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

"17.6% of seats in the lower/single house of Togo (16 out of 91 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"20.0% of ministerial positions in Togo (4 out of 20 total positions) are held by women"
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: Togo
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 6.42 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 22, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

"Les enfants ou leurs descendants succèdent à leurs père et mère, aïeuls et aïeules ou autres ascendants encore qu'ils soient issus de différents mariages ou nés hors mariage. Ifs succèdent par égales portions et par tête, quand ils sont tous au premier degré et appelés de leur chef. Ils succèdent par souches lorsqu'ils viennent tous ou en partie par représentation" (70). Translation: The children or their descendants inherit from their father and mother, grandfather and grandmother or other ancestors/forbears even though they are born of different marriages or born out of wedlock. They inherit in equal portions and per capita when they are all in the first degree and take...more
Jan. 22, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1, IAD-PRACTICE-1

"Togolese custom is very unfavourable to women in the matter of inheritance. Women are not entitled to inherit from their husbands or fathers, but can hold property in usufruct" (272)
Jan. 19, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"In the case of a polygamous marriage, goods and chattels in the husband’s main residence are deemed to belong to him; goods and chattels in a secondary residence are deemed to belong to the woman who lives in that residence. In the event of the death of the husband or wife, the couple’s property is liquidated in the same way as in the case of divorce. Where the deceased spouse opted for application of the Code, the surviving spouse is entitled to one quarter of his or her estate" (128)
Jan. 19, 2019, 4:11 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: POLY-LAW-1

"In the case of polygamous marriages, the Personal and Family Code of 31 January 1980 is silent on the legal procedure for administration of property by one of the wives if the husband dies" (64)
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Togo in 2015 was 5.34 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 5, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-2

"While this is welcome news, we are also encouraging Togo to conduct a full review of the nationality law to reaffirm that naturalized Togolese women will not lose their nationality in cases of divorce. Due to conflicting language in the law (Article 23 of the nationality law vs Article 149 of the 2012 Code of Persons and the Family), confusion remains on this point" (para 42).
Jan. 5, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: CLCW-LAW-1

"In July 2015, the Ambassador of Togo to the United Nations informed Equality Now that a bill giving women the equal right with men to transfer their nationality to their children and spouses was being written. While this is welcome news, we are also encouraging Togo to conduct a full review of the nationality law to reaffirm that naturalized Togolese women will not lose their nationality in cases of divorce. Due to conflicting language in the law (Article 23 of the nationality law vs Article 149 of the 2012 Code of Persons and the Family), confusion remains on this point" (para 42).
Jan. 5, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1, RISW-PRACTICE-1

"In July 2015, the Ambassador of Togo to the United Nations informed Equality Now that a bill giving women the equal right with men to transfer their nationality to their children and spouses was being written" (para 42).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 4.3 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.84 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 3.17 per 100,000 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: Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Suriname, Togo, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

4.0
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
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo, Togo
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 32.8 per 1000 population.
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: Togo
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

368.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, India, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Suriname, Togo, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 85.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 75.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 26.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.6 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau, Togo, Yemen
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 45 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 60.6 years, with the average life expectancy being 59.7 years for men and 61.5 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Togo, Yemen
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 45 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).