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Nov. 10, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to the third infographic, of the women who reported being victims of physical violence, more than 80% of the perpetrators were intimate partners or other family members. Of the women who reported being victims of sexual violence, almost 75% of the perpetrators were intimate partners or other family members (TPJ – CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 10, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1

"Brazil has 730,000 people living with HIV, the largest number in Latin America and the Caribbean. Brazil is also one of 15 countries that account for 75% of the number of people living with HIV worldwide. Although the HIV epidemic in Brazil is classified as stable at the national level, incidence is increasing in various geographic regions and among sub-groups of women" (para 2). "Rates of violence against women (VAW) are particularly high in the Southeastern and Southern regions of Brazil. These regions also have the highest HIV prevalence, accounting for 56% and 20% of all the people living with HIV in Brazil, respectively. Violence and HIV in Brazil are ...more
Nov. 10, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"6.6% experienced sexual violence on two or more occsions. Timing: 39% experienced sexual violence during childhood or adolescence" (para 10-11).
Nov. 10, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"One woman is victimized by violence every 15 seconds in Brazil, with a total of 23% of all Brazilian women experiencing violence in their lifetime" (para 1). "25% of women experienced physical violence on two or more occasions. Timing: 45% experienced physical violence during childhood or adolescence" (para 8-9).
Nov. 7, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"'You have countries like Brazil and parts of Latin America where about 40% of deliveries are by caesarean section, they are a very common procedure,' said [Wendy] Graham. 'Now there is no way that 40% of women need a caesarean section'"(para 17)
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"The Brazilian teenage girl who says she was brutally gang raped in a Rio de Janeiro slum is speaking out about the attack and the related graphic video that went viral.'If I have to wait for the justice system, they've already shown that nothing is going to happen,' she told CNN affiliate TV Record in the presence of her attorney. 'I am waiting for the justice of God. That might be late but it never fails'"(para 1-2)."In Brasilia, police used pepper spray on protesters who tried to march on the Supreme Court with bouquets of flowers and signs denouncing what they called a 'culture of rape' in Brazil. The scandal ...more
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The Brazilian teenage girl who says she was brutally gang raped in a Rio de Janeiro slum is speaking out about the attack and the related graphic video that went viral.'If I have to wait for the justice system, they've already shown that nothing is going to happen,' she told CNN affiliate TV Record in the presence of her attorney. 'I am waiting for the justice of God. That might be late but it never fails.' In the interview, the 16-year-old's face is hidden as she recounts what she remembers from the attack and the mix of humiliation and support that she has received since the images surfaced online"(para 1-3)."The ...more
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1, WAM-DATA-1

"The Brazilian teenage girl who says she was brutally gang raped in a Rio de Janeiro slum is speaking out about the attack and the related graphic video that went viral"(para 1)."The scandal erupted last week when a 38-second video was posted to Twitter, showing the victim naked and unconscious while male voices bragged about 'at least 30' people having sex with her"(para 7)
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"In the interview, the 16-year-old's face is hidden as she recounts what she remembers from the attack [she was the victim of a gang rape in a Rio de Janeiro slum] and the mix of humiliation and support that she has received since the images surfaced online"(para 3)."In Brasilia, police used pepper spray on protesters who tried to march on the Supreme Court with bouquets of flowers and signs denouncing what they called a 'culture of rape' in Brazil"(para 6)
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"The Brazilian teenage girl who says she was brutally gang raped in a Rio de Janeiro slum is speaking out about the attack and the related graphic video that went viral.'If I have to wait for the justice system, they've already shown that nothing is going to happen,' she told CNN affiliate TV Record in the presence of her attorney. 'I am waiting for the justice of God. That might be late but it never fails'"(para 1-2)."The [gang rape] case has shocked Brazil, a country accustomed to a high level of violence, and sparked backlash on social media and impromptu protests in a number of cities"(para 4)
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"The Brazilian teenage girl who says she was brutally gang raped in a Rio de Janeiro slum is speaking out about the attack and the related graphic video that went viral.'If I have to wait for the justice system, they've already shown that nothing is going to happen,' she told CNN affiliate TV Record in the presence of her attorney. 'I am waiting for the justice of God. That might be late but it never fails'"(para 1-2)."The [gang rape] case has shocked Brazil, a country accustomed to a high level of violence, and sparked backlash on social media and impromptu protests in a number of cities"(para 4)."In the TV Record ...more
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"In the interview, the 16-year-old's face is hidden as she recounts what she remembers from the attack [she was the victim of a gang rape in a Rio de Janeiro slum] and the mix of humiliation and support that she has received since the images surfaced online"(para 3)."The [gang rape] case has shocked Brazil, a country accustomed to a high level of violence, and sparked backlash on social media and impromptu protests in a number of cities"(para 4)."In Brasilia, police used pepper spray on protesters who tried to march on the Supreme Court with bouquets of flowers and signs denouncing what they called a 'culture of rape' in Brazil"(para 6)."In ...more
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-DATA-1

In the video on this page it is reported that the 16 year old victim's boyfriend was included as one of the suspects of her gang rape (ENB-Coder Comment)
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"The lead investigator on the case [a gang rape of a 16 year old girl] was removed over the weekend amid criticisms of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state's department of social services" (para 15)
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The scandal erupted last week when a 38-second video was posted to Twitter, showing the victim naked and unconscious while male voices bragged about 'at least 30' people having sex with her.Brazil police hunt at least 30 men in alleged gang rape"(para 7-8)
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

In the photograph a girl holds up a sign as part of a protest after the gang rape of a 16 year old girl (ENB-Coder Comment)."In the interview, the 16-year-old's face is hidden as she recounts what she remembers from the attack [she was the victim of a gang rape in a Rio de Janeiro slum] and the mix of humiliation and support that she has received since the images surfaced online"(para 3)."The scandal erupted last week when a 38-second video was posted to Twitter, showing the victim naked and unconscious while male voices bragged about 'at least 30' people having sex with her"(para 7)
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

2.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

1.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 31, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is a crime punishable by 8 to 10 years' imprisonment; however, men who killed, sexually assaulted, or committed other crimes against women were unlikely to be brought to trial. The law allows a convicted rapist to escape punishment if he marries his victim or if the victim marries a third person and does not request or require an investigation or criminal proceedings" (p 168)
Aug. 31, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape, is a crime punishable by eight to 10 years' imprisonment; however, men who killed, sexually assaulted, or committed other crimes against women were unlikely to be brought to trial" (p 134)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

0.0