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Latest items for Singapore

Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Cambodia, Singapore
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Chile, Nigeria, Singapore
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 2.7 based on data from 2005-2014.
Dec. 5, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: DLB-DATA-1, ATFPA-PRACTICE-2, ATFPA-PRACTICE-3, DMW-PRACTICE-1

"Relying on this provision, the CEDAW Committee has urged Singapore to combat the 'persistence of patriarchal attitudes and deep-rooted stereotypes regarding the roles and responsibilities of women and men within the family and society at large,' and expressed its concern that, 'despite the legal equality accorded to spouses, discriminatory traditional cultural attitudes that continue to utilize “the head of the household” concept, assigning this role to men, persist' within that state"(78)
Dec. 5, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Relying on this provision [article 5], the CEDAW Committee has urged Singapore to combat the 'persistence of patriarchal attitudes and deep-rooted stereotypes regarding the roles and responsibilities of women and men within the family and society at large,' and expressed its concern that, 'despite the legal equality accorded to spouses, discriminatory traditional cultural attitudes that continue to utilize “the head of the household” concept, assigning this role to men, persist' within that state"(78). Since CEDAW conducted concluding observations on Singapore, Singapore must have signed the CEDAW (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cuba, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 16 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 30, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
Countries: Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
Variables: LDS-DATA-1

"While precise data are lacking, UNRISD estimates that by 2002 there were at least 1.3 million foreign women working in the major labor-importing countries in East and Southeast Asia, including Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. These women constituted a high proportion of the total immigrant labor force in some of these countries (UNRISD 2005, p.115)"(23)
Nov. 30, 2017, 12:41 p.m.
Countries: Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
Variables: LDS-PRACTICE-1

"While precise data are lacking, UNRISD estimates that by 2002 there were at least 1.3 million foreign women working in the major labor-importing countries in East and Southeast Asia, including Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. These women constituted a high proportion of the total immigrant labor force in some of these countries (UNRISD 2005, p.115)"(23)
Sept. 28, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Countries: Ghana, Lesotho, Oman, Singapore, Sri Lanka
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Marital rape is permitted by law in at least 10 of the countries studied by campaign group Equality Now, including Ghana, Lesotho, Oman, Singapore and Sri Lanka" (para 3).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

5.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

5.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

2.0