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Latest items for Mozambique

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

"39.6% of seats in the lower/single house of Mozambique (99 out of 250 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"23.8% of ministerial positions in Mozambique (5 out of 21 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, Yemen
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Burma/Myanmar, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 2.61 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Mozambique in 2015 was 4.56 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 1.4 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 1.09 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Norway, Panama, Poland, Romania, Serbia, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Congo, D R Congo, East Timor, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 37.8 per 1000 population.
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: BR-PRACTICE-2

Even those who marry later will often rush to make up for lost time in a society that frowns upon childless women (para 14). "'The women in the community are really dependent on their husbands and they are the ones making the decisions to have babies or not,' said Dr Selma Xavier, a rural GP who regularly visited the community" (para 16).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"Contraceptive use rose from 11 per cent of in 2011 to 25 per cent in 2015" (para 29).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

“'The women in the community are really dependent on their husbands and they are the ones making the decisions to have babies or not,' said Dr Selma Xavier, a rural GP who regularly visited the community" (para 16).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: MULV-DATA-1

"In Nampula, the province where Miss Nelmane lives, 60 per cent of teenage girls will get pregnant before they are 19, and a similar proportion will be married by that age. Most will drop out of school and preclude themselves from ever joining the formal workplace" (para 13).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"Just 11 percent of girls go to secondary school in Mozambique" (para 25).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"The average Mozambican could expect to live to an average age of 43 years in 1990, compared with 55 years today" (para 6).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-DATA-2

"In Nampula, the province where Miss Nelmane lives, 60 per cent of teenage girls will get pregnant before they are 19, and a similar proportion will be married by that age" (para 13).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"In some cases, girls are offered money in exchange for sex without ever being told what it is, highlighting a huge gap in education and understanding, even among their parents. Miss Nelmane, who gave birth at 12, was offered 200 mezcals (£2.60) to go back to a man’s house after meeting him at the market. He got her pregnant and then disappeared from town. 'I didn’t know how you got pregnant, or what sex was,' she said quietly" (para 33-35).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Until the 1990s, Mozambique’s high fertility rate (seven children per woman was common) was offset by inadequate healthcare and the ravages of the Aids epidemic" (para 6). "Now the country’s population is growing at a clip of 2.5 per cent per year" (7).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: MABFC-DATA-2

"Maija Issufo, a district health committee volunteer, who was married at 22 and at 27 has four children... had heard about birth spacing – the practice of waiting 18 months between a birth and a subsequent pregnancy – and was taking a break this year. 'The children grow up better, without so many health problems,' she said." (para 15).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"Mrs Chata allowed the pregnancy to go ahead, fearing her granddaughter could die from blood loss if she had an abortion" (para 37-38).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"In Nampula, the province where Miss Nelmane lives, 60 per cent of teenage girls will get pregnant before they are 19, and a similar proportion will be married by that age. Most will drop out of school and preclude themselves from ever joining the formal workplace" (para 13). "'Some of my classmates are already married, or have boyfriends,' she said. 'They drop out of school when they get pregnant, and sometimes they miss two years'" (para 26).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-3

"For many girls, robbed of their own childhoods, their children are the only thing they have left after partners disappear, parents throw them out, and communities look down on them" (para 39).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: MABFC-DATA-1

"This new mother is 13 years old, and was 12 when she gave birth" (para 2). "In Nampula, the province where Miss Nelmane lives, 60 per cent of teenage girls will get pregnant before they are 19" (para 13).
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"Mrs Chata allowed the pregnancy to go ahead, fearing her granddaughter could die from blood loss if she had an abortion" (para 37).
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
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: Bhutan, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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