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Latest items for Vanuatu

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

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 1.07 per 100,000 population.
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: Vanuatu
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 23.5 per 1000 population.
Oct. 26, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

“One in 3 women (33%) has been sexually abused since the age of 15 by someone other than a husband or intimate partner…Almost 1 in 3 women (30%) was sexually abused under the age of 15 years” (95).
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: Vanuatu
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: 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. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
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 50.7 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Vanuatu
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 78.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 27.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 11.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4.5 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Bhutan, Cambodia, Gabon, Vanuatu
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 89 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 72.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 70.1 years for men and 74.1 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia, Gabon, Vanuatu
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 89 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia, Gabon, Vanuatu
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 89 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 27.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 11.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 78 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 72.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 70.1 years for men and 74.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 50.7 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia, Peru, Vanuatu
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 78 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: LR-DATA-1

"A significant portion of the population, estimated as high as 50 percent, was functionally illiterate" (12).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The Department of Women’s Affairs played a role in implementing the Family Protection Act" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"Violators could face maximum prison terms of five years, a maximum fine of 100,000 vatu ($945), or both" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The Family Protection Act covers domestic violence, women’s rights, children’s rights, and family rights" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"Child pornography is illegal. The maximum penalty is five years’ imprisonment if the child is 14 years or older, and seven years’ imprisonment if the child is younger than 14 years" (12).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Unlike in previous years, no women served in the 52-member parliament" (8).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-LAW-2

"In 2013 parliament passed a law creating five reserved seats for women on the Port Vila Municipal Council (PVMC) as a temporary special measure to increase women’s political participation. In January 2014, 43 women contested unsuccessfully for general seats in the PVMC elections; reserved seats went to the top five vote getters. Women interested in running for public office received encouragement from the Vanuatu Council of Women and the Department of Women’s Affairs, which also offered training programs" (8).