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

"In 2020, 78% of births in Sudan were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Sudan was 63.4 years for males and 66.9 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Sudan was 60 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Sudan was 295 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Sudan was 295 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Sudan was 295 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Sudan of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 30.1%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Sudan is 86.8 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 13, 2021, 7:02 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Although women played an important role in the protests, women’s rights groups expressed disappointment that few women were included in a transitional government" (para 4).
March 13, 2021, 7:02 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"In violation of international human rights law, it retains the death penalty and corporal punishment for numerous crimes, including consensual same-sex conduct" (para 16).
March 13, 2021, 7:02 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"Women released from detention told Human Rights Watch they were beaten and sexually harassed and threatened with rape" (para 13).
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
Jan. 30, 2021, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"It is of note that the woman, in the aftermath of the rape, was found by a police officer. The police officer in question brought the woman to a police station however due to it being the public holiday of Eid Al Fitr failed to file a formal complaint. The Attorney General, following the woman’s arrest, has since blocked the woman from filing a complaint of rape as she was under investigation for a criminal offence. There is no legal guidance on whether a person under a criminal investigation can raise criminal complaints and the Attorney General has arbitrarily interpreted this legal void in a way that the perpetrators have...more
Jan. 30, 2021, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DSFMF-PRACTICE-3

"Since the court case began on the 6th Feb, various charges have been added, removed or amended against those standing trial, with up until yesterday (19th Feb) the Ethiopian woman as well as five of the male perpetrators being charged with adultery. Similarly, where there had been some dispute regarding the woman’s marital status, the court finally accepted that she was divorced, thus mitigating the threat of a death by stoning sentence which could be levelled against a married person for adultery" (para 5). "Article 146: Whoever commits the offence of adultery shall be punished with : (a) execution, by Lapidation (stoning) where the offender is married (muhsan); (b) one...more
Jan. 30, 2021, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"The Ethiopian woman, who is currently nine months pregnant, was three months pregnant at the time of the rape itself. Since her arrest she has been kept in police cells and been refused requests for her transfer to medical facilities" (para 4). "It is of note that the woman, in the aftermath of the rape, was found by a police officer. The police officer in question brought the woman to a police station however due to it being the public holiday of Eid Al Fitr failed to file a formal complaint. The Attorney General, following the woman’s arrest, has since blocked the woman from filing a complaint of rape as...more
Jan. 30, 2021, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DSFMF-LAW-1

"Since the court case began on the 6th Feb, various charges have been added, removed or amended against those standing trial, with up until yesterday (19th Feb) the Ethiopian woman as well as five of the male perpetrators being charged with adultery. Similarly, where there had been some dispute regarding the woman’s marital status, the court finally accepted that she was divorced, thus mitigating the threat of a death by stoning sentence which could be levelled against a married person for adultery" (para 5). "Article 145: There shall be deemed to commit adultery:- (a) every man, who has sexual intercourse with a woman, without there being a lawful bond between...more
Jan. 30, 2021, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-3

"The young Ethiopian woman at the centre of a trial where she was gang raped by seven men has been found guilty of committing 'Indecent Acts'. She has been sentenced to 1 month in prison which has been suspended and a fine of 5000 Sudanese Pounds (approximately 961 USD" (para 1). "Similarly, where there had been some dispute regarding the woman’s marital status, the court finally accepted that she was divorced, thus mitigating the threat of a death by stoning sentence which could be levelled against a married person for adultery" (para 5).
Jan. 30, 2021, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"Of the seven men who were also under trial, three were convicted of adultery and sentenced to 100 lashes, whilst a further two were convicted of indecent acts and sentenced to 40 lashes, one with an added 3000SDG (577USD approx) fine and the other with an added 2000SDG (385USD approx) fine. A sixth person involved with incident was set free due to insufficient evidence against him. A further man was convicted of Article 153, distributing indecent material, and was sentenced to 40 lashes and a fine of 10,000 SDG (1,923USD approx). Those subject to lashings had their sentences carried out immediately afterwards in a closed court setting" (para 2).more
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
Dec. 3, 2020, 12:28 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DTCP-LAW-1

"Arbiters of disputes and administrators of formal and informal laws come in various forms throughout Sudan, depending on ethnic, religious and political factors. Judicial courts are provided for under both statute and customary law while informal community practices also rely upon local chiefs, known as Sultans, to resolve disputes between community members. Indeed, '(t)he judiciary relies greatly on popular justice for solving disputes through methods of conciliation and the application of tradition'. Customary laws generally consist of non-state dispute resolution systems that are usually based upon local customary, traditional or tribal systems of justice. Given Sudan's ethnic and religious plurality, customary laws and practice are diverse, differing from tribe-to-tribe and...more
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

3.0