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May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Burundi, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MURDER-DATA-2

"A recent documentary by Alejandra Perdomo, titled “Every 30 Hours,” found that gendered violence in Argentina kills one woman every 30 hours. According to Casa del Encuentro, almost 3,000 women have been killed since 2008, when the organization started to monitor femicides" (para 10-11). "According to La Casa del Encuentro, an Argentinian feminist organization monitoring femicides in the country, 230 women were murdered between January 1 and October 31, 2016—roughly one every 30 hours" (para 18).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"These were some of the chants heard in the town of Moreno, Buenos Aires, where thousands gathered Saturday (8/4) to protest the femicide of Micaela Garcia, who herself was an activist against sexist violence. The 21-year-old Argentine had been missing for a week after she had attended a nightclub in nearby Gualeguay. Her naked body was found Saturday morning in a rural area with signs of having been strangled. Her suspected killer, Sebastian Wagner, arrested the same day, is a serial rapist with previous charges of rape against him. While his original sentencing was to be imprisoned for those instances of rape until at least 2020, when he was convicted...more
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"Despite the inclusion of 'femicide' in the criminal code in 2012, only one man has been sentenced for femicide charges since then" (para 11).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"A recent documentary by Alejandra Perdomo, titled “Every 30 Hours,” found that gendered violence in Argentina kills one woman every 30 hours" (para 10). "While Argentina has been a pioneer in implementing laws defending the rights of the LGBTI community over the past decade during the progressive administrations of Nestor Kirchner and Cristina Fernandez, the country only recently started to measure the extent of the femicide issue, after an accumulation of horrendous murders were covered in the media" (para 13).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"These were some of the chants heard in the town of Moreno, Buenos Aires, where thousands gathered Saturday (8/4) to protest the femicide of Micaela Garcia, who herself was an activist against sexist violence. The 21-year-old Argentine had been missing for a week after she had attended a nightclub in nearby Gualeguay. Her naked body was found Saturday morning in a rural area with signs of having been strangled. Her suspected killer, Sebastian Wagner, arrested the same day, is a serial rapist with previous charges of rape against him. While his original sentencing was to be imprisoned for those instances of rape until at least 2020, when he was convicted...more
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GP-DATA-4

"'Here are two people responsible: the murderer of Micaela and a judge who released him despite being advised against doing so,' said Fabiana Tuñez, the president of the National Women’s Council" (para 7).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

"According to Casa del Encuentro, almost 3,000 women have been killed since 2008, when the organization started to monitor femicides" (para 11). "According to La Casa del Encuentro, an Argentinian feminist organization monitoring femicides in the country, 230 women were murdered between January 1 and October 31, 2016—roughly one every 30 hours" (para 18).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"According to La Casa del Encuentro, an Argentinian feminist organization monitoring femicides in the country, 230 women were murdered between January 1 and October 31, 2016—roughly one every 30 hours" (para 18).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"These were some of the chants heard in the town of Moreno, Buenos Aires, where thousands gathered Saturday (8/4) to protest the femicide of Micaela Garcia, who herself was an activist against sexist violence. The 21-year-old Argentine had been missing for a week after she had attended a nightclub in nearby Gualeguay. Her naked body was found Saturday morning in a rural area with signs of having been strangled" (para 4-5). "According to Pedromo, the anti-femicide movement 'Ni Una Menos' made the issue more visible, resulting in a surge of complaints" (para 12). "While Argentina has been a pioneer in implementing laws defending the rights of the LGBTI community over...more
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"[Micaela Garcia's] suspected killer, Sebastian Wagner, arrested the same day, is a serial rapist with previous charges of rape against him. While his original sentencing was to be imprisoned for those instances of rape until at least 2020, when he was convicted in 2010, a judge had reduced his sentence" (para 6).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"These were some of the chants heard in the town of Moreno, Buenos Aires, where thousands gathered Saturday (8/4) to protest the femicide of Micaela Garcia, who herself was an activist against sexist violence. The 21-year-old Argentine had been missing for a week after she had attended a nightclub in nearby Gualeguay. Her naked body was found Saturday morning in a rural area with signs of having been strangled" (para 4-5).
May 11, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"These were some of the chants heard in the town of Moreno, Buenos Aires, where thousands gathered Saturday (8/4) to protest the femicide of Micaela Garcia, who herself was an activist against sexist violence. The 21-year-old Argentine had been missing for a week after she had attended a nightclub in nearby Gualeguay. Her naked body was found Saturday morning in a rural area with signs of having been strangled" (para 4-5). "'Here are two people responsible: the murderer of Micaela and a judge who released him despite being advised against doing so,' said Fabiana Tuñez, the president of the National Women’s Council" (para 7). "According to Pedromo, the anti-femicide movement...more
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Iraq, Mexico, Moldova, South Africa, United States, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Iraq, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Panama, Paraguay, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, United States, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

2.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Brunei, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Georgia, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The minimum age of consensual sex is 13, but there are heightened protections for persons ages 13 to 16" (p. 16).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Child abuse was common; the Supreme Court’s Office of Domestic Violence reported that 29 percent of the complaints it received involved children as of September. The government launched a 24/7 hotline staffed by professional child psychologists for free consultations and advice. The hotline received 1,487 calls to report child abuse from November 2016 to February, with 80 percent of the complaints involving abuse by a father or stepfather" (p. 16).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The government launched a 24/7 hotline staffed by professional child psychologists for free consultations and advice. The hotline received 1,487 calls to report child abuse from November 2016 to February, with 80 percent of the complaints involving abuse by a father or stepfather" (p. 16).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"The minimum age of consensual sex is 13, but there are heightened protections for persons ages 13 to 16. A statutory rape law provides for penalties ranging from six months to 20 years in prison, depending on the age of the victim and other factors" (p. 16 - 17).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

"The law gives transgender persons the right legally to change their gender and name on identity documents without prior approval from a doctor or judge" (p. 19).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The Supreme Court’s Office of Women trained judges, secretaries, and clerks to handle court cases related to women’s problems and to ensure equal access for women to positions in the court system. The office also trained judges, prosecutors, judicial staff, and law enforcement agents to increase awareness of gender-related crimes and develop techniques to address gender-related cases and victims" (p. 16).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: CLCW-LAW-2

"The constitution provides for freedom of internal movement, foreign travel, emigration, and repatriation, and the government generally respected these rights" (p. 11).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal minimum age of marriage for men and women is 18" (p. 16).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"Two of 22 cabinet ministers were women" (p. 12). "More than 2,800 officials and service providers received training in preventing gender-based violence" (p. 15).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MURDER-DATA-2

"The National Register of Femicides, maintained by the Supreme Court’s Women’s Office, recorded that 230 women died as a result of domestic or gender-based violence during 2016" (p. 15).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

"Children born to women in prison may remain in a special area of the prison with the mother until the age of four and receive daycare" (p. 4).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LRCM-LAW-1, DV-LAW-1

"Rape of men and women, including spousal rape, is a crime" (p. 14).
March 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"On September 30, an appeals court overturned the August 16 decision granting Tupac Amaru social activist Milagro Sala house arrest... Authorities initially charged Sala with sedition, then dropped that and brought new charges of assault, fraud, and embezzlement of public funds. On May 18, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention reaffirmed its October 2016 opinion that Sala’s continued detention was arbitrary. On July 28, the IACHR requested the government to find alternative measures for Sala’s imprisonment. On November 3, the IACHR asked the Inter-American Court to intervene in Sala’s case" (para. 7).