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Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 65.5 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 11.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 6.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.2 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 76.9 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.5 years for men and 80.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 3, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 8.02 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Uruguay
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"Same-sex marriage and civil unions are legal in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Uruguay, and several Mexican states" (para. 2).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Several of South America’s top economies were led by women: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of the Peronist party governed Argentina from 2007 to 2015" (para. 4).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Argentina has enacted one of the most liberal laws on gender identity to be found anywhere in the world. Its code allows people to change the gender listed on their legal documents without a diagnosis of gender dysphoria or permission from a judge, as is required in most countries. The country has also granted same-sex couples reproductive rights, such as access to in vitro fertilization under the national health plan, and has banned programs that aim to 'cure' same-sex attraction" (para. 1). Pope "Francis apparently reached out to Argentine Powered By legislators personally to push them to oppose the measure. Pedro Guastavino, a proabortion rights senator, told the BBC that...more
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

The Argentine Senate "in 2010 made Argentina the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage with identical rights to heterosexual marriage" (para. 1).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

On August, 2018 "a bill to legalize abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy was defeated in the Argentine Senate" (para. 1). Pope "Francis apparently reached out to Argentine Powered By legislators personally to push them to oppose the measure. Pedro Guastavino, a proabortion rights senator, told the BBC that the pressure from the Catholic Church was so relentless that he had to 'dodge crucifixes'” (para.6).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The [legalization of abortion] debate has divided Argentine society, which is still heavily influenced by the Catholic Church" (para 6).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ABO-DATA-1

"According to official health ministry statistics, more than 17 percent of the 245 recorded deaths of pregnant women and girls in 2016 were due to abortion. NGOs say some 500,000 clandestine abortions a year are carried out every year" (para 27).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"The debate has divided Argentine society, which is still heavily influenced by the Catholic Church" (para 6)."President Mauricio Macri is stronglhy opposed to the bill [to legalize abortion] but has said that he would not veto it if it was passed by both houses" (para 7). "When the result was announced, many anti-abortion protesters in the street hugged each other and wept - while abortion rights activists wildly cheered" (para 16). The article, through paragraphs 17 to 23 cites quotes said during the debate by the legislators and members of the Church, thus showing how divided society is regarding abortion as well as the strong religious convictions influencing many of...more
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"Though Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalise same-sex marriage in 2010, it remains strongly influenced by the Catholic Church and by the pope, who was formerly the archbishop of Buenos Aires" (9).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Argentina has narrowly approved a bill to legalise abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy... as the lower house Chamber of Deputies passed the bill by 129 votes to 125.The bill will now go before the Sneate where it faces an uphill battle become law" (para 1-3). "As in most Latin American countries, abortion is illegal in Argentina, except in cases of rape or when the life or health of the woman is at risk. The bill, if passed by the Senate, would decriminalize abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, and beyond that in cases where the fetus suffers from conditions not compatible with life outside the...more
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 12.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 6.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 52 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 76.3 years, with the average life expectancy being 72.7 years for men and 79.9 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Kenya
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 10.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 68.1 based on data from 2005-2014.
May 10, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"Awareness-raising and training initiatives are run for prison staff. For example, in 2011 two training courses were organized within the Federal Prison Service in association with the National Programme for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer. A total of 100 staff working in the Federal prison system attended. The Protocol for the Comprehensive Care of Victims of Rape12 was introduced in 2011 to support implementation of the principles established in Act No. 26485. The guidelines contained in the Protocol were drawn up by the Expert Committee of the National Sexual Health and Responsible Procreation Programme, which is composed of the objectives of representatives of the Argentine Medical Association on Contraception, the...more
May 10, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"With regard to the removal of barriers that prevent indigenous and migrant women from accessing sexual and reproductive health services, the following activities were carried out in 2011: The Supreme Court ruled on the case of a 15-year-old girl who became pregnant after being abused by her stepfather, who was a senior police officer in Chubut. In the first instance hearing, the judge had refused to authorize a termination of pregnancy on the grounds that the life of the foetus must be protected. This ruling was upheld by the Appeal Court of Comodoro Rivadavia. Eventually, Chubut Supreme Court overturned the judgement and authorized the termination. (a) Radio shorts entitled “Checks...more
May 10, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"“Show abusers the red card” campaign. This campaign, which is the fruit of a collaboration between the Argentine Government, Fundación Españoles en el Mundo, Asociación Cultural Latina Urbana and Asociación Civil Enlaces Territoriales para la Equidad de Género and the journalist Liliana Hendel, is centred around radio and television spots and posters in which leading figures from different spheres of Argentine life commit themselves to fighting abuse. Government representatives and leading figures in the arts and society took part in the Argentine launch of the “Show abusers the red card” campaign, which aims to mobilize the whole of society into preventing and condemning gender-based violence. In 2012, more than 10,000...more
May 10, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DACH-LAW-1

"Specific legal assistance is provided to the provincial programmes in relation to cases where the provisions of the Sexual Health and Responsible Procreation Act are not respected and to the implementation of the law on surgical methods of contraception and the current law on comprehensive protection for women. The Programme provides follow-up and legal assistance in response to reports of violations received through the 0800 hotline. In 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a judgement in which it establishes similar parameters, so confirming the pertinence of the technical guide produced by the National Sexual Health and Responsible Procreation Programme" (pg 12).
May 10, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Undoubtedly the most important advance was the adoption of Act No. 26485 on comprehensive protection as a means of preventing, punishing and eradicating violence against women within the scope of their interpersonal relations" (pg 2).
May 10, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"More than 700 victims of trafficking have been rescued so far in 2012, taking the total number of victims rescued since the adoption of Act No. 26364 in April 2008 to 3,465, according to information from the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. In 2012, more than 300 raids were conducted in different parts of the country in which 278 people who were being exploited for labour were rescued and a further 434 persons who were being exploited sexually were freed. The statistics indicate that 627 of these people were adults and the remaining 85 were minors, and that 344 were Argentine nationals and 368 were foreign nationals" (pg 7).more