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April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Costa RIca does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Costa Rica were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Costa Rica was 77.0 years for males and 82.2 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Costa Rica was 9 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Costa Rica was 27 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Costa Rica was 27 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Costa Rica of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 82.7%" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 8:55 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to Pew Research, less than 1% of marriages in Costa Rica are polygamous (CM - CODER COMMENT).
March 19, 2021, 8:46 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"A man, who has asked for confidentiality in the process, has filed a constitutional action with the intention of allowing polygamy in the country. A report in a La Prensa Libre, says the man is asking Costa Rica’s Constitutional Court (Sala Constitucional or Sala IV) for the elimination of two articles – Article 14 (1) and Article 48 (1) – of the Family Code (Codigo de Familia) that prohibits the practice. The man said his action to allow him and others to have more than one spouse. The articles that he seeks to be eliminated prohibit a person from marrying more than one person at the same time, defining a...more
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Costa Rica is 50.4 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Macedonia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Costa Rica in 2015, women comprised 15.6% of the police force.
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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