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Latest items for Trinidad/Tobago

Oct. 11, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 13.23. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
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 58.2 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 38.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 18.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 12.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Germany, Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.6 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 71.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 68.2 years for men and 75.6 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 20.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 13.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 63 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 71.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 67.9 years for men and 74.8 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
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 55.1 (latest available data for 2005-2009).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14.4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14.5 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 35.5 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"The government and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) reported that many incidents of rape and other sexual crimes were unreported, partly due to perceived insensitivity of police, exacerbated by a wide cultural acceptance of gender-based violence...Police channeled resources to its Victim and Witness Support Unit in an effort to overcome the public perception of insensitivity...The Domestic Violence Unit and the Rape Crisis Society, two NGOs that received funding from the government, operated a 24-hour hotline for victims of domestic violence. Hotline operators referred callers to NGO-run shelters for female survivors, a rape crisis center, counseling services, support groups, and other assistance providers" (13).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"Although the legal age for civil and Christian marriage is 18 for both men and women, the distinct laws and attitudes of the various religious denominations determine the minimum legal age for marriage. Under the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act, the minimum legal age for marriage is 16 for men and 12 for women; under the Hindu Marriage Act, the minimum legal age for marriage is 18 for men and 14 for women; and the Orisa Marriage Act sets the minimum legal age for marriage at 18 for men and 16 for women" (15).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"While reliable national statistics were not available, women’s groups estimated that as many as 50 percent of all women suffered abuse" (13).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The most serious human rights problems were...violence and discrimination against women" (1).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

"No laws specifically prohibit sexual harassment" (13).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal and punishable by up to life imprisonment, but the courts often imposed considerably shorter sentences" (13). "The age of sexual consent is 18, and the age of consent for sexual touching is 16...The law also created specific offenses such as sexual grooming of a child (gaining the trust of a child, or of a person who takes care of the child, for the purpose of sexual activity with the child) and child pornography" (15).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The law and regulations prohibited discrimination with respect to employment and occupation on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, political opinion, national origin or citizenship, and social origin" (21).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"The 2014 Bail Act allows judges to deny bail for up to 120 days for repeat offenders with a prior serious offense or violent crime conviction within the past 10 years. This legislation applies to sexual offenses in which the alleged victim is a child" (6). "Rape, including spousal rape, is illegal and punishable by up to life imprisonment, but the courts often imposed considerably shorter sentences" (13). "Sexual penetration of a child is punishable by a maximum of life in prison" (15).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1, GP-DATA-3

"Until the September elections, the Ministry of Gender, Youth, and Child Development had primary responsibility for protecting women’s rights and advancement, and it sponsored income generation workshops for unemployed single mothers and nontraditional skills training for women. After the elections the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services assumed this responsibility" (14).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"Also on February 25, two police officers assigned to the Maraval police station stopped a woman suspected of possessing marijuana at a roadblock, took her into custody, and drove her to a remote area, where one of the officers sexually assaulted her. The other police officers allegedly offered the victim money to keep quiet. On March 9, authorities charged the perpetrators with nine criminal offenses, including indecent assault and grievous sexual assault" (2). "Although conditions at the women’s prison were better than those in the Port of Spain and remand prisons, the women’s facility occasionally became overcrowded, since it held both women on remand and those serving prison sentences. The...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"The law provides for protection orders separating perpetrators of domestic violence, including abusive spouses and common-law partners, from their victims. Courts may also fine or imprison abusive spouses" (13).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"At the same time, the government established the Counter-Trafficking Unit, charged with investigating potential forced labor cases and with referring cases for prosecution" (20).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The unit continued outreach activities to support survivors of domestic violence. Police recruits also received additional training in the handling of domestic violence cases, and the service introduced new questions relating to domestic violence legislation to basic training exams...The Domestic Violence Unit and the Rape Crisis Society, two NGOs that received funding from the government, operated a 24-hour hotline for victims of domestic violence. Hotline operators referred callers to NGO-run shelters for female survivors, a rape crisis center, counseling services, support groups, and other assistance providers" (13).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Every person born in the country is a citizen at birth, unless the parents are foreign envoys accredited to the country. Children born outside the country can become citizens at birth if on that date one or both of the parents is, or was, a citizen" (14).