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Latest items for Somalia

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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 2.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 1.44 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 2.16 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: 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. 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: Somalia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 39.3 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: Somalia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

732.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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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. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 132.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 38.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Belize, Solomon Islands, Somalia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4.7 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 55.4 years, with the average life expectancy being 53.7 years for men and 57.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

"In the most-affected country, Somalia, 98% of the female population aged between 15 and 49 had undergone the procedure, the United Nations children’s fund says" (para 2).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 9 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 9 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2009).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 136.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 39.7 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 732 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 55.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 53.5 years for men and 56.6 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: D R Congo, Somalia, Turkey
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Somalia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Ghana, Peru, Somalia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 65 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

"Somalia is in the top three countries in the world for FGM violations, according to the WHO" (para 15).
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-DATA-1

"'They cut the clitoris, one side of the vulva was cut, the other side was wounded in three areas,' Hassan said. 'I never saw anyone who was mutilated like that in my life'" (para 7).
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

"Doctors in central Somalia say a 10-year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM)... the victim bled to death after undergoing FGM" (para 1-2). "The girl’s father Dahir Nur said he was distraught but accepts that his daughter died due to the procedure and believes she was 'taken by Allah'. Despite losing his daughter he defended the practice. 'The people in the area are content with it [FGM], her mother consented to it,' he said, adding, 'We have seen the effects but it’s a culture in the country we live in.' Nur says he holds no one responsible for the death of his daughter" (para 8-11).more
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-2

"Doctors in central Somalia say a 10-year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM)... the victim bled to death after undergoing FGM" (para 1-2). "Hassan said examinations show the girl contracted tetanus because the items used by the person who performed the procedure were not sterilized" (para 5).
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

"The practice - which involves the partial or total removal of the female genitalia - is almost universal in the self-declared republic of Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia" (5).
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

"Somaliland has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, banning female genital mutilation (FGM)... The fatwa from the ministry of religious affairs on Tuesday said those who perform FGM would face punishment, and victims would be eligible for compensation. It did not provide details on the severity of punishment, or the amount of compensation" (para 1-2).
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-DATA-1

"The ancient ritual is usually carried out by traditional cutters, often using unsterilized blades or knives. The fatwa pertains to the most severe form of FGM called infibulation, where the external genitalia are removed and the vaginal opening sewn or sealed closed. It is the most common type of FGM performed in Somaliland" (para 10-11).
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

“'The reason that this harmful practice has existed for so long is that people believe it is because our religion or culture dictates that we should do it,' said Ayan Mahamoud, Somaliland’s representative in Britain" (para 3). “'The fatwa is basically a message from the government to everyone in Somaliland that there is no religious or cultural basis for FGM,' she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation" (para 4). "Many families in Somaliland believe it is a religious obligation although it is not mentioned in the Koran. It is widely considered important for ensuring a girl’s purity and a prerequisite to marriage" (para 9).