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Feb. 22, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"21% of ministerial positions in the United States (5 out of 24 total positions) are held by women"
Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database, the femicie rate for 15-44 year olds in 2007 was 3.57 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 2211 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 61,994,825 in that year.
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"19.1% of the seats in the lower/single house of the United States (83 out of 435 total seats) are held by women. 21.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of the United States (21 out of 100 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"23% of senior business roles in the United States are held by women" (para 2). " 42.7% of managerial positions in the United States are held by women" (para 3).
Feb. 5, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3

"23% of senior business roles in the United States are held by women" (para 2). " 42.7% of managerial positions in the United States are held by women" (para 3).
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2005 was 4847. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of 5.79 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, Yemen
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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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

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 3.03 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 23, 2019, 7:26 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

"The 4.222 of women in the Armed Forces equals 18.92% of all the people in that group" (para. 3).
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2014 for women ages 15-54 in the United States was 7.45 per 100,000. This rate was calculated by adding the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 and dividing by the total female population for that age group (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 18, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

"Historical witchcraft accusations: Salem became famous for hanging 20 women accused of being witches in the 1960s" (Slide 5).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in the United States in 2015 was 6.2 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 5, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"On 12 June 2017, the US Supreme Court handed down a ruling in Sessions v. Morales-Santana (formerly Lynch v. Morales-Santana) to address the sex discrimination in the Immigration and Nationality Act. Going forward, unmarried American fathers and mothers will have the same residency requirements in order to pass on citizenship to their children born abroad, although the new length of the residency is still to be determined by Congress. Previously, fathers had to satisfy a longer residency time period than mothers, which the court found unconstitutional" (para 35).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 2.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 1.18 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 2.26 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

3.0
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 States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 12.4 per 1000 population.
Oct. 31, 2018, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"These jobs help the economy, but they do little to advance careers or bridge Japan’s gender wage gap… (In the United States, the gap is 18.2 percent.)" (para. 6).
Oct. 31, 2018, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"A 2017 Japanese government report found that women make up just 13 percent of managerial positions in Japan, compared with 44 percent in the United States" (para. 6).
Oct. 31, 2018, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"A 2017 Japanese government report found that women make up just 13 percent of managerial positions in Japan, compared with 44 percent in the United States" (para. 7 ).
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Belarus, United States
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 12.4 per 1000 people.
Oct. 29, 2018, 8:14 a.m.
Countries: United States
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. The United States, for example, has an online database which is open to the public. It provides information including the offender's photograph and address, as well as details of the crime" (para 19-20).
Oct. 25, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Canada, United States, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"By 2015, this figure had fallen to 8%. Uruguay now has the second lowest maternal mortality rate in the Americas, after Canada but above the US, which comes in fifth" (para 10).
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Fiji, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Moldova, New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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

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