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Latest items for Colombia

Dec. 26, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1, TRAFF-PRACTICE-2, TRAFF-DATA-1, LDS-PRACTICE-1, LDS-PRACTICE-2, LDS-DATA-1, CWC-DATA-4, IRP-PRACTICE-1, IRP-PRACTICE-2, IRP-DATA-2, SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"There were anecdotal reports that [in Panama] Chinese citizens were forced to work in grocery stores and laundries in situations of debt bondage, as well as reports that Nicaraguan and Colombian women were subjected to domestic servitude. According to leaders of the Central General Autonomy for Workers, forced labor continued to be a growing problem, particularly in the commercial sex industry"(29-30)
Dec. 17, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"For Guerrero, beginning construction on the City of Women in 2003, with funding from the Colombian government, the United States Congress, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, was only a beginning. Her organization continues to pursue funding for additional housing for displaced women and families and she leads a campaign to pursue justice and reparations for victims of gender-based violence" (12).
Dec. 17, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"In other instances, the violence has escalated beyond threats. In 2004, when the community was under construction, the security guard of the women’s brick-making factory, a husband of one of the women, was murdered. In 2007, the community hall was vandalized: cables cut, windows broken, the building burned to the ground with three canisters of gas. The women’s brick-making machine was also destroyed. In 2011, the daughter of one of the founders of the group was murdered. These examples are only several among many, demonstrating that an act so bold as women defiantly building a refuge provokes equally bold acts of intimidation and destruction" (10). "According to a March [UN ...more
Dec. 17, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1, SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"Though there have been workshops and anti-machismo training for men living in the community, true change, particularly among older generations, remains a challenge. Machismo has been reduced 'very little,' says Guerrero, adding that she holds out hope for the younger generation. 'The fact that women own the houses intensifies the violence,' she says. 'But the young ones who grew up in the city have seen a different model. They have been raised with a process, but the adults are still machismo; there is still violence and discrimination against women' (14)."
Dec. 17, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: CIWM-PRACTICE-1, LRW-DATA-1

"According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, 7.4 million people in the country have been displaced by conflict between government security forces, paramilitary groups, and armed insurgency groups such as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the National Liberation Army (ELN). Among the millions affected by this violence, women and children are particularly vulnerable to crime, exploitation, sexual assault and malnutrition" (4).
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 5, about 78% of economically active women are employed by the services sector, about 16% are employed by the industry sector, and about 6% are employed by the agriculture sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to Table 5, about 78% of economically active women are employed by the services sector, about 16% are employed by the industry sector, and about 6% are employed by the agriculture sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cape Verde, Chad, China, Colombia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Montenegro, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Serbia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 14 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 26, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-2, MURDER-DATA-2

"In Colombia, approximately 100 acid attacks occur each year, making it one of the highest rates in the world" (para 10).
Oct. 26, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"the country has strengthened its legislative framework and enacted a law in January to impose sentences of 12 to 50 years in jail to perpetrators of [acid] crimes" (para 10).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

5.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“The highest rates of non-marital childbearing occur in Latin America, including Columbia (74 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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

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

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

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

6.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

0.0