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

In Senegal, the incidence of alcohol abuse disorders is 1.4% among men and 0% among women.
Sept. 20, 2020, 8:58 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Switzerland, Togo
Variables: PHBP-PRACTICE-2

“Melanin Foundation is a non governmental organization that was established to combat the spread of skin bleaching . . . Having already conducted advocacy campaigns in Geneva, Dakar, Accra, Abidjan and Lome, Melanin Foundation seeks to scale up its activities in order to better fulfill its objective.”
Sept. 7, 2020, 10:47 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"The median age at first intercourse for women ages 25-49 is 19.8 years old in 2018."
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: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
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, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Senegal, there are about 245,088 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 2, 2020, 12:05 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal
Variables: PHBP-PRACTICE-1

“Several non‐communicable and infectious conditions may result from scarification. Scarification is associated with both local dermal hypertrophy and atrophy and with cutaneous sarcoidosis. In Ghana, scarification is a risk factor for rapid progression of filarial elephantiasis caused by Wuchereria bancrofti. As in traditional communities, scarifications are mostly performed with unsterile instruments, and unsterile materials are applied and rubbed into the wounds to extend the healing process, infections are likely to occur, both locally and systemically. Causative agents of local bacterial infections include a variety of agents and sepsis arising as a complication from locally infected scarification lesions and pneumonia occurs. A considerable incidence of tetanus has been found associated with...more
Aug. 29, 2020, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Senegal, Zimbabwe
Variables: PHBP-DATA-1

“In our study, a proportion of 20% of University of Zimbabwe students used skin lightening creams and 94.9% of the women knew of someone who uses the creams. These results concur with findings from Senegal where the prevalence of 11 use of skin lighteners was reported to be 26%”
Aug. 10, 2020, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

“Studies have shown that in countries like Senegal, legislation on FGM can complement other strategies including alternative or mock rites passage and empowerment of women and girls” (para 15).
Aug. 2, 2020, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Togo
Variables: PHBP-DATA-1

“Statistics compiled by the World Health Organisation in 2011 showed that 40% of African women bleach their skin. In some countries the figure is higher: a staggering 77% of women in Nigeria, 59% in Togo, 35% in South Africa, 27% in Senegal and 25% in Mali use skin-lightening products.”
July 27, 2020, 11:48 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

According to 2017 data from the UNICEF Data Warehouse, 8.4% of women (aged 20-24 years) were married or in union before age 15 and 28.8% of women (aged 20-24 years) were married or in union before age 18 (CODER COMMENT - MAD)
July 14, 2020, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

"Genital mutilation is practiced in at least 27 African countries, as well as parts of Asia and the Middle East. Other than Sudan and Egypt, it is most prevalent in Ethiopia, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Djibouti and Senegal, according to the United Nations Population Fund" (para 5).
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Senegal is 1.03. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.01.
June 21, 2020, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: GP-DATA-2

The United Kingdom House of Lords' Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict reports that 69 out of 3717 military and police contributions from Senegal to the UN are women.
June 18, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Central African Rep, Colombia, Ecuador, Finland, Hungary, India, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates
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, 5:18 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 58.06% [42.4-66.4]
June 7, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: GEW-LAW-1

"Senegal’s IHL Manual provides that one of the fundamental guarantees common to the IHL conventions and the 1948 UDHR is the prohibition of rape, forced prostitution and any form of sexual assault."
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Benin, China, Croatia, Estonia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Tajikistan
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: Afghanistan, Algeria, Benin, Brunei, Chad, Chile, China, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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May 27, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep, Kenya, Maldives, Senegal, Tanzania, Yemen
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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May 27, 2020, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zimbabwe
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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May 22, 2020, 2:30 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

The table on page 2 of the report titled, "Senegal: the Law and FGM", indicates that Senegal does not have laws prohibiting cross-border FGM (MAD - CODER COMMENT)
May 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
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 Senegal during the period 1989-2009.
May 8, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

In Senegal, 0.6% of men currently aged 20-24 were married before age 18 (2017). 28.8% of women currently aged 20-24 were married or in union before age 18 (2017). Child marriage is defined as under 18 years old.
April 27, 2020, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-3

Legal rights mean for Senegal in 2014 is -0.249, standard deviation is 0.130, 2.5th percentile is -0.500, and 97.5th percentile is 0.010.