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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
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 0.37 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 0.87 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Croatia, Djibouti, Fiji, Ghana, Iceland, Italy, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Paraguay, Qatar, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Fiji, Guyana, Iceland, Mauritania, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 30, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Countries: Iceland, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to Box 1, in 2016 the total female homicide rate was 0.6 per 100,000 female population.
Nov. 15, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"The couples who visit Dr Saggar’s clinics are ‘very often Muslims, but not exclusively’. Some opt for no medical intervention, saying it is the will of God whether or not they have a damaged baby. 41 Others choose IVF, where the husband and wife create an embryo which can be pre-screened before it is selected for implantation in the mother’s womb, to ensure it has no genetic defect. Some couples already expecting a baby with an inherited problem are offered a termination. But it is their choice" (40, 41). Dr. Saggar's clinic offers testing services to consanguinous couples to determine their risk of having a disabled baby (SLE - CODER...more
Nov. 15, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

"Her life stretches ahead of her, yet at the age of just 18 she is already discussing with her family whether she should have an arranged marriage, and whether her future husband should be a cousin. For Hiba comes from the city’s British-Pakistani community, in which around 60 per cent of mothers are married to their cousins according, to a major academic study" (2, 3). "Relationships described as ‘consanguineous’ are those between couples who are at least second cousins or more closely related. The practice has been legal in Britain for more than 400 years, but is considered one of society’s last taboos. In British Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, marriage...more
Nov. 15, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"Next month, Unicef will launch a campaign to educate young people about the risks of the online world. The UK’s #WeProtect project, an international alliance to fight online child abuse, has promised £10m to the campaign" (para 12).
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 12.0 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Sweden, United Kingdom
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 11.9 per 1000 people.
Oct. 29, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"In other countries, such as Britain, the policy entails offenders registering with their local police station. Key people within the community such as doctors, youth leaders, landlords are informed and police monitor the offender" (para 21).
Oct. 29, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Countries: South Africa, United Kingdom
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Many countries, such as the United States, Britain and South Africa keep a record of people who have been convicted of sexual offences such as pedophilia and rape" (para 19).
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Estonia, Libya, Malta, Slovenia, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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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: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Oct. 17, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-4

"For instance, in 2014, 76 per cent suicides in the UK were by men" (para 11).
Oct. 12, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported number of rapes in 2014 in the United Kingdom were reported to the UNODC by each country pertaining to the United Kingdom separately. England and Wales reported 29,300, Scotland reported 1,797 and Northern Ireland reported 655. The sum of these incidents divided by the total population of the United Kingdom yields a rape rate of 49.14 per 100,000 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 14.4 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 4.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8.9 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 81.4 years, with the average life expectancy being 79.7 years for men and 83.2 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-LAW-1

"Forcing someone to marry against their will is a criminal offence that carries a maximum sentence of seven years. A forced marriage is defined as one in which one or both spouses do not consent to the union, and violence, threats or any other form of coercion are involved" (14-15).
Oct. 5, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"Nearly 12,000 possible forced marriage cases were flagged up to the government’s Forced Marriage Unit last year - with more than a quarter involving victims below the age of 18" (para 3). "In 2017, of nearly 1,200 cases handled by the government’s Forced Marriage Unit, 355 involved victims aged 18 or younger. Around 168 cases examined related to victims aged 15 or younger" (para 16-17).
Oct. 5, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The minimum age for marriage could rise to 18 to help protect those forced into abusive relationships, a minister suggested" (para 1). "Asked if the government would review current legislation allowing 16 and 17-year-olds to marry with parental consent, she said: ‘I will certainly bring that point back because (it) is absolutely right to be concerned about it’" (para 4). "The issue was also debated in the Commons where a private member’s bill to raise the legal marriage age to 18 was successfully introduced... the bill will progress to a second reading" (para 6-7).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 4.2 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Estonia, Libya, Malta, Slovenia, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

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

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 81.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 79.4 years for men and 83.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Gabon, Spain, United Kingdom
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7 (per 100,000).