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Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
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 80.7 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador, Kyrgyzstan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.5 (per 100,000).
June 8, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"So far, within the framework of the UN Trust Fund- supported project, they have trained 313 women leaders of organizations in the National Coalition of women’s groups to increase their capacity to advocate for women’s rights and specifically for the adoption of comprehensive legislation for the prevention and eradication of violence against women in the country. They also trained 54 government officials, 49 reporters and 532 university students" (para 4).
June 8, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"I realized that we women did not have a voice. We never spoke and were afraid of being criticized”, said Martha Chango, the Municipal Councilor of Pelileo, who is also the Chair of the Gender Commission in Tungurahua province" (para 5).
June 8, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: ATC-DATA-7

"ACDemocracia is one of 13 current UN Trust Fund grantees that are working to change local or national policies or protocols on violence against women" (para 9).
June 8, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"We have to eradicate all forms of gender-based violence. So that our girls do not have to go through what we have gone through", said Carmen Jeréz a councilor in the city of Pelileo in Tungurahua Province, Ecuador. Carmen supports women to report violence and seek services in her community in Tungurahua, which has one of the highest rates of violence in the country" (para 1). "In Tungurahua... there were 5,986 recorded cases of violence reported to the authorities between January and September 2015" (para 3). "Previously violence was well hidden, as it was handled more in the family and we did not dare to report it" (para 5). "In...more
June 8, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"At the beginning of the project, mayors from Tungurahua province learned how widespread violence is in their communities. Cecilia Chacón, the first female deputy prefect in Tungurahua, recalls the surprise and shock from the mayors upon hearing that there were 5,986 recorded cases of violence reported to the authorities between January and September 2015. "That day we could feel the political will, we could feel the support; and now the mayors are the main promoters of this public policy", says Chacón" (para 3).
June 8, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: DTCP-LAW-1

"Previously, the criminal code in Ecuador only included protection measures that would go into effect if a woman filed a complaint directly with the judicial system. The new comprehensive law established special procedures and speeds up response times. For example, public servants (police officers, justice operators and other authorities) are now required to take immediate, timely and effective measures to any threat or act of violence against women" (para 8).
June 8, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"This is one of 10 districts in Ecuador where ACDemocracia, a grantee of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, is working to address gaps in service delivery and to guarantee women’s access to justice within the project titled,“Integral intervention to guarantee access to justice for women survivors of violence" (para 2). "ACDemocracia works to mobilize communities and train leaders" (para 4). "ACDemocracia expanded their local grassroots efforts towards larger goals in the country. Working closely with local feminist institutions and through joint advocacy with the National Coalition of women, ACDemocracia collaborated with civil society organizations, academic institutions and the state to gather over 37,000 signatures calling for...more
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-DATA-3

According to Figure 8, in 2011, in Ecuador, 25% of land was owned by the individual male, 30% by the individual female, 36% by the principal couple, 1% by all household members, and 8% by another regime (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 8, in 2011, in Ecuador, 25% of land was owned by the individual male, 30% by the individual female, 36% by the principal couple, 1% by all household members, and 8% by another regime (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-DATA-3

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 26% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

According to Figure 7, in 2012, about 26% of land was owned by women (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

According to Table 5, about 72% of economically active women are employed by the services sector, about 10% are employed by the industry sector, and about 13% are employed by the agriculture sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Dec. 6, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

According to Table 5, about 72% of economically active women are employed by the services sector, about 10% are employed by the industry sector, and about 13% are employed by the agriculture sector (ENB-Coder Comment)
Nov. 30, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

"A recent study in Ecuador found that due to its community property regime and equal inheritance practices, the gender gap in asset ownership is almost absent (Deere and Diaz 2011)"(26)
Nov. 30, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1

"A recent study in Ecuador found that due to its community property regime and equal inheritance practices, the gender gap in asset ownership is almost absent (Deere and Diaz 2011)"(26)."The study explains that...in Ecuador, the most common form of ownership is by the principal couple"(26-27)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
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Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 14 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 30, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

"A recent study in Ecuador found that due to its community property regime and equal inheritance practices, the gender gap in asset ownership is almost absent (Deere and Diaz 2011)"(26)
Nov. 30, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IAD-PRACTICE-1

"A recent study in Ecuador found that due to its community property regime and equal inheritance practices, the gender gap in asset ownership is almost absent (Deere and Diaz 2011)"(26)
Nov. 30, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"A recent study in Ecuador found that due to its community property regime and equal inheritance practices, the gender gap in asset ownership is almost absent (Deere and Diaz 2011)"(26)
Nov. 29, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-DATA-3

"A recent study in Ecuador found that due to its community property regime and equal inheritance practices, the gender gap in asset ownership is almost absent (Deere and Diaz 2011)"(26)."The study explains that...in Ecuador, the most common form of ownership is by the principal couple"(26-27)."In Ecuador, more parcels are owned by individual females than by individual males"(27)
Nov. 29, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"A recent study in Ecuador found that due to its community property regime and equal inheritance practices, the gender gap in asset ownership is almost absent (Deere and Diaz 2011)"(26)."The study explains that...in Ecuador, the most common form of ownership is by the principal couple"(26-27)."In Ecuador, more parcels are owned by individual females than by individual males"(27)
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 20, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"Since 2006, the Jungle Mamas program has been working in collaboration with the Achuar Nation of Ecuador to develop a model of addressing maternal, infant, and community health in a way that is culturally appropriate, empowering, and sustainable"(para 1)."Ecuador’s Achuar population, nearing approximately 7,000 between the provinces of Pastaza and Morona-Santiago, resides in some of the most remote and hard to access primary rainforest in the country. Due large in part to both geographic and socio-economic limitations, access to healthcare both at the community and urban levels has been significantly limited for the Achuar people.Our model of working with the Achuar is one that addresses all of these limitations by...more
Sept. 20, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"Ecuador’s Achuar population, nearing approximately 7,000 between the provinces of Pastaza and Morona-Santiago, resides in some of the most remote and hard to access primary rainforest in the country. Due large in part to both geographic and socio-economic limitations, access to healthcare both at the community and urban levels has been significantly limited for the Achuar people.Our model of working with the Achuar is one that addresses all of these limitations by empowering Achuar women and their communities to reduce all preventable deaths in pregnancy, childbirth, and with newborns"(para 2-3)."Ecuador’s current health priority is reducing maternal and neonatal mortality at the national level. As of 2012, the national maternal mortality...more
Sept. 20, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"Ecuador’s Achuar population, nearing approximately 7,000 between the provinces of Pastaza and Morona-Santiago, resides in some of the most remote and hard to access primary rainforest in the country. Due large in part to both geographic and socio-economic limitations, access to healthcare both at the community and urban levels has been significantly limited for the Achuar people.Our model of working with the Achuar is one that addresses all of these limitations by empowering Achuar women and their communities to reduce all preventable deaths in pregnancy, childbirth, and with newborns"(para 2-3)."Achuar territory spans both the Morona-Santiago and Pastaza provinces, where both maternal and infant mortality are high. In the province of...more
Sept. 20, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Since 2006, the Jungle Mamas program has been working in collaboration with the Achuar Nation of Ecuador to develop a model of addressing maternal, infant, and community health in a way that is culturally appropriate, empowering, and sustainable"(para 1)."Ecuador’s Achuar population, nearing approximately 7,000 between the provinces of Pastaza and Morona-Santiago, resides in some of the most remote and hard to access primary rainforest in the country. Due large in part to both geographic and socio-economic limitations, access to healthcare both at the community and urban levels has been significantly limited for the Achuar people.Our model of working with the Achuar is one that addresses all of these limitations by...more
Sept. 20, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"Ecuador’s Achuar population, nearing approximately 7,000 between the provinces of Pastaza and Morona-Santiago, resides in some of the most remote and hard to access primary rainforest in the country. Due large in part to both geographic and socio-economic limitations, access to healthcare both at the community and urban levels has been significantly limited for the Achuar people.Our model of working with the Achuar is one that addresses all of these limitations by empowering Achuar women and their communities to reduce all preventable deaths in pregnancy, childbirth, and with newborns"(para 2-3)."Ecuador’s current health priority is reducing maternal and neonatal mortality at the national level. As of 2012, the national maternal mortality...more