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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 5.7 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 3.72 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 4.97 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

13.0
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: 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

3.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 35.2 per 1000 population.
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

4.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

396.0
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: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Oct. 12, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"In addition to paying large sums of money to their traffickers, Nigerian VoTs often submitted to a voodoo rite which bound them by ‘contract’ to their traffickers. The so-called contract, among other things, prohibits victims from revealing the names of their traffickers and other details that may lead to the identification of exploiters — victims are too scared to break it because they are made to fear that “bad things” will happen to them and their families if they do" (para 4). "Some like Precious, a seventeen-year-old Nigerian girl who was assisted by IOM in Italy, often cannot sleep because they are afraid the voodoo rite will kill them. So...more
Oct. 12, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"For the past three years, the majority of people arriving in Italy by sea were Nigerian. Fifty nine per cent of all victims of trafficking (VoT) assisted by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in 2016 were Nigerians; the Organization estimates that a staggering 80 per cent of Nigerian women and girls arriving by sea that year were trafficked for sexual exploitation" (para 3). "Most of the female victims of trafficking (94 per cent) are from Edo State in southern Nigeria... Edo state had the largest share of the victims of trafficking in 2017 with 19.6 percent out of the total number of victims. Out of 353 victims, 295 were women"...more
Oct. 12, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Edo State government has also been involved in fighting against trafficking. During a recent advocacy visit to Godwin Obaseki the Edo State Governor, he revealed the plans of his government to ensure the eradication of human trafficking and irregular migration affecting the region by 2020, mainly through its new Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants (TiP/SoM) Taskforce — established in 2017 in a bid to provide home-grown solutions to 'the menace which has bedeviled the society'" (para 13).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
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 26.3 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 145.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 104.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 34.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria, Paraguay
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.5 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 43 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 55.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 54.7 years for men and 55.7 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 35 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 35 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 108.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 34.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 396 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 54.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 53.4 years for men and 55.6 years for women.
Sept. 20, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: PW-DATA-1

"An 18-year old girl from Baga said.. 'He took me from the camp to a house on Baga Road so we could meet freely. I stayed with him in that house for about one month. Then I fell ill, and went to a clinic. The people at the clinic asked for the person I was living with, and invited him. That was when they told him I was pregnant, and he accepted the pregnancy. But immediately [when] we came out of the clinic he took me to a man to abort the pregnancy. I refused and he said if I would not abort we should separate. Then I moved to...more
Sept. 20, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Eight of the victims said they were previously abducted by Boko Haram fighters and forced into marriage before they escaped to Maiduguri" (para 4).
Sept. 20, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"In late July, 2016, Human Rights Watch documented sexual abuse, including rape and exploitation, of 43 women and girls living in seven internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital" (para 2). "Four of the victims told Human Rights Watch that they were drugged and raped, while 37 were coerced into sex through false marriage promises and material and financial assistance. Many of those coerced into sex said they were abandoned if they became pregnant. They and their children have suffered discrimination, abuse, and stigmatization from other camp residents" (para 4). "The Boko Haram conflict has led to... the abductions of at least 2,000 people, mostly women...more
Sept. 20, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"The people at the clinic asked for the person I was living with, and invited him. That was when they told him I was pregnant, and he accepted the pregnancy. But immediately [when] we came out of the clinic he took me to a man to abort the pregnancy. I refused and he said if I would not abort we should separate. Then I moved to the camp. I gave birth almost a year ago but the man has refused to take responsibility" (para 30).
Sept. 20, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

"Government officials and other authorities in Nigeria have raped and sexually exploited women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram (para 1). "Four of the victims told Human Rights Watch that they were drugged and raped, while 37 were coerced into sex through false marriage promises and material and financial assistance" (para 4). "A situational assessment of IDPs in the northeast in July 2016 by NOI Polls, a Nigerian research organization, reported that 66 percent of 400 displaced people in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states said that camp officials sexually abuse the displaced women and girls" (para 5). "A 17-year-old girl said that just over a year after...more
Sept. 20, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"Women and girls abused by members of the security forces and vigilante groups... told Human Rights Watch they feel powerless and fear retaliation if they report the abuse. A 17-year-old girl said that just over a year after she fled the frequent Boko Haram attacks in Dikwa, a town 56 miles west of Maiduguri, a policeman approached her for “friendship” in the camp, and then he raped her. 'One day he demanded to have sex with me,' she said. 'I refused but he forced me. It happened just that one time, but soon I realized I was pregnant. When I informed him about my condition, he threatened to shoot and...more