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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 4.4 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.96 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2014 was 4.31 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Laos, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Burundi, Chad, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Uganda, Zambia
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

4.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 42.4 per 1000 population.
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: SMPP-PRACTICE-1

"They drop out of school when pregnant but school is already difficult when they are hassled on the way there and when they are menstruating. Without school, options are limited and the cycle of poverty continues. Maternal malnutrition, complications surrounding birth and abortion are all present" (para 11).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MULV-PRACTICE-1

"'I had a baby when I was 14. The father ran away,' she says. 'I tried to search for him but his parents said he had died. Anita is nonchalant and wants an independent life. Her friends fear getting pregnant more than contracting HIV'" (para 13).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MABFC-DATA-2

"He has educated his own bishop on these matters and he talks of timing and spacing of children as being part of the issue. 'A baby a year? No, we have to advocate for women but male involvement is key. Men say to women: <> But no'" (para 16). This implies the average spacing between births is of one year (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"When a mother dies, it is likely that her baby will die before the age of two. Such mothers may leave four or five children" (para 21).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"On average, women in Uganda have five children, but in rural areas they have many more" (para 6).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"Without school, options are limited and the cycle of poverty continues. Maternal malnutrition, complications surrounding birth and abortion are all present" (para 11).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Some young girls are given away to older men whom they call 'sugar daddies'. They drop out of school when pregnant but school is already difficult when they are hassled on the way there and when they are menstruating. Without school, options are limited and the cycle of poverty continues. Maternal malnutrition, complications surrounding birth and abortion are all present" (para 11).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-2, ATFPA-PRACTICE-1

"These women have built their own houses, but to be without a husband is to be outcast" (para 10).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

"No, we have to advocate for women but male involvement is key. Men say to women: ‘You are my property'" (para 16). This implies that in decision making in families the authority tends to lay on men (CCS-CODER COMMENT). "Christine is 18 and pregnant with her second child. She wants seven children, she says, because her husband does" (para 22).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"About 27% of women use a modern form of contraception" (para 6). "On average, they [Ugandan women] don’t start seeking contraception until they have at least two kids" (para 9).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: MABFC-DATA-1

"In a country where one in four women have a child by 19" (para 1)
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"There is a high rate of girls under 14 giving birth, some as young as 10" (para 7). "A quarter of Ugandan women will have a child by 19. On average, they don’t start seeking contraception until they have at least two kids" (para 9).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"A woman lies on her back, a one-year-old straddling her. One hand is over her eyes, the other held out. A nurse gently inserts a small white strip of contraceptive implant into her upper arm while her baby plays on her" (para 1). "'I have four children so this does not hurt,' says Monica, the women who is getting the implant. 'I have no husband.' Eve Uwamahoro, the nurse, is pleased. 'She will go out and tell the others that,1 she says" (para 2-3). "Another nurse opens her 'choice kit', showing different methods of contraception. The women scrabble to get into a van bearing the slogan: 'Parenting with Joy'" (para...more
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: Uganda
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

343.0
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: 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: Uganda
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 49.9 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Uganda, Zambia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 141.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 53.0 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: Benin, Dominican Republic, Singapore, Uganda
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.9 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: Uganda
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 62.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 60.2 years for men and 64.8 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Gambia, Uganda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 57 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).