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Latest items for South Sudan

April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 19% of births in South Sudan were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in South Sudan was 57.7 years for males and 59.6 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in South Sudan was 99 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in South Sudan was 1150 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in South Sudan was 1150 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in South Sudan was 1150 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in South Sudan of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 5.2%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in South Sudan is 40.9 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 13, 2021, 6:49 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"South Sudan’s laws criminalize consensual same-sex relations" (para 19).
March 13, 2021, 6:49 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Appeals stalled in the case of the Terrain hotel attack on the outskirts of Juba, in which soldiers raped and sexually assaulted at least five aid workers and murdered a journalist in July 2016" (para 26).
March 13, 2021, 6:49 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"In September, a special court to address non-conflict related sexual and gender-based violence crimes was launched and operationalized" (para 27).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

4.0
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GEW-PRACTICE-1

"South Sudan's civil war is a conflict now known for its brutality against civilians; the toll on women stands out especially. A detailed UN human rights report released in May accuses both the government and the rebels of horrific sexual crimes against women. And the areas in and around the UN's supposed safe havens themselves are not immune from the predatory behavior. 'The scale and ferocity of the sexual violence against South Sudanese women that we are witnessing in the current conflict has not been seen since some of the darkest atrocities of the [previous] civil war, pre-2005,' says Lydia Stone, a senior adviser to South Sudan's Ministry of Gender,...more
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

"'Rape and sexual assault are being used on a mass scale as a weapon of war'" (para 6).
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Every day, hundreds of women living at the United Nations base in Bentiu risk rape so they can feed their children" (para 1). "Yet groups responding to sexual violence in Bentiu have managed to document a sharp increase in rape cases since April. 'We had focus groups of over 100 women and in every focus group rape was consistently mentioned as the most pressing fear among women here, especially when they're leaving the camp to collect firewood,' says Sinead Murray of the International Rescue Committee, the NGO agency coordinating sexual violence response in Bentiu" (para 20-21).
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"Women fear they will be blamed for assaults, and admitting rape may affect a girl's ability to marry. Usually, few women come forward at all, and even fewer seek medical care after an attack. 'If they have not killed you, you just come back and you don't report to anyone,' Anne says. 'You cannot tell anybody, even your family. It's just our culture. We Nuer, we cannot talk about rape. It can bring fighting. You stay quiet'" (para 18-19).
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Women fear they will be blamed for assaults, and admitting rape may affect a girl's ability to marry. Usually, few women come forward at all, and even fewer seek medical care after an attack. 'If they have not killed you, you just come back and you don't report to anyone,' Anne says. 'You cannot tell anybody, even your family. It's just our culture. We Nuer, we cannot talk about rape. It can bring fighting. You stay quiet'" (para 18-19). "'There's no rule of law, soldiers are not in the barracks, they're just roaming around doing whatever they want,' a senior UN official in the Bentiu base told the Monitor. 'It's...more
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"'We had focus groups of over 100 women and in every focus group rape was consistently mentioned as the most pressing fear among women here, especially when they're leaving the camp to collect firewood,' says Sinead Murray of the International Rescue Committee, the NGO agency coordinating sexual violence response in Bentiu" (para 21).
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-3

"Women fear they will be blamed for assaults, and admitting rape may affect a girl's ability to marry. Usually, few women come forward at all, and even fewer seek medical care after an attack.'If they have not killed you, you just come back and you don't report to anyone,' Anne says. 'You cannot tell anybody, even your family. It's just our culture. We Nuer, we cannot talk about rape. It can bring fighting. You stay quiet'" (para 18).
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-2, GEW-LAW-1

"Government forces, called the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), have a strict code of conduct prohibiting violence against civilians, and soldiers who rape face the death penalty. In recent years the international community has invested heavily in reforming the SPLA" (para 22).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

4.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

7.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

3.0