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Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database and US Census Bureau international statistics (https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php), the femicide rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 1.42 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 10 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 3,869,722 in that year.
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"15.8% of seats in the lower/single house of Child (19 out of 120 total seats) are held by women. 15.8% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Chile (6 out of 38 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"34.8% of ministerial positions in Chile (8 out of 23 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2005 was 219. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of 4.57 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Burma/Myanmar, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Mozambique, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 1.45 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2014 for women ages 15-54 in Chile was 4.76 per 100,000. This rate was calculated by adding the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 and dividing by the total female population for that age group (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Chile in 2015 was 4.2 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 14, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The law criminalizes both physical and psychological domestic violence and protects the privacy and safety of the victim making the charge of rape or domestic violence. Nonetheless, experts believed that many rape and domestic violence cases went unreported due to fear of further violence, retribution, and social stigma. According to the new Ministry of Women and Gender Equality, one in three women had suffered some kind of domestic violence. Family courts handle cases of domestic violence and penalize offenders with fines up to 556,680 pesos ($795). Additional sanctions include eviction of the offender from the residence shared with the survivor, restraining orders, confiscation of firearms, and court-ordered counseling. Cases of...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"Since the publication of Law N. 20,507, that typifies illicit migrant traffic and human trafficking and establishes rules for its prevention and more effective criminal prosecution, from April 8th of 2011 to August 31st of 2015, there were formalized 20 causes for the contemplated crime in the article 411 of the Penal Code” (40).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: SAB-DATA-1

Table 20 shows the pregnancy and breastfeeding rate between 12 and 19 years of age and table 21 shows the percentage this represents. Between 12 to 14 years of age, 181 women are pregnant (0.1%), 903 are breastfeeding (0.3%), giving a total of 1,084 girls. They represent a 0.1% of the national pregnancy/breastfeeding rate. Between 15 to 19 years of age, 12,527 women are pregnant (1.9%), 20,640 are breastfeeding (3.1%), giving a total of 33,167 girls. They represent a 3.2% of the national pregnancy/breastfeeding rate. In total, in the 12 to 19 years range, there are 12,708 (1.2%) pregnant women, 21,543 women breastfeeding (2.1%), for a total of 34,251 women....more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

Table 15 shows the number of subsidies for postnatal parental permit by month and year. In 2011 0 subsidies were given in total, in 2012 52,773 subsidies were given, in 2013 56,502 subsidies were given and in 2014 58.503 were given (38). Table 16 shows the number of postnatal parental permits that were traspassed to the father in 2014. From the 101971 permits, 223 were traspassed to the father, representing a 0.2% (39).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: MARR-DATA-1

“When observing the civil unions celebrated disaggregated by sex and age, the registries indicate that, from 31 years old, civil unions are used more by men than by women, while between 18 to 30 years old, it is used more by women than men. Notwithstanding this, the greater amount of celebrations of this unions is given between the 25 to 35 years of age” (61). Graph 61 shows the number of civil unions disaggregated by age and sex during the first semester of 2016. 1001 women and 583 men between 18-24 years celebrated this union; 1783 women and 1592 men between 25-30 years celebrated this union; 1124 men and 1083...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: CWC-DATA-1

"Graph 34 shows that, of the female residents in Chile, the 88% belongs to urban popularion; while the 12% is rural population. In men's case, the 86.5% correspondes to an urban population and the 13.5% to rural population. "Graph 35 shoes that, of the total rural population of Chile, the index of labor occupation ascends to 20%; while in the case of men its 80%" (29). Graph 36 shows the percentage of mena and women tan belong to indigenous groups. For women its the 9.2% of the Chilean women population and for men its the 8.8% (32).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

Table 2 shows the number of crimes entered with the VIF (domestic violence tag) per year. Regarding femicide, beyween 2011-2015 there were 344 crimes: 58 in 2011, 58 in 2012, 73 in 2013, 69 in 2014 and 86 in 2015 (16). "The figures for frustrated and consummated femicides presented on tables 4 and 5 correspond to the National Femicide Circuit registry. The coordination mechanism attends femicide victims, that according to their protocols correspond to a wider definition that the legal terminology, considering homicides by actual partners or ex-partners, and includes "pololos" [a Chilean term for boyfriends] and "ex-pololos" and parricides - in thpose cases where a woman is the aggressor...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

Graph 24 shows the 10 largest migrant communities in Chile in 2014. The largest influx comes from Peru, that represent 31.7% of the migrant population, followed by Argentina with 16.3%, Bolivia with 8.8%, Colombia with 6.1%, Ecuador with 4.7%, Spain with 3.5%, United States with 3.1%, Brazil with 3%, Venezuela and China both with 1.9%. Migrants from other countries represent 19.1% of the migrant population (23).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Graph 9 shows the prevalence of domestic violence experienced by women through their life. It is worth noting the number of women that declares to have suffered domestic violence at least once in her life is of 31.9%" (10). The percentage of woemn that have not suffered some form of violence is of 68.1% (CCS-CODER COMMENT). "Graph 10 shows the prevalence of domestic violence experienced by women in the last 12 months. It is worth noting that the figure of women who declare to have suffered domestic violence in the past 12 months ascends to 15.4%" (10). The figure for women that hace not suffered domestic ciolence in the past...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The program of president Michelle Bachelet contemplates the opening of 25 shelter homes during her government. Since 2014 to the present date, 20 homes hace been opened throughot the country. For 2017, it is proyected the opening of the missing 5 houses" (19). According to the table shown, 4 houses were opened in 2014, 8 houses in 2015, 8 houses in 2016 and the missing 5 houses will be opened in 2017 (CCS-CODER COMMENT). Table 6 shows the places available for each shelter house in 2015. There were a total of 320 places for women and 620 for children (20).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LR-DATA-1

Table 10 shows literacy and illiteracy rates disaggregated by sex and area in persons 15 years or older. For men in urban areas, the 97.4% know how to read and write, 0.9% only know how to read, 0.1% only know how to write and 1.6% does not know how to do either. For women in urban areas 96.9% know how to read and write, 1.1% only know how to read, 0.1% only know how to write and 1.8% does not know how to do either. For men in rural areas, the 89.9% know how to read and write, 2.1% only know how to read, 0.5% only know how to write...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"The percentage of women ministers of State has fluctuated considerablu throughout the period [1990-2015], with extremes of 0% (gap of -100 percentual points) in 1990, until parity in 2006 (gap of 0). In 2015 the percentage of women was 34.8% with a gap of -30.4 percentual points" (49). "[Between 2004-2014] Throughout all the years, except in 2004 when the ADP System started, women occupied less than 40% of the appointed positions in the Executive Power at the first level of herarchy (head of services). The smaller gap, of -26 percentual points, was registered in 2010 (the participation of women was 37%), while in 2015 it ascended to -31 percentual points...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LDS-DATA-1

"Graph 22 shoes that the percentahe of migrant populattion has had a sustained increase in the alst 24 years. In 2014, migrants represent a 23% of the Chilean population. In terms of population structure, the percentage of migrant women in Chile is higher than men, a characteristic that has slowly increased in the past 10 years. Regarding this, graph 23 shows that in 2014, 52.6% of the migrant population were women, while 47.4% were men" (21-22). In 2005, 51.6% were women and 48.4% were men; in 2010 52.2% were women and 47.8% were men; and in 2014 52.6% were women and 47.4% were men (CCS-CODER COMMENT). Graph 29 shows the...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

Graph 59 shows the percentage of affiliates to the Chilean pension system disaggregated by sex in 2013. 53.6% of the total of affiliates are men and 46.4% are women (60).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Graph 17 shows the prevalence of sexual violence experimented by women in their lifetime. It is worth noting that the figure for women who declare to have suffered sexual violence some time in her life ascends to 6.3%" (14). The percentage for women who declared to not have suffered sexual violence is of 93.7% (CCS-CODER COMMENT). "Graph 18 shows the prevalence of sexual violence experimented by women in the last 12 months. It is worth noting that the percentage of women who declare to have suffered from sexual violence ascends to 1.8%" (14). The percentage of women that have not suffered from sexual violence in the last 12 months is...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"Since the publication of Law N. 20,507, that typifies illicit migrant traffic and human trafficking and establishes rules for its prevention and more effective criminal prosecution, from April 8th of 2011 to August 31st of 2015, there were formalized 20 causes for the contemplated crime in the article 411 of the Penal Code” (40). The graph also shows the numbers of victims affected in each case, in total there 187 victims: 92 in 2011 for 10 cases, 7 in 2012 for 1 case, 80 in 2013 for 4 cases, 7 in 2014 for 4 cases and 1 in 2015 for 1 case (CCS-CODER COMMENT). "From the total of causes formalized...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"According to the type of PAC celebrated, between people of the same sex or of different sexes, data shows that 75% of the PAC celebrated to the date are between people of different sexes" (62). This data comes from the PAC celebrated during the first semester of 2016 and evidences that same-sex marriages are allowed to participate in civil unions (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

Table 24 shows the number of medical appointments for emergency contraceptives in 2015. There was a total of 13,977 consultations. In 1,428 the contraceptive was given by doctors and in 11,566 the contraceptive was given by a matron, for a total of 12,994 consultations were the emergency contraceptive was given. 488 were given for women between 10-14 years old, 4,230 were given for women between 15-19 years old, 3,572 were given for women between 20-24 years old and 4,704 for women 25 or older. In 983 cases the emergency contraceptive was not handed because the medical appointment was made beyond the 72 hours recommended for the emergency contraceptive or for...more
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"The rate of women's participation in the work force has increased consistently from 1990 to 2015. In the period between 2010 to 2015, the rate of women's participation in the work force increased from 45.3% to 48.2%. Nonethesless, the gap remained over the -20 percentual point in all the years" (54). The graphs in page 54 and 55 shows that in 1986 the rate of participation of women was of 29.1%, in 1990 it was of 31.3%, in 2000 it was of 36,5% and in 2010 it was of 41.9%, in 2010 it was of 45.3%, in 2011 it was of 47.3%, in 2012 it was of 47.6%, in 2013...more