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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 44.7 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 8.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 5.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 10.6 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: Chile
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 79.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 76.5 years for men and 82.4 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 12:42 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The recorded rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 15.34. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (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, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Chile... began allowing abortions under very limited circumstances" (para.3).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Several of South America’s top economies were led by women: ...Socialist Michelle Bachelet had two turns as president of Chile—from 2006 to 2010, and from 2014 to 2018" (para. 4).
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. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 8.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 4.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 22 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 80.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 77.4 years for men and 83.4 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Chile, Germany
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Chile, Nigeria, Singapore
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 51.5 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-LAW-2

"While commending the State party’s effort to strengthen female political leadership through the establishment of the “600 women leaders for Chile” Programme, the Committee is concerned about the low participation of women in Government, in both chambers of Parliament, the diplomatic service and the judiciary, as well as in the function of mayor and municipal councillor" (6).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"It regrets that the persistence of patriarchal attitudes and stereotypes and the lack of temporary special measures continue to impede women’s participation in Parliament and in decision-making positions at the State and municip levels, including indigenous women" (6).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"However, the Committee is deeply concerned about the increasing number of teenage pregnancies causing high rates of school dropout; the persistence of school expulsions on the grounds of pregnancy and the limited number of complaints filed thereafter, which translates a lack of awareness of pregnant students" (7).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"...in the light of the high number of early pregnancies and resulting unsafe abortions, the Committee is concerned about serious gaps in the implementation of Act No. 20.418 and women’s difficulties in access to and availability of contraceptives methods and family planning services" (8).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"Act No. 20507 (2011) on human trafficking, which includes definitions of the offences of trafficking and smuggling of migrants" (2).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"The Committee is concerned that the exception to the jus soli principle relating to foreigners in transit is systematically applied to migrant women in an irregular situation, irrespective of the length of their stay in the State party, and that, as a result, their children cannot receive Chilean nationality at birth and can only opt for Chilean nationality within a period of one year immediately following their twenty-first birthday" (6). "The Committee is concerned about the social exclusion and vulnerability of migrant women, as well as obstacles preventing them from enjoying basic rights, such as access to social benefits and health-care services, in particular for pregnant women" (9).more
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"The Committee is deeply concerned about the persistence of legislation which discriminates against women with regard to the administration of marital property and reiterates its concern that legal reform in this regard has been pending since 1995 (CEDAW/C/CHI/CO/4, para. 9)" (10).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"The Committee notes with appreciation the State party’s increased efforts to combat domestic violence, including the amendments of its Penal Code to include the crime of femicide perpetrated by spouses or ex-spouses (Act No. 20.480), and to provide assistance and redress to victims of domestic violence" (4).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1, IRP-DATA-2

"Further, the Committee is concerned about the insufficient information about the extent of trafficking in women and girls, in particular internal trafficking from rural to urban areas, and about the lack of information on the phenomenon of exploitation of prostitution in the State party" (5).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"While noting the State party’s efforts to provide training to women in traditionally male-dominated areas, the Committee remains concerned at the low female participation in the labour market" (8).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: GP-DATA-4

""The Committee commends the State party for its high-level delegation, which was headed by the Director of the National Service for Women (SERNAM), Minister Carolina Schmidt Zaldivar…" (1). This woman-focused component of a cabinet-level ministry is headed by a woman (AA-CODER COMMENT). "While commending the State party for its efforts to strengthen the financial resources of SERNAM, the Committee is concerned about the insufficient coordination of SERNAM with the Parliament and civil society and that disadvantaged women are not sufficiently included in SERNAM programmes, action plans and policies" (3). It appears there is moderate support for this program, but that it is not being coordinated as well as one would...more
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"[The Committee] is also concerned that the legislation does not contain a specific definition of domestic violence as a criminal offence which covers both psychological and physical violence" (4).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"...the Committee remains concerned at the low female participation in the labour market – especially with regard to migrant and indigenous women, the persistent wage gap between women and men and the failure of the State party to incorporate the principle of equal pay for work of equal value into Act No. 20.348 (2009) on the right to equal remuneration, in conformity with ILO standards" (8). "While noting with satisfaction the positive impact of the 2008 pension reform on women, the Committee is concerned about the discriminatory calculation system of the pension fund, which, by using life expectancy tables disaggregated by sex, results in a different monthly pension at the...more