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Latest items for South Sudan

April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Burma/Myanmar, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

3.0
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
Feb. 27, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: ATFPA-LAW-1

According to the World Bank's Women, Business, and the Law 2016, there is an explicit restriction on an unmarried woman becoming “head of household” or “head of family;” e.g., a provision stating that only men can be designated “head of household” or “head of family” or that men “lead the family" in Sudan. Wives are also required by law to obey their husbands (218). According to the World Bank's Women, Business, and the Law 2016, in Sudan, there is an explicit restriction on a married woman becoming “head of household” or “head of family,” e.g., a provision stating that only husbands can be so designated or that husbands “lead the...more
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"28.5% of seats in the lower/single house of South Sudan (109 out of 383 total seats) are held by women. 12.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of South Sudan (6 out of 50 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"20.0% of ministerial positions in South Sudan (6 out of 30 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, Yemen
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

1.0
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Burma/Myanmar, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

1.0
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 2.22 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 25, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GEW-PRACTICE-1

"Rape has been used widely as a weapon in South Sudan. Even after a peace deal was signed in September to end a five-year civil war that killed nearly 400,000 people, humanitarians have warned of higher rates of sexual assault as growing numbers of desperate people try to reach aid" (para 5).
Jan. 25, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Nyalgwon Mol Moon said she was held at gunpoint last month while two men in civilian clothes, their faces covered, stole her clothes, her shoes and the milk she meant to sell at market. Standing beside the road, pointing to her borrowed, oversized sneakers, she said she now tries to take alternative routes on her weekly walks to Bentiu. She has no other choice. Food in Nhialdiu and nearby villages is scarce. Most people were unable to cultivate last season because of fighting and too much rain. Many rely on monthly aid from the U.N.’s World Food Program. That means a walk of almost 40 kilometers (24 miles) to Bentiu...more
Jan. 25, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns" (para 1). "Shock and outrage followed when the medical charity Doctors Without Borders announced that 125 women and girls had been raped, whipped and clubbed over 10 days last month in a dramatic spike in sexual violence [...] They were attacked as they made the long walk to a food distribution site in Bentiu, in Unity state" (para 3). "Rape has been used widely as a weapon in South Sudan. Even after a...more
Jan. 25, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Shock and outrage followed when the medical charity Doctors Without Borders announced that 125 women and girls had been raped, whipped and clubbed over 10 days last month in a dramatic spike in sexual violence [...] They were attacked as they made the long walk to a food distribution site in Bentiu, in Unity state" (para 3). "While some aid groups have quietly questioned whether all 125 people in the Doctors With Borders report were raped, they do not dispute that the problem has become grave" (para 5). "The 18-year-old was not included in that report, and the real toll of sexual assault is not known" (para 6).more
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in South Sudan in 2015 was 3.8 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 1.6 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.97 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2012 was 6.15 per 100,000 population.
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: Burkina Faso, South Sudan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 36.9 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: South Sudan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

789.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, India, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Suriname, Togo, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

2.0
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. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 5.6 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 158.1 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 90.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 37.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Malawi, South Sudan, Venezuela
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.7 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 19 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 58.6 years, with the average life expectancy being 57.7 years for men and 59.6 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 19 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 17 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 92.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 39.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).