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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 5.3 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 3.91 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 4.44 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, East Timor, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 13.9 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Brazil, North Korea
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 14.4 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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

44.0
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

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Oct. 12, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

"The scenes, captured by security cameras, are gruesome: A man pummels and kicks his wife in the garage of their building. She tries to flee, but he forces her into the elevator. They go up to their fifth-floor apartment. Less than 20 minutes later, he takes the elevator back down — to fetch her bloody, lifeless body, which had plummeted to the sidewalk below. The footage from the night of July 22, first broadcast Sunday on the popular television program Fantástico, has been playing repeatedly on national television. The graphic, blow-by-blow view into what domestic violence really looks like is challenging the widespread notion that you shouldn’t “stick a spoon”...more
Oct. 12, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"It also set off a nationwide debate about domestic abuse in Brazil, where almost a third of women say they have suffered violence. According to a 2017 nationwide survey, over half of the attackers were current or former partners" (para 5). "The first issue is that only a quarter of women who suffer violence report it to the police" (para 16).
Oct. 12, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"As the images spread, horrified Brazilians took to Twitter to urge people to intervene to stop domestic violence, posting messages at #metaAcolher, or 'stick a spoon in,' a reference to a popular Brazilian saying, 'When it’s a fight between husband and wife, don’t stick a spoon in', One widely shared Twitter message encouraged readers, 'When you hear a call for help, stick a spoon in, call the police, try to prevent another femicide — the killing of girls or women, particularly by a man and on account of gender'" (para 12-13). This issue shows that there is a taboo regarding reporting domestic violence because it is stigmatized by society and...more
Oct. 12, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"Many on social media also used the hashtags #feminicidio and #MariaDaPenha, noting that the violence occurred just before the anniversary of a groundbreaking 2006 domestic abuse law imposing long sentences on offenders and named in honor of a survivor of violence, Maria da Penha" (para 14).
Oct. 12, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The scenes, captured by security cameras, are gruesome: A man pummels and kicks his wife in the garage of their building. She tries to flee, but he forces her into the elevator. They go up to their fifth-floor apartment. Less than 20 minutes later, he takes the elevator back down — to fetch her bloody, lifeless body, which had plummeted to the sidewalk below. The footage from the night of July 22, first broadcast Sunday on the popular television program Fantástico, has been playing repeatedly on national television. The graphic, blow-by-blow view into what domestic violence really looks like is challenging the widespread notion that you shouldn’t “stick a spoon”...more
Oct. 12, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

"Brazil has the seventh-highest rate of femicide in the world, with 4.4 murders per 100,000 women, according to a 2012 Brazilian survey called the Map of Violence. That’s more than double the rate in the United States" (para 18).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
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 89.3 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 60.8 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 15.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 7.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 6.5 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"Brazil has a 30 percent candidate quota for women, but fewer than 15 percent of those actually elected are women. It is tempting to blame voters because Brazil has a system in which voters pick their preferred candidates off the party’s electoral slate. But as research shows, the real problem is that parties run women in losing districts, give women fewer resources for their campaigns and generally fail to support female candidates" (para 8).
Oct. 8, 2018, 3:07 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"Brazil has a 30 percent candidate quota for women, but fewer than 15 percent of those actually elected are women. It is tempting to blame voters because Brazil has a system in which voters pick their preferred candidates off the party’s electoral slate. But as research shows, the real problem is that parties run women in losing districts, give women fewer resources for their campaigns and generally fail to support female candidates" (para 8).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Barbados, Brazil, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 75.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.4 years for men and 78.9 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
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, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

Latin America is "home to four of the six countries in the world where abortion is banned in all circumstances... Chile exited this club only last year... , but Brazil could take its place soon via a constitutional amendment" (para. 3).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Several of South America’s top economies were led by women: ... Dilma Rousseff of the Workers’ Party led Brazil from 2011 until her impeachment in 2016" (para. 4).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Estonia, Fiji, Germany, Hungary, Jamaica, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Fiji, Germany, Hungary, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 99 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).