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April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MULV-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A woman's place is in the home', 25% of the total sample agreed and 71% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 28% of men and 22% of women agreed; 67% of men and 75% of women disagreed (13). Regarding the question 'Men should spend more time doing house work', 69% of the total sample agreed and 25% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 60% of men and 78% of women agreed; 34% of men and 18% of women disagreed (15).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'It is unattractive for women to express strong opinions in public' 23% agreed and 73% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 28% of men and 17% of women agreed and 67% of men and 80% of women disagreed (13).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question 'Creating more opportunity for women should be one of the world’s top concerns', 72% of the total sample agreed and 22% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 61% of men and 83% of women agreed; 32% of men and 12% of women disagreed (14).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-2

Regarding the question It's good for women to make a career of their own' 89% agreed and 8% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 84% of men and 94% of women agreed and 13% of men and 4% of women disagreed (14). Regarding the question 'Which more intelligent': a total of 5% (7% of men and 3% of women) agreed that men are more intelligent than women, 82% agreed that both women and men are equally intelligent (81% of men and 83% of women), 7% agreed that women are more intelligent than men (5% of men and 9% of women) and 5% did not know (6% of men and 5% of women)...more
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'It is likely to cause problems if a woman earns more money than her husband' 41% agreed and 54% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 41% of men and 41% of women agreed and 54% of men and 54% of women disagreed (13).Regarding the question 'Women and men should generally get equal pay', 79% of the total sample agreed and 17% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 73% of men anf 85% of women agreed; 23% of men and 12% of women disagreed (14).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

Regarding the question 'Who as a boss': a total of 39% (38% of men and 40% of women) agreed that they would rather a man, 7% agreed that they would rather a woman (8% of men and 6% of women), 52% agreed that they had no preference (51% of men and 53% of women) and 2% did not know (3% of men and 2% of women) (16).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'In the world as a whole, women are an oppressed group', 51% of the total sample agreed and 40% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 47% of men and 56% of women agreed; 46% of men and 34% of women disagreed (14). Regarding the question 'Women and men are equal', 73% of the total sample agreed and 24% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 72% of men and 74% of women agreed; 25% of men and 24% of women disagreed (15).
April 4, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

Regarding the question 'A wife's first role is to look after her husband', 46% of the total sample agreed and 50% disagreed. Disaggregated by gender, 53% of men anf 39% of women agreed; 43% of men and 58% of women disagreed (13).
April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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March 26, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

Singapore's net responses to the Global Gender equality attitude by YouGov with an average score of 41, for men the score is 31 and for women is 51. Higher scores show progressive attitudes to gender equality (para 6). "In Asian countries like China, Hong Kong and Singapore there is a 20-21 point difference between male and female attitudes" (para 7).
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database, the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 0.12 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There was 1 incident of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 869,900 in that year.
Feb. 11, 2019, 6:13 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: POLY-LAW-1, POLY-LAW-2

"Section 8: If any person so dying intestate leaves surviving him more than one wife, such wives shall share among them equally the share that the wife of the intestate would have been entitled to, had the intestate left only one wife surviving him" (para 19)
Feb. 11, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1, IAD-PRACTICE-1, POLY-LAW-1

"Differences between civil law and Sharia are most evident in matters related to inheritance. Traditionally, across all cultures in Singapore, sons inherited family assets while daughters were expected to marry into another family. This pattern is less common today, as civil law grants equal rights to male and female heirs. By contrast, Islamic law typically continues to favour male heirs" (48)
Feb. 11, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"Following Sharia law, Singapore allows Muslim men to practise polygamy. Men may take as many as four wives, but only if the first wife consents and if permission has been granted by the religious authorities" (48)
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"23.8% of seats in the lower/single house of Singapore (24 out of 101 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"5.3% of ministerial positions in Singapore (1 out of 19 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2006 was 82. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of 4.98 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 0.80 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2015 for women ages 15-54 in Singapore was 3.51 per 100,000. This rate was calculated by adding the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 and dividing by the total female population for that age group (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Singapore in 2015 was 6.43 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.3 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.3 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 0.25 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bhutan, Canada, Cape Verde, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Moldova, Senegal, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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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

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