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Latest items for South Sudan

Sept. 9, 2020, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: SAB-DATA-1

Approximately 92.7% of babies in South Sudan were breastfed at birth.
Sept. 9, 2020, 12:03 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

The date of South Sudan's accession to CEDAW is 30 April 2015.
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: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

4.0
Sept. 5, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
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: South Sudan
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In South Sudan, there are about 201,300 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Aug. 30, 2020, 11:26 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: VOTE-DATA-1

The voting age in South Sudan is 18 for both men and women.
Aug. 10, 2020, 3:28 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, South Sudan, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

“Between 2007 and 2018, countries such as Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, The Gambia, and Cameroon all have laws that punish the practice of FGM” (para 11).
July 29, 2020, 8 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The minimum legal framework around marriage is not clear in South Sudan. The Transitional Constitution, which came into force at its independence in 2011, guarantees women the right to consent to marriage, and penal code provisions criminalise 'kidnapping or abducting a woman to compel her to get married'. The 2008 Child Act includes provisions designed to protect children under the age of 18 from being forced into marriage" (para 21)
July 27, 2020, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

A UNICEF dataset from 2020 cites 2010 SHHS data, which reports that 9% of women in South Sudan aged 20 to 24 years were married by 15 and 52% of women in South Sudan aged 20 to 24 years were married by 18 (CODER COMMENT - MAD)
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in South Sudan is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 0.04.
June 18, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, East Timor, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, North Korea, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-3

2.0
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

1.0
June 7, 2020, 5:20 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: PPWA-DATA-1

Prevalence of anemia in pregnant women is 38.87% [17.04-62.54]
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

7.0
May 29, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

3.0
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

1.0
May 29, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

3.0
May 27, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Benin, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, D R Congo, Ecuador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Malawi, Malta, Mozambique, Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
May 27, 2020, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Togo, Yemen
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

4.0
May 16, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

Scholars Dara Kay Cohen and Ragnhild Nordas, in their Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict Database, state that there were reports of massive sexual violence by conflict actors in South Sudan during the period 1989-2009.
April 30, 2020, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

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April 19, 2020, 8:40 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: VOTE-DATA-2

In South Sudan, the previous election turnout was 58.62%
April 19, 2020, 7:51 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-3

In South Sudan, women's suicide rate is about 2.6 per 100,000 population.
April 9, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-2

Security mean for South Sudan in 2014 is -0.673, standard deviation is 0.278, 2.5th percentile is -1.222, and 97.5th percentile is -0.155.
April 9, 2020, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-2

Security mean for South Sudan in 2013 is -0.770, standard deviation is 0.285, 2.5th percentile is -1.328, and 97.5th percentile is -0.201.
April 9, 2020, 1:22 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-2

Security mean for South Sudan in 2012 is -0.764, standard deviation is 0.295, 2.5th percentile is -1.335, and 97.5th percentile is -0.202.
April 9, 2020, 1:19 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: HILLKARIM-SCALE-2

Security mean for South Sudan in 2011 is -0.830, standard deviation is 0.301, 2.5th percentile is -1.427, and 97.5th percentile is -0.226.
March 19, 2020, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

"At one percent, prevalence of female genital mutilation for women aged 15–49 years in South Sudan is significantly lower than in neighbouring countries: 90 percent in the Republic of Sudan, 80 percent in Ethiopia and 32 percent in Kenya."