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Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Togo who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 25 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Togo, Zimbabwe
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Denmark, Estonia, Gambia, Guinea, Iceland, India, Liberia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Togo
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Togo was 399 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Togo is 56.4% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Togo is 62 years for women and 61 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Togo is 61.5 years for men and 67.2 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Namibia, Pakistan, Palestine, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Togo, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"31.1 births per 1000 population"
June 22, 2023, 12:38 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MARR-LAW-7

"Art. 54- Marriage is prohibited between relatives: (1) in direct line, at all levels, (2) in collateral line, between brother and sister, uncle and niece, aunt and nephew,... Art. 55 Marriage is prohibited between cousins ​​up to the fourth degree"
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Belgium, Benin, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cyprus, D R Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, France, Gabon, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Japan, Kazakhstan, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Philippines, Portugal, Rwanda, Serbia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Swaziland, Togo, Ukraine, Vietnam
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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June 17, 2023, 1:22 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), the law does not prohibit discrimination in access to credit based on gender. The WBL database cites the following as the source: no source provided. According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), a woman can sign a contract in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Code des personnes et de la famille, Art. 103. According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), a woman can register a business in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: no source...more
June 17, 2023, 1:22 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), female and male surviving spouses have equal rights to inherit assets. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Code des personnes et de la famille, Arts. 413, 414 et 427-430.
June 17, 2023, 1:22 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets from their parents. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Code des personnes et de la famille, Arts. 413, 414 et 426.
May 27, 2023, 3:03 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-1

"In customary law, the dissolution of customary marriages is rare; however, if taken to the authority of the traditional chief, cultural practice tends to take precedence over formal laws (OFPRA, 2016). Conciliation usually is the first course of action, and if unsuccessful, then repudiation may be pursued where in most cases the woman is denied custody of her children and maintenance, stripped of her possessions, and has to return to her family of origin destitute and marginalized" (3).
May 27, 2023, 3:03 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"The amended Personal and Family Code further indicates that each spouse is jointly responsible for the family, the rights of each spouse are promoted and protected, and each spouse should contribute to the household and family in proportion to their respective abilities (Art. 100)" (3). "While statutory law provides both women and men equal rights to inheritance (Personal and Family Code), it also stipulates that these rights may be waived if the spouses opt for customary rules in matters of succession (Art. 404)" (3-4). "Under civil law, women and men are equal before the law and are afforded equal access and participation in all spheres of life, including economic life...more
May 27, 2023, 3:03 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1

"Such harmful practices against widows are widespread in the country, particularly in rural areas... Under traditional law, widows face not only physical degradation, but are also stripped of their financial possessions, in particular the marital property, and often custody of her children" (3).
May 27, 2023, 2:52 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-1

"By tradition a wife has no maintenance or child support rights in the event of divorce or separation" (19).
April 7, 2023, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1

"Although by law women and men are equal, women experienced discrimination in education, pay, pension benefits, inheritance, and transmission of citizenship" (19).
April 7, 2023, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

"While the formal legal system supersedes the traditional system, the government did not enforce the law effectively, and the courts were slow, distant, and expensive to access; rural women were effectively subject to traditional or customary practices. By tradition a wife has no maintenance or child support rights in the event of divorce or separation. The formal legal system provides inheritance rights for a wife upon the death of her husband" (19-20).
April 7, 2023, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"While the formal legal system supersedes the traditional system, the government did not enforce the law effectively, and the courts were slow, distant, and expensive to access; rural women were effectively subject to traditional or customary practices." (19). "Women did not experience formal-sector economic discrimination in access to employment, credit, or business management" (20).
April 7, 2023, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"There are no restrictions on women signing contracts, opening bank accounts, or owning property" (20).
March 17, 2023, 8:17 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

"Overall, 38 percent of the women who are currently in their first union are in a consanguineous union. As expected, modern characteristics are associated with a lower prevalence of consanguineous unions. For example, less than 30 percent of urban and literate women are related to their partner, while among rural and illiterate women consanguineous women unions account for more than 40 percent of the unions" (172). "Table 3 shows that 54 percent of arranged marriages are consanguineous, as opposed to 32 percent for self-choice with parental consent, and 25 percent for self-choice without obtaining parental consent. It is interesting that there is only a modest difference in the prevalence of...more
Dec. 8, 2022, 11:47 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Burma/Myanmar, Central African Rep, Congo, Cuba, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Lesotho, Liberia, Maldives, Namibia, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

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Dec. 8, 2022, 11:45 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Djibouti, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

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Dec. 8, 2022, 11:44 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Switzerland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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Dec. 8, 2022, 11:42 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Barbados, Bhutan, Burundi, Chad, Comoros, Congo, D R Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Japan, Kenya, Laos, Latvia, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Moldova, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Suriname, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

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