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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.26 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2012 was 1.03 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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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

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Nov. 30, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Abortion on request is legal only in Tunisia...Abortion is legal in the case of an affected fetus in... Tunisia " (13).
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

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Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Iran, Tunisia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 17.4 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Iran, Tunisia
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 19.9 per 1000 people.
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

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

62.0
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: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Suriname, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Oct. 17, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"In recent years, almost half of the countries and autonomous regions in the Middle East and North Africa have introduced some form of domestic violence legislation or regulation, including Algeria, Bahrain, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia. These laws vary in the degree to which they comply with international standards" (para 52).
Oct. 12, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"A March study by the Tunisian General Labor Union’s National Commission of Working Women indicated that 32 percent of all women experienced some kind of physical violence, 28.9 percent experienced psychological violence or harassment, 15.7 percent suffered sexual violence or exploitation" (16). This lifetime rape rate can be converted to a yearly estimated rape rate of 220.17 per 100,000 total population. This conversion was made with a formula commonly used in epidemiology to convert a cumulative rate into a rate for a specific time (in our case 1 year). It is important to note that this estimate excludes any male rape victims (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Suriname, Tunisia
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 73.2 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 3.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 13.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 8.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia, Tunisia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.4 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire, Morocco, Tunisia, Uganda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 74 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 76.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 74.1 years for men and 78.1 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: DTCP-LAW-1

"After Ennahda won power in 2011, a debate emerged in Tunisia on the inclusion of Sharia as a main source of the constitution. This debate raised concerns that such a move would threaten Tunisian society, which is governed by the Code of Personal Status and other legislation and texts stipulating the prohibition of polygamy, the right to education and employment and a recognition of gender equality" (para. 14).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"(Tunisia) is governed by the Code of Personal Status and other legislation and texts stipulating the prohibition of polygamy, the right to education and employment and a recognition of gender equality" (para. 14).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Abdel Rahim told Al-Monitor, 'We hope a woman can fill the position of president or prime minister for the first time in the elections that will be held in 2019,' while saying that the patriarchal view that still prevails is preventing her from becoming the first woman to head the Tunis municipality" (para. 4). "Iman al-Amer, a winning candidate for Nidaa Tunis in the Manouba governorate municipality of Bordj El Amri, where Nidaa Tunis got the most the votes, attributed the increasing representation of women in the municipal elections to the Tunisian people's awareness of the importance of females in political life" (para. 13).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Abdel Rahim told Al-Monitor, 'We hope a woman can fill the position of president or prime minister for the first time in the elections that will be held in 2019,” while saying that the patriarchal view that still prevails is preventing her from becoming the first woman to head the Tunis municipality'" (para. 4).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"(Tunisia) is governed by the Code of Personal Status and other legislation and texts stipulating the prohibition of polygamy" (para. 14). "The Tunisian Code of Personal Status prohibited polygamy and aimed for full gender equality; it was adopted in 1956 under Prime Minister Habib Bourguiba" (para. 22).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: GP-DATA-4

"The government of national unity of 28 ministers (includes) Minister of Women, Family and Childhood Naziha Obeidi" (para. 21).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Bochra Belhaj Hmida, head of the Individual Freedoms and Equality Committee, told Al-Monitor that there is a significant percentage of women in the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (parliament), as their number rose to 73 deputies in 2014, 34% of the total. There had been 49 women deputies in the Constituent Assembly, which was dissolved and replaced by the Assembly of Representatives in 2011" (para. 16).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"The Independent High Authority for Elections said May 9 that Tunisian women accounted for 47.7% of the total number of winners and headed 29.55% of the lists in the May 6 municipal elections" (para. 1 )."Abdel Rahim told Al-Monitor, 'We hope a woman can fill the position of president or prime minister for the first time in the elections that will be held in 2019'" (para. 4). It shows that never a woman has been president or prime minister in Tunisia. (JSM - coder comment). "There are no women in Tunisia who currently head a political party, and women have never held the post of president or prime minister since...more
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The government of national unity of 28 ministers headed by Chahed includes three women: Minister of Tourism and Handicraft Salma al-Loumi al-Raqiq, Minister of Women, Family and Childhood Naziha Obeidi and Minister of Youth and Sports Majdouline Cherni" (para. 21).
Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-LAW-2

"The local elections law adopted in 2014 has given way to an unprecedented participation of women, candidates under the age of 35 and people with special needs. The law provides for the principle of gender parity, and this was the first election in the history of Tunisia to have equal numbers of male and female candidates on party, independent and coalition lists" (para. 2).