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Latest items for South Sudan

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

52%
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."
March 19, 2020, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: INFIB-LAW-1

"The Penal Code Act (2008) criminalises anyone who makes or causes female genital mutilation or cutting and can be imprisoned for up to 10 years (Article 259). The Child Act (2008) ensures that harmful cultural and social practices are abolished (Article 36.2.o), but does not specifically address female genital mutilation. Survivors of FGM/C cannot seek legal redress or compensation under the law. There is no national action plan or strategy to combat FGM/C."
Feb. 15, 2020, 6:34 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

The gender parity index for gross secondary school enrollment (i.e. the ratio of girls to boys enrolled at the secondary level) is 0.53671 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 21, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The marriage of a 16-year-old girl, the daughter of a cattle herdsman, to a 28-year-old man was deemed illegal by a court in Kapoeta late last monthThe marriage of a 16-year-old girl, the daughter of a cattle herdsman, to a 28-year-old man was deemed illegal by a court in Kapoeta late last month" (para 2). "The legal age of marriage [is] 18" (para 3). "The girl's father, uncle and groom were each sentenced to three years in prison after arranging the marriage" (para 8).
Dec. 21, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Poverty, climate change, low levels of literacy and gender inequality in education have fuelled child marriage in the country for years" (para 4).
Dec. 21, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Despite the legal age of marriage being 18, more than 50% of South Sudanese girls are wed before their 18th birthday" (para 3). "South Sudan has the seventh highest prevalence of child marriage in the world" (para 13).
Dec. 21, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"'Child marriage is common in Kapoeta because the communities are cattle keepers and so they use their daughters for wealth,' Karlo told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone" (para 6).
Dec. 21, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-5

"Child marriage is common in Kapoeta because the communities are cattle keepers and so they use their daughters for wealth" (para 6). "It involved paying a dowry of 60 cows to the bride's family" (para 9).
Dec. 18, 2019, 5:05 p.m.
Countries: Burundi, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Iran, Libya, Mauritania, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, Venezuela, Yemen
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

4.0
Dec. 7, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Proportions of women in parliament in East Africa … South Sudan at 26.6 percent" (3).
Oct. 18, 2019, 3:05 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Guyana, Iceland, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Laos, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, South Sudan, Suriname, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

1.0
Oct. 18, 2019, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, D R Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, North Korea, Peru, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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