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Latest items for SUICIDE-DATA-2

Oct. 26, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, SUICIDE-PRACTICE-1, SUICIDE-DATA-1, SUICIDE-DATA-2, MURDER-DATA-2

"Such 'honor killings' are commonplace in Pakistan, where roughly 1,000 women are slain every year by relatives, most of them men, who believe they have disgraced their families. In 2015, about 1,100 women died in honor killings, while another 900 suffered sexual violence and 800 attempted suicide or took their own lives, the country’s independent Human Rights Commission said in its 2015 report"(para 9)
March 3, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, SUICIDE-DATA-2

"A recent report for 2014 by a non-profit women's rights organisation, the Aurat (Woman) Foundation, said that every day of the year, six women were murdered, six were kidnapped, four were raped and three committed suicide" (para 4).
Dec. 4, 2015, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2, SUICIDE-DATA-3

According to a table titled Number of Suicides per 100,000, suicides for both men and women have decreased by about a third in 2012 from 1995 and suicide numbers in 2012 for Sweden were at almost 5 per 100,000 for women (18)
June 17, 2014, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Mauritius
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

“Compared to men, women were more likely to die of diabetes but less likely to die of diseases of the liver (0.5 percent) and to commit suicide (0.6 percent)” (9).
July 23, 2012, 12:55 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

"A widely reported March 2002 study in the British medical journal The Lancet, by Michael Phillips, executive director of the WHO Suicide Prevention Center in Beijing, reported that from 1995 to 1999, suicide was the No. 1 cause of death for Chinese young adults aged 15 to 34. Rural suicide rates were three times higher than urban rates, and women had a 25 percent higher suicide rate than men—making China one of the few nations with that distinction" (para 6). “'When I was putting together the center in 2004, a local official warned me not to turn Nanjing into a tragic city because it would negatively impact the investment climate,' ...more
Jan. 18, 2012, 8:53 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

"Lithuania is the leader with the total number of the suicides comparing with other countries. The number of women’ suicides are rather high, but men’s – huge, the biggest in the EU" (30). According to chart 'Mortality rate by siucides and intentional self-harm rate per 100,000 population' on page 30 : 13.9% of suicides are women (CB-CODER COMMENT)
May 27, 2011, 11:37 a.m.
Countries: Belarus
Variables: SUICIDE-PRACTICE-1, SUICIDE-DATA-2

There was also a notable difference between the female suicide rates in urban and rural regions, with the former falling steadily after 1995 so that the rate was actually lower in 2005 than in 1990 (12.5%), while the female suicide rate in rural areas remained significantly higher (34%) than its 1990 level.
March 11, 2011, 11:21 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

“In Bangladesh, the assassination of women by their husbands accounts for 50 per cent of all murders, while in Canada, 62 per cent of women killed in 1987 died at the hands of an intimate male partner”
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

0.93, data from year 2006
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

1.27, data from year 2006
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

0.58, data from year 2005
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

1.54, data from year 2006
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

0.14, data from year 2005
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

2.69, data from year 2006
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

0.62, data from year 2005
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

2.52, data from year 2000
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

1.47, data from year 2005
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

1.61, data from year 2005
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

0.56, data from year 2005
Feb. 15, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

99