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April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Brazil does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Brazil were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Brazil was 71.4 years for males and 78.9 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Brazil was 14 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Brazil was 60 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Brazil was 60 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Brazil is 52.7 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 16, 2021, 6:27 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"Football legend Ronaldinho is to marry TWO women at the same time, according to reports in Brazil. The 38-year-old Samba ace will reportedly tie the knot in August with his pair of 'fiancees', Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza. The two women have been living 'harmoniously' with the former Barcelona star since December at his £5million Rio de Janeiro mansion, according to reports" (para 1-3).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

3.0
Feb. 13, 2021, 1:42 p.m.
Countries: Brazil, Venezuela
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

“While rates of violent crime increased globally from 6 to 8.8 incidents per 100,000 persons between 1990 and 2000, much of this increase has been in cities. Sixty per cent of urban residents in low- and middle-income countries have been victims of crime over a five-year period; the rates are as high as 70 per cent in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and Africa. In Latin America, more than half of the total homicides occur in cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Lima and Caracas” (pp. 25).
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

“While rates of violent crime increased globally from 6 to 8.8 incidents per 100,000 persons between 1990 and 2000, much of this increase has been in cities. Sixty per cent of urban residents in low- and middle-income countries have been victims of crime over a five-year period; the rates are as high as 70 per cent in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and Africa (UN Habitat, 2007).In Latin America, more than half of the total homicides occur in cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Lima and Caracas” (pp. 25).
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:41 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

Table 3: Percentage of women-headed households, rural and urban, latest available year (1990–2004) shows the difference in percentage of female headed houses between rural and urban areas (pp. 15-16).
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Brazil in 2013, women comprised 14.9% of the police force.
Jan. 4, 2021, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"In addition, informal unions--or cohabitations--are common in Brazil and many other countries in Latin America, which also helps mask the problem, as these unions are often not considered to be 'marriage'" (para 2).
Jan. 4, 2021, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-4

"In addition, informal unions--or cohabitations--are common in Brazil and many other countries in Latin America, which also helps mask the problem, as these unions are often not considered to be 'marriage'" (para 2).
Jan. 4, 2021, 3:48 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"One reason for this could be the sheer size of Brazil's population, which is the fifth largest in the world: given the overall number of people in the country, the absolute number of child marriages represents a smaller portion of the population than in most places where this practice is considered to be a serious challenge" (para 2).
Jan. 4, 2021, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Despite these stark numbers, Brazil hardly registers on the international agenda as a hotspot for child marriage, and the subject is largely absent from national research and policy discussion. One reason for this could be the sheer size of Brazil's population, which is the fifth largest in the world: given the overall number of people in the country, the absolute number of child marriages represents a smaller portion of the population than in most places where this practice is considered to be a serious challenge" (para 2).
Jan. 4, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Less common, however, are efforts to combat this practice in Latin America, despite high numbers in the region: According to a report launched in July by Promundo, a Brazil-based non-governmental organization (NGO), Brazil is ranked fourth in the world in terms of absolute numbers of girls married or co-habitating by age fifteen. More than 870 thousand women ages twenty to twenty-four years are married by age fifteen, and about three million--or 36 percent--will be married by eighteen" (para 1).
Jan. 4, 2021, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Less common, however, are efforts to combat this practice in Latin America, despite high numbers in the region: According to a report launched in July by Promundo, a Brazil-based non-governmental organization (NGO), Brazil is ranked fourth in the world in terms of absolute numbers of girls married or co-habitating by age fifteen. More than 870 thousand women ages twenty to twenty-four years are married by age fifteen, and about three million--or 36 percent--will be married by eighteen" (para 1).
Jan. 1, 2021, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

“In absolute terms, Brazil had the most murders of women with 1,133, but given El Salvador's much smaller population, its rate easily outpaced that seen in other countries” (para. 3).
Jan. 1, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Brazil, El Salvador
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"Even though 18 Latin American countries -- including Brazil and El Salvador -- have changed their laws to make killing women a crime, the situation continues unabated" (para 5).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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