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

"6.2% of seats in the lower/single house of Swaziland (4 out of 65 total seats) are held by women. 33.3% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Swaziland (10 out of 30 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"26.3% of ministerial positions in Swaziland (5 out of 19 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 26, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"In a polygynous Swazi household, the eldest son in each house succeeds in each individual house. If the eldest son in a house is deceased, succession will proceed along the following lines: first all his male descendants will be considered and thereafter his younger brothers and their descendants" (230)
Jan. 26, 2019, 3:16 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: POLY-LAW-1, POLY-LAW-2

""A month after the husband’s death, the lusendvo or family council, which consists of the wife’s in-laws, meets to decide upon the heir. The heir (always a male) is chosen according to his mother’s seniority-ranking and status. In polygamous marriages, the eldest son of the highest ranking woman ‘wins’ the status of heir to his father’s estate and is known as inkhosana, or head heir. Widows’ (and thus heirs’) seniority in a polygamous marriage is determined according to the following scheme of preference: 1. A widow of royal blood; 2. A widow who has the same clan name as that of the deceased’s mother. (Such a wife is considered a...more
Jan. 26, 2019, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"The Intestate Succession Act governs distribution of an intestate estate. Under this Act, the widow is entitled to inherit as one of the intestate heirs. If there are any surviving children of the marriage, the widow receives a share in the property that equals each child’s share. Again, we see how Swazi law reduces married women to the legal status of a minor" (136)
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

2.0
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

2.0
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 19.74 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 22, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"In a polygamous family, when the husband dies, if the first wife has no children, particularly no son, a son from another woman is given to the first wife and is made an heir" (45)
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Swaziland in 2015 was 7.17 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 5, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"[In] Swaziland –A woman married in community of property can now register property in her own name" (para 25).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 10.7 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 9.53 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

11.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Fiji, Guyana, Iceland, Mauritania, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

3.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Comoros, Cote D'Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Iraq, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Palestine, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Yemen
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 12, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the World Bank data set, the crude birth rate for Swaziland (listed as Eswatini in the dataset) in 2016 was 28.85 per 1,000 people.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 32.5 per 1000 people.
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: Swaziland
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

389.0
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: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
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 80.6 (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: Swaziland
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 70.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 21.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.3 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 57.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 55.1 years for men and 59.9 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 60.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 14.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).