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Latest items for Nepal

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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 1.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.97 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2014 was 0.89 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Croatia, Djibouti, Fiji, Ghana, Iceland, Italy, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Paraguay, Qatar, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

9.0
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

0.0
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: Nepal
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 19.1 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
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 11.4 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Laos, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Suriname, Zambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

258.0
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. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
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 56.1 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Gambia, Nepal
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 88.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 34.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 21.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chad, Nepal
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8.8 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 58 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 70.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 68.8 years for men and 71.6 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 56 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 48 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 35.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 22.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 258 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 69.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 67.7 years for men and 70.8 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 20.3 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Malta, Nepal
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 6 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Nepal
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 12.4 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 13, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: SMPP-DATA-1

"In this corner of Nepal, deep in the Himalayas, women are banished from their homes every month when they get their period. They are considered polluted, even toxic, and an oppressive regime has evolved around this taboo, including the construction of a separate hut for menstruating women to sleep in. Some of the spaces are as tiny as a closet, walls made of mud or rock, basically menstruation foxholes... Each year, at least one woman or girl — often more — dies in these huts, from exposure to the cold, smoke inhalation or attacks by animals" (para. 4 - 5). "In some villages, menstruating women are sent to cow sheds....more
Sept. 13, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Like many other women I met, Ms. Nepali, who thought she was around 35, was illiterate. She had never gone to school and seemed embarrassed about her poverty... In these villages, women are the workhorses. I saw one middle-aged woman shuffle into a market carrying what must have been 200 pounds of apples on her back, in boxes tied by ropes around her chest. Another problem that many women in this area have, aid workers said, is a prolapsed uterus, a painful condition in which the uterus slips down and protrudes from the vagina. It can be caused by heavy lifting and difficult births, both common here" (para. 10 -...more
Sept. 13, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The practice is called chhaupadi (pronounced CHOW-pa-dee), from Nepali words that mean someone who bears an impurity, and it has been going on for hundreds of years. But now, the Nepali government and advocates for women are trying to end it. Starting in August, for the first time, it will be a crime to force a menstruating woman into seclusion, punishable by up to three months in jail, though it’s not clear if that’s going to make a dent in the tradition" (para. 6). "Pashupati Kunwar, who runs a small aid group to help women (said:) 'Domestic violence is still bad. Child marriage is still high. We are trying to...more
Sept. 13, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"Another problem that many women in this area have, aid workers said, is a prolapsed uterus, a painful condition in which the uterus slips down and protrudes from the vagina. It can be caused by heavy lifting and difficult births, both common here" (para. 12)."In some villages, menstruating women are sent to cow sheds. Women who just gave birth are also considered polluted, and many remain isolated with their newborns for several days" (para. 23).
Sept. 13, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: IIP-LAW-1

"The practice is called chhaupadi (pronounced CHOW-pa-dee), from Nepali words that mean someone who bears an impurity, and it has been going on for hundreds of years. But now, the Nepali government and advocates for women are trying to end it. Starting in August, for the first time, it will be a crime to force a menstruating woman into seclusion, punishable by up to three months in jail, though it’s not clear if that’s going to make a dent in the tradition" (para. 6). "In some villages, menstruating women are sent to cow sheds. Women who just gave birth are also considered polluted, and many remain isolated with their newborns...more