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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 5.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.13 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Laos, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

12.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

1.0
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Statistics on domestic violence are notoriously inexact. In 2016, the last full year before the decriminalization law, the government recorded more than 65,500 violent domestic crimes, almost 50,000 of them against women. Women’s rights advocates believe that domestic violence affects about 30 percent of households in Russia — on par with many other countries, they said, except that Russia does not address the problem" (para 25, 26).
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

“'For us, the problem of unequal rights does not exist,' Anna Kislichenko, a conservative blogger, said in an interview. 'Women here in their minds believe that they are equal.' Domestic abuse victims and activists dismiss such talk, and say that decriminalization has made the police and social service agencies even more reluctant to interfere' ( para 30). "Courts reflect the prevailing attitude. In Ms. Katorova’s trial, corroborating testimony unexpectedly came from her mother-in-law, who was seeking financial compensation for her son’s death. Of course her son beat his wife, she testified, but Ms. Katorova deserved it because she was excessively jealous of his contacts with other woman after he had...more
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

“A man beating his wife is less offensive than when a man is humiliated,” Yelena Mizulina, the lawmaker who led the effort to decriminalize domestic abuse, told reporters in 2016. She added that it was 'mandatory' for a woman to respect her husband as the 'authority' in the marriage" (para 7).
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"“It is very difficult to explain in Russia that domestic violence is not a family conflict, it is violence,” said Marina Pisklakova-Parker, the founder of the National Center for the Prevention of Violence, also known by its Russian acronym, ANNA. “Our main problem is the lack of a system of response.” Some liberal church figures have helped open shelters, but the numbers are limited. There are no legal instruments like restraining orders for women to seek protection from law enforcement agencies, and little immediate chance of creating them. Opponents say that such legalities would undermine the husband’s role and hence “traditional families.” Any such law, they argue, is an attempt...more
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"Whereas abusers had previously faced up to two years in jail, under the new statute they risked only 15 days, or a maximum fine of about $440, or 60 to 120 hours of community service. That was for any act against a spouse or child that causes bruising or bleeding but not a broken bone, as long as it did not happen more than once a year" (para 8).
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"'Russians have long expected women to be silent in order to preserve the family,' said Ms. Pisklakova-Parker of ANNA. 'If a family is emotionally sick, it is the woman’s fault.'" (para 34).
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DV-LAW-3

"In Ms. Gurcheva’s appeal, her lawyer, Aleksandr Fomin, overcame the usual problem of a lack of witnesses by deposing the eldest of the two daughters, 4-year-old Daria" (para 18). "The girl spoke in simple sentences, said Mr. Fomin, paraphrasing her. 'Mommy and Daddy fought. They said bad words. They fought often. This time, Daddy took Mommy by the throat and choked her. Mommy hit him with a knife.'" (para 19). "Courts reflect the prevailing attitude. In Ms. Katorova’s trial, corroborating testimony unexpectedly came from her mother-in-law, who was seeking financial compensation for her son’s death. Of course her son beat his wife, she testified, but Ms. Katorova deserved it because...more
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"'Here, the woman is always the accused; for some reason the sympathy always lies with the aggressor,' said Yelena Solovyova, the defense lawyer for Ms. Katorova in Nakhodka, near Vladivostok in the country’s far east. 'This was such an ideological victory for me, because for the first time the court heard that you cannot blame the victim, you cannot transfer all the blame to the woman.'" (para 4)."For instance, at her trial, Ms. Gurcheva said that she had called the police on numerous occasions but that they never responded. Ms. Katorova said that she had filed police reports twice, but that local officers persuaded her to withdraw the complaints rather...more
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"'It is very difficult to explain in Russia that domestic violence is not a family conflict, it is violence,' said Marina Pisklakova-Parker, the founder of the National Center for the Prevention of Violence, also known by its Russian acronym, ANNA. 'Our main problem is the lack of a system of response.' Some liberal church figures have helped open shelters, but the numbers are limited. There are no legal instruments like restraining orders for women to seek protection from law enforcement agencies, and little immediate chance of creating them. Opponents say that such legalities would undermine the husband’s role and hence 'traditional families.' Any such law, they argue, is an attempt...more
Nov. 17, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"Whereas abusers had previously faced up to two years in jail, under the new statute they risked only 15 days, or a maximum fine of about $440, or 60 to 120 hours of community service. That was for any act against a spouse or child that causes bruising or bleeding but not a broken bone, as long as it did not happen more than once a year" (para 8). "At trial, the prosecutor argued that Ms. Gurcheva was guilty of murder because she did not flee the apartment during the fight. It is a standard accusation in such cases. The court ignored that her husband had stood between her and...more
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 10.7 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Jamaica, Russia
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 13.2 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Fiji, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Moldova, New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

1.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Costa Rica, Iran, Russia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

25.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Belarus, El Salvador, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Russia, Solomon Islands, Syria, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

0.0
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, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 2.74. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 24.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 7.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 3.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 31.0 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 71.9 years, with the average life expectancy being 66.4 years for men and 77.2 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania, North Korea, Russia, Slovakia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2009).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 9.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 5.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Costa Rica, Iran, Russia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 25 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).