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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 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).
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

The table titled "Countries with highest prevlanece of FGM, 2004-2015" shows 87% of women between the ages of 15-49 years in Sudan have undergone female genital mutilation (1).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho, Sudan, Zimbabwe
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 78 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 20 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: ATDW-LAW-5

"Some experts on Islamic jurisprudence state that the absence of a husband for at least one year is tantamount to divorce and is, therefore, grounds for cancellation of a stoning sentence" (para 3).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"On 28 June, 12 Christian women wearing trousers were arrested by police and were brought before the Public Order Court charged with being “indecently dressed”. Under Article 152 of the Criminal Act, they could be sentenced to flogging" (para 12)
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"The Sudanese government is a signatory to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and is thus obliged to align its law with the international standards under the ICCPR. Article 6 of the ICCPR stipulates that the “sentence of death may be imposed only for the most serious crimes”. We consider that enforcement of Sudanese law not only breaches the ICCPR but also unfairly targets women as most of those charged of adultery had been women" (para 9).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

"A new wave of moral campaigns against women that the Sudanese government has launched following the general election in April 2015 which aims to further control women’s freedoms of movement and expression in public" (para 13).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DSFMF-PRACTICE-3

"Some experts on Islamic jurisprudence state that the absence of a husband for at least one year is tantamount to divorce and is, therefore, grounds for cancellation of a stoning sentence" (para 3). "Article 146 of Sudan's Criminal Act of 1991 provides that death by stoning is the punishment for adultery by a married person whereas sexual intercourse between a man and woman who are not married carries the lesser sentence of 100 lashes" (para 5). "according to Sharia law, stoning and flogging cannot be carried out if there is any doubt that the serious offence (or "Hudood") was committed. Saadia testified that she never engaged in a sexual intercourse...more