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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 6.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 3.68 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 4.30 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bolivia, Chile, East Timor, Ecuador, Jamaica, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Maldives, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Suriname
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

10.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Fiji, Guyana, Iceland, Mauritania, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

3.0
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2, LBHO-DATA-1

"'If we compare these [Colombia's] results to the global standard, we are not okay. There are other countries in the region that achieved paritary parliaments or are close to this purpose. This is the case for Bolivia (53% of women in the House of Deputies and 37% in the Senate), Nicaragua (45.7% in their Assembly) or Mexico (45.7% in the House of Deputies), according to data from the Interpalamentary Union. The difference with Colombia is that these countries have updated their Gender Quotas; they started like us with a 30% and they increased it until they reached the 50%', exposed Blanca Cardona, National Director of the area of Democratic Governance...more
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

1.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 21.6 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Laos, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Suriname, Zambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

206.0
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

1.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
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 42.8 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia, South Africa
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 71.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 36.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 19.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Cameroon, Nicaragua, Norway
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.2 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Malawi, Tajikistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 90 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 71.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 69.1 years for men and 74.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Brisa de Angulo was raped repeatedly as a teenager by an adult member of her own family. When she finally mastered the courage to seek help and report the sexual assault, she said her family tried to silence her. 'I was intimidated and blamed by the authorities, my community, and my extended family,' she recalled. 'My extended family tried to silence me in order to maintain the prestige of the family and to prevent other instances of incestuous sexual violence from coming to light, she told Al Jazeera" (para 1-2). "But she said the law 'doesn't go far enough, as most of the population is employed in the informal sector...more
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Bolivia has one of the highest rates of gender violence, with nine in 10 women experiencing it in their lifetime" (para 1).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"For de Angulo, the most important thing is that victims should be taken seriously. 'Victims receive tremendous pressure from society to remain silent, and we as advocates must seek to remove any obstacles that make breaking this silence more difficult'" (33-34).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"Brisa de Angulo was raped repeatedly as a teenager by an adult member of her own family. When she finally mastered the courage to seek help and report the sexual assault, she said her family tried to silence her. 'I was intimidated and blamed by the authorities, my community, and my extended family,' she recalled. 'My extended family tried to silence me in order to maintain the prestige of the family and to prevent other instances of incestuous sexual violence from coming to light, she told Al Jazeera" (para 1-2). "Currently, the Justice Minister Virginia Velasco and the Magistrate Council are introducing a new method for fighting violence against women:...more
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"Ten women are killed every month in Bolivia - one woman every three days" (para 21).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"But she said the law 'doesn't go far enough, as most of the population is employed in the informal sector or other occupations, where such laws do not exist, and as such perpetrators in these sectors are not impacted by this law'" (para 30). "While the law may deter some potential perpetrators, the solution, de Alpi said, is in education, in identifying violence, in promoting women's rights, and in knowing what services and institutions are available" (para 31). "'Though Bolivia has many good laws in place and has signed numerous human rights treaties, it's culture lags far behind its legal framework,' de Angulo said. It is a culture that takes...more
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The Bolivian government has been implementing progressive measures to address violence against women. In 2013, the country introduced a harsher sentencing framework in cases involving violence against women, increasing the incarceration period for a felon convicted of femicide to 30 years" (para 6-7). "Currently, the Justice Minister Virginia Velasco and the Magistrate Council are introducing a new method for fighting violence against women: to apply for public office, Bolivians now must produce a document stating that they have no criminal record of gender violence, or violence against a family member" (para 8).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Bolivia has the highest rate of violence carried out by partners against women in Latin America" (para 3). "According to the UN, 35 percent of women are victims of violence at some point in their lives globally... In Bolivia, however, the number is a staggering 90 percent" (para 4-5). "In October 2015, the Attorney General's Office registered 32,999 cases of domestic violence against women. Other numbers suggest that the problem is bigger. The World Health Organization reported that 53 percent of Bolivian women have been affected by some form of domestic violence. According to the Ministry for Equal Rights in Bolivia, nine out of 10 Bolivian women are victims of...more
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"De Angulo is one of the seven out of 10 women in Bolivia who are victims of sexual abuse" (para 10).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 85 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 85 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 38.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 19.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 206 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).