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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 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

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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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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, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"A record number of women are running for the U.S. House, Senate and state legislatures this year — more than any other election in U.S. history" (para 1). "A record 3,379 women have won nomination for state legislatures across the country, breaking 2016’s record of 2,649, according to the Center for American Women and Politics. And 235 women won nominations in U.S. House races, breaking the previous 2016 record of 167. Twenty-two women won major-party nominations for U.S. Senate, breaking the record of 18 set in 2012" (para 13). "Sixteen women have been nominated for gubernatorial races. The previous record, set in 1994, was 10. For the first time in...more
Oct. 17, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

"In May, Democrat Liuba Grechen Shirley — a candidate running against Republican Rep. Peter T. King in New York’s 2nd Congressional District — petitioned the Federal Election Commission to allocate campaign funds for child care. The FEC approved, marking a change that could open the door for any parent running at the federal level" (para 25).
Oct. 17, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"Traditionally, the major political parties scout out their potential candidates. And typically, says Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, men are sought after more than women" (para 3).
Oct. 17, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"Emily’s List — the leading nonprofit to help and recruit progressive Democratic women to run for office since 1985 — has played witness to that rise in interest" (para 5).
Oct. 17, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"Traditionally, the major political parties scout out their potential candidates. And typically, says Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, men are sought after more than women… 'Women are running whether or not Democrats and Republicans invite them to,' said Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro, a political science professor at USC" (para 2-4). "Alfaro attributes the record-breaking turnout in large part to a groundswell in localized programs encouraging women to run and educating them on the process. Emily’s List — the leading nonprofit to help and recruit progressive Democratic women to run for office since 1985 — has played witness to that rise in interest"...more
Oct. 17, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"A statistic that has been widely cited in articles and books like Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” is that women typically apply for a job when they meet 100% of the qualifications, whereas men often apply when they meet 60%" (para 17).
Oct. 17, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"But in the two years before the 2018 midterm election, amid marches for women’s rights and the growing #MeToo movement, something shifted in a field that has historically paved an easier path for men: 'Women are running whether or not Democrats and Republicans invite them to,' said Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro, a political science professor at USC" (para 3-4). "In the first few weeks after President Trump was elected over Hillary Clinton, about 1,000 women reached out to Emily’s List about running for office. The group’s record until then had been 920, and that covered from 2014 to 2016. By the end of 2017, as the #MeToo movement exploded and Women’s...more
Oct. 11, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 38.55. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 22.3 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 6.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 3.7 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 15.3 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Barbados, Brazil, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 78.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 76.0 years for men and 81.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Estonia, Fiji, Germany, Hungary, Jamaica, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).