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Latest items for Colombia

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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 9.7 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 6.76 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 4.20 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

13.0
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

2.0
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Given her hard work in politics, today Ramírez makes history by becoming the first female vicepresident in Colombia. This could be translated as a great step for women on the political plane" (para 3).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"Let's remember that on the 1st of December of 1957 women were recognized for thw first time as Colombian citizens and were able to exercise their right to vote for the first time. For that occasion, 1'835,255 women attended the polls" (para 4).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Today, 61 years after women were first granted the right to vote, women's political participation has increased from 6% to 11% in elected positions, and 7% to 21% in congressional elections in the last 20 years, according to the UN. Nonetheless, Colombia is still one of the countries in Latin America with the smallest representation of women in politics" (para 5).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: VOTE-DATA-2

"It is worth mentioning that for the presidential elections of this year 36'227,267 people are enabled to vote, 18'725,205 are women" (para 6).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GP-DATA-2

"[Marta Lucía] Ramírez became the first woman to be Minister of Defense, where she promoted the 'Democratic Security'" (para 1). She served as Defense Minister from 2002 until 2003 (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"The new Senate has 25 women (23,4%), while the House of Representatives the 18% of the seats were for women (31). In 2014, the Congress was composed of 22.5% women in the Senate (23 senators) and 20% in the House of Representatives (33 representatives)" (para 2). "When evaluating the participation of women in the last 8 elections to Congress held since 1991, a substantial increase in their presence in the Corporation can be seen. In 1991 the average of women elected to Senate and House of Representatives was of 7.7%, while in 2018 it is of 20.8%" (para 5).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"The report 'Balance of Women's Political Participartion in the 2018 Elections' highlights that, in the second opportunity in which legislative elections are held with application of the Gender Quota, the level of participation of women remained in a similar range to that registered in the composition of the Congress in 2014" (para 1).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"In Colombia, the Gender Quota establishes that the lists presented by parties and political groups to the Senate, and to 14 out of 36 circumscriptions in the House of Representatives, must be integrated in at least 30% by men or women, according to Law 1475 of 2011" (para 3).
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"For the first time in the country's history, Colombians will have a female vicepresident. The vicepresidential formulas of Iván Duque and Gustavo Petro are Martha Lucía Ramírez and Ángela María Robledo, respectively" (para 2).
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 15.8 per 1000 population.
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

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Colombia, Ecuador
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

64.0
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

1.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
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 86.5 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 71.6 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 15.3 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 8.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Colombia, Ethiopia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.2 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Colombia, Maldives, New Zealand, Paraguay, Syria, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 96 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
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 71.5 years for men and 78.8 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 27.76. 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, 3:01 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).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 15.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 8.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).