
Aug. 13, 2020, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"In July, Mozambique’s national assembly took an important step toward ending the country’s high rate of child marriage by unanimously adopting a law that prohibits marriage of children younger than 18 years old, without exception" (para. 11).
Aug. 10, 2020, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, South Sudan, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

“Between 2007 and 2018, countries such as Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, The Gambia, and Cameroon all have laws that punish the practice of FGM” (para 11).
Aug. 7, 2020, 4:27 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"Mozambique has passed a new bill banning child marriage following a two and a half-year campaign by gender equality organisations including Plan International. The bill, which set the minimum age for marriage at 18, eliminates a loophole in Mozambican family law which made it possible for children to marry at 16 with the consent of their parents" (para 1-2). "The bill unanimously passed its second and final reading in the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, in July and will become law as soon as it has been signed off by President Filipe Nyusi" (para 8)
July 27, 2020, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

A UNICEF dataset from 2020 cites 2015 AIS data, which reports that 17% of women in Mozambique aged 20 to 24 years were married by 15 and 53% of women in Mozambique aged 20 to 24 years were married by 18 (CODER COMMENT - MAD)
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Mozambique is 1.03. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.03.
June 21, 2020, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: GP-DATA-2

The United Kingdom House of Lords' Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict reports that Mozambique's 1 military and police contribution to the UN is not a woman.
June 18, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, North Korea, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

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June 18, 2020, 1:04 p.m.
Countries: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, Iraq, Kenya, Mauritania, Montenegro, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Zambia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-2

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June 7, 2020, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 50.73% [35.4-62.71]
June 7, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: GEW-LAW-1

"Mozambique’s Military Criminal Law criminalises sexual intercourse with a woman against her will, as well as the rape of minors under 12 years old."
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chile, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Gambia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Mozambique, Nepal, Norway, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Central African Rep, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

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May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, D R Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

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May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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May 27, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Benin, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, D R Congo, Ecuador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Malawi, Malta, Mozambique, Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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May 27, 2020, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Eritrea, Germany, Greece, Laos, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Oman, Peru, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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May 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

Scholars Dara Kay Cohen and Ragnhild Nordas, in their Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict Database, state that there were numerous reports of sexual violence by conflict actors in Mozambique during the period 1989-2009.
April 30, 2020, 1:22 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

48%
April 30, 2020, 1:04 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar, Mozambique
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

48%
April 27, 2020, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Mozambique in 2014 is 0.490, standard deviation is 0.180, 2.5th percentile is 0.162, and 97.5th percentile is 0.863.
April 27, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Mozambique in 2013 is -0.111, standard deviation is 0.304, 2.5th percentile is -0.700, and 97.5th percentile is 0.495.