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Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"30.5% of seats in the lower/single house of Sudan (130 out of 426 total seats) are held by women. 35.2% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Sudan (19 out of 54 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"11.4% of ministerial positions in Sudan (4 out of 35 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 26, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"Under Islamic family law women have inheritance rights. However, under the rule of ta’seeb, or inheritance by filiation, the share for women and daughters is generally half of that to which men are entitled. Women do not have any rights to inheritance under customary law" (2)
Jan. 26, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"In accordance with Sharia, polygamy is legal in Sudan as is repudiation...Under Sharia, calculations of inheritance shares are detailed and complex" (266)
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

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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: 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 2.08 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Sudan in 2015 was 5.94 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 2.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.93 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Laos, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

12.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

1.0
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
Nov. 1, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: CLCC-LAW-2

"The Supreme Court of Sudan reaffirmed the right of Sudanese women to confer nationality on their children in a July 6 decision. This important advancement for gender equal nationality rights underscores the need for Sudan's Nationality Act to be aligned with the country’s Interim Constitution and international law" (para. 1). "Though the Interim Constitution (2005) enshrines the equal right of men and women to pass nationality to their children, the Sudanese Nationality Act (amended 2011) retains several provisions that discriminate against women. While Sudanese men automatically confer citizenship on their children, the children of Sudanese women and foreign fathers are required to submit an application in order to acquire citizenship....more
Nov. 1, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"The Supreme Court of Sudan reaffirmed the right of Sudanese women to confer nationality on their children in a July 6 decision. This important advancement for gender equal nationality rights underscores the need for Sudan's Nationality Act to be aligned with the country’s Interim Constitution and international law" (para. 1). "Though the Interim Constitution (2005) enshrines the equal right of men and women to pass nationality to their children, the Sudanese Nationality Act (amended 2011) retains several provisions that discriminate against women. While Sudanese men automatically confer citizenship on their children, the children of Sudanese women and foreign fathers are required to submit an application in order to acquire citizenship"...more
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 34.2 per 1000 population.
Oct. 25, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Sudan’s Personal Status Law for Muslims (1991) has come under huge criticism from civil society for legalising child marriage at the age of 10 and denying women consent in marriage. Reform efforts are hampered by the traditions of society and the views of religious leaders" (para 7). "Salah told 7Dnews that the proposed amendments include the criminalisation of forced marriage, and for a woman’s consent to be mandatory and that the minimum age for marriage should be identified as the age of maturity, although she said the age of maturity differs from person to person... The age of maturity remains unidentified according to Salah’s statement" (para 14-15). Suhair Ahmed Salah...more
Oct. 25, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Sudan’s Household Survey in 2010 states that 38% of women in Sudan were married or in union before the age of 18. UNICEF’s latest statistics suggest that 33% of women between the ages of 20 and 24 have been married or in union by the age of 18" (para 5).
Oct. 25, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Alkarib said that although child marriage is not new to Sudanese society, the phenomenon has been on the rise during the past two decades... She said, 'There are economic factors and widespread poverty. The closure of girls' boarding schools which persuaded some families to stop sending their daughters to school and marrying them off instead" (para 11).
Oct. 25, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Rahma “the name means mercy” is an 11-year-old Sudanese girl who was given away in marriage to a 38-year-old man in January of this year. She could not stand the beating and torture of her husband, and she sought protection from the police. A Khartoum court revoked her marriage on Sunday, July 22nd" (para 1). "Alfatih Hussein, Rahma’s lawyer, said the grounds for the court verdict is the fact that Rahma is a minor and was married off without the court’s permission, in violation of Article 40 of the Sudanese Personal Status Law. Her father admitted that his daughter's marriage was carried out without the court's authorisation" (para 2). "Sudan’s...more
Oct. 25, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"Alfatih Hussein, Rahma’s lawyer, said the grounds for the court verdict is the fact that Rahma is a minor and was married off without the court’s permission, in violation of Article 40 of the Sudanese Personal Status Law. Her father admitted that his daughter's marriage was carried out without the court's authorisation" (para 2). "Sudan’s Personal Status Law for Muslims (1991) has come under huge criticism from civil society for legalising child marriage at the age of 10 and denying women consent in marriage" (para 7). "Alkarib said that although child marriage is not new to Sudanese society, the phenomenon has been on the rise during the past two decades......more
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: Sudan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

311.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: 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 30.2 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Sudan, Swaziland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 87.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 65.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 29.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8.1 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Lesotho, Sudan, Zimbabwe
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 78 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 65.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 63.4 years for men and 66.9 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).