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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 50.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 5.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.4 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.9 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: Cuba
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 79.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 76.8 years for men and 81.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Cuba, Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Save for in Cuba, Mexico City, and Uruguay, it remains a crime in Latin America in most circumstances for a woman to terminate a pregnancy" (para. 3)
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. 26, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Countries: Cuba, Mexico, Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"In Latin America, unrestricted abortion is legal in Uruguay, Cuba and Mexico City" (para 28).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 5.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 39 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 79.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 76.9 years for men and 81.4 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 88.4 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14.6 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 52.5 based on data from 2005-2014.
Nov. 30, 2017, 6 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"The TTIBs and civil society organisations have helped pull out of the closet a reality that is the product of Cuba’s patriarchal culture, which runs counter to the progress made towards equality such as equal wages for men and women, the massive incorporation of girls and women in education and the labour market, and free, universal access to abortion on demand. For example, since 2007, the 'Oscar Arnulfo Romero' Centre for Reflection and Solidarity (OAR) and other groups have been organising an annual National Day for Non-Violence Against Women, to coincide with the 16 days of global activism between Nov. 25 and Dec. 10" (para 11-12). TTIB stands for Integral...more
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cuba, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 16 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

4.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

1.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

0.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

National Association of Smallholders (Asociacion Nacional de Agricultores Pequenos, or ANAP), founded in 1961 with men and women heads of household and smallholders through the Grassroots Farmers Associations (Asociaciones Campesinas de Base). In their unions, the ANAP in 2002 had 33 percent women holding positions at the management level and, in 2004, three female directors. -Federation of Rural Women (Federacion de Mujeres Campesinas, or FMC): An NGO structured at the national, provincial and municipal, and grassroots levels, comprising 3 million women. National mechanism in charge of promoting the equality of women and the struggle for their full participation. The FMC and the ANAP organized volunteer brigades of women to provide...more
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

The agrarian laws and regulations present in the Codes, both Civil and Family Codes, clearly and openly establish the absolute equality of rights and responsibilities for both sexes. This situation of legal equality in theory should have guaranteed women access to land. However, women who own land or participate in the cooperatives are still few, and those who achieve leadership positions within these organisms are even fewer. According to the State Statistics Committee, in 1988, female rural Cubans comprised 21 percent of cooperatives, with those achieving leadership positions in these organisms being very few. In 1963, allotments for collectives and workers were established with the second land reform, which benefitted...more
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: LO-LAW-1

In 1959, the Cuban agrarian reform was the result of a political, economic and cultural development of great magnitude. The agrarian laws and regulations present in the Codes, both Civil and Family Codes, clearly and openly establish the absolute equality of rights and responsibilities for both sexes. (AF: P1) Agrarian Reform Law of May 17, 1959: The land is allocated to women or men who will work it, without distinction. 1982 Act No. 36 on Agricultural Cooperatives: Article 15: Equality of men and women to membership, whether married or not. (LL: P1-2) Permanent Commission for Assistance to Women, Children and Youth: attached to the National Assembly of Popular Power, chaired...more
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

Article 18: The de facto union of those who have the legal capacity to acquire it, with the requirements of uniqueness (meaning that neither of the cohabiting couple is cohabiting in another union) and stability and recognized by the competent court, shall retain all the same effects of legal marriage. If the relationship is stable but not unique, because one of them had a legally valid previous marriage, the union will take full effect by acting in good faith and for the children of the union. Article 22: In any civil, criminal or administrative proceeding where the existence of marriage cannot be proven, the following shall serve as evidence of...more
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: MARR-LAW-3

1975 Law 1289: Family Code: Article 1: The strengthening of the legally formalized or legally recognized marriage based on the absolute equality of men’s and women’s rights. (WROLUCFW: P3) Article 24: Marriage is constituted on the basis of equal rights and duties of both spouses. (WROLUCFW: P6)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-1

Article 38: Shared marital property ends with the termination of marriage. The estate is divided equally between spouses upon separation or between the survivor and the heirs of the deceased in case of death. ( WROLUCFW: P9)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: ATDW-PRACTICE-2

1994 Decree-Law 154: Divorce attorney. (WROLUCFW: P2)