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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Syria
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.8 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.43 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

13.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

0.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 9, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"Before the Syrian conflict, child marriage would not have been a reality for Iman and her family, as it was a significantly less common practice. Some estimates show that child marriage rates are four times higher among Syrian refugees today [in Lebanon] than among Syrians before the crisis. This skyrocketing rate can be attributed to the terror, poverty and instability that the conflict has caused" (para 6).
Nov. 9, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Reports indicate that girls with less education are at the highest risk of child marriage" (para 9).
Nov. 9, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"A newly completed survey conducted by UNFPA, the American University of Beirut and Sawa for Development and Aid, found that there has been alarming rise of child marriage among Syrian refugee children" (para 2). "Before the Syrian conflict, child marriage would not have been a reality for Iman and her family, as it was a significantly less common practice. Some estimates show that child marriage rates are four times higher among Syrian refugees today than among Syrians before the crisis. This skyrocketing rate can be attributed to the terror, poverty and instability that the conflict has caused" (para 8).
Nov. 9, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"An alarming rise in child marriages has been seen among the most vulnerable Syrian refugee populations in Lebanon, according to a newly completed survey conducted by UNFPA, the American University of Beirut and Sawa for Development and Aid" (para 1). "Among refugee girls currently between ages 15 and 17, some 24 per cent are married" (para 3). "Before the Syrian conflict, child marriage would not have been a reality for Iman and her family, as it was a significantly less common practice. Some estimates show that child marriage rates are four times higher among Syrian refugees today [in Lebanon] than among Syrians before the crisis. This skyrocketing rate can be...more
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 20.7 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Maldives, Peru, Syria
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

68.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Belarus, El Salvador, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Russia, Solomon Islands, Syria, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

0.0
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. 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Syria
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

“'Other countries in the region that still have provisions that could allow rapists to go free by marrying victims, including Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, and Syria, also should repeal them' (para 3)".
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Syria
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 53.3 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Syria, Tajikistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 54.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 17.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 8.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 1.9 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Colombia, Maldives, New Zealand, Paraguay, Syria, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 96 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 63.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 59.4 years for men and 68.9 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 96 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2009).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 96 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2009).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 12.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 7.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Maldives, Peru, Syria
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 68 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 64.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 59.9 years for men and 69.9 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 53.3 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 0.4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2.7 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: South Africa, Syria, Tajikistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 54 based on data from 2005-2014.
June 8, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"Furthermore, the Committee notes with concern: (a) That discriminatory stereotypes portraying women as mothers and housewives and men as active participants in economic and public life remain present in some textbooks, in particular textbooks for refugees, which are based on the Syrian curriculum" (page 13).