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

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 69.2 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 15.0 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 7.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.7 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: El Salvador
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 73.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 69.0 years for men and 78.1 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 11 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 36.69. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Malta
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

Latin America is "home to four of the six countries in the world where abortion is banned in all circumstances: El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic (the two other countries are Malta and Vatican City)" (para. 3).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"Since 1998, more than 150 women in El Salvador have been prosecuted for illegal abortions" (para. 3 ).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Uruguay
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"However, a blanket prohibition exists in the Central American states of El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua" (para 30). The prohibition refers to legal abortion. (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 16.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 8.3 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 54 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 73.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 78.8 years for men and 77.9 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
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 81.9 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador, Romania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador, Luxembourg
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 11.1 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 72 based on data from 2005-2014.
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"For 2013 the statistic on pregnant adolescents remains at 31.63 per cent in relation to total pregnancies among women age 20 and over" (31).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-3, TRAFF-LAW-3

"The LEIV Act, in Chapter II, Specific Procedural Provisions, of article 57, prescribes the procedural safeguards available to women facing acts of violence. It provides that women who are victims of trafficking shall enjoy the rights established by law and, in addition, will not be subject to punishments or impediments established in migratory laws, will be able to stay in the country in keeping with applicable law, and will have the right to legal counsel" (19-20).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"El Salvador is still facing a major challenge in enhancing its capacity to guarantee women their right of access to justice, with special emphasis on investigating and punishing violent deaths of women, given the fact that the number of cases that find their way into judicial cannels is still small: In 2012, 150 cases were brought to court (144 preliminarily categorized as homicide and 6 as femicide)" (37).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"In light of the 1997 law prohibiting all forms of abortion, El Salvador recognizes the limitations this situation creates for the full enjoyment and exercise of sexual and reproductive rights by Salvadoran women" (30).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"In the framework of women’s rights to equality and non-discrimination, the Constitution of the Republic of El Salvador provides in article 3 that 'All persons are equal before the law. No restrictions on the exercise of civil rights may be established on the grounds of differences in nationality, race, sex or religion'. El Salvador has taken important legislative strides in protecting women’s rights with the adoption of the Act on Equality, Equity and Elimination of Discrimination against Women (“Ley de Igualdad, Equidad y Erradicación de la Discriminación contra las Mujeres” — LIE or Act on Equality), which has been in force since April of 2011, and the Special Comprehensive Act...more
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"To ensure continued provision of free services during the pregnancy, childbirth and post-partum periods, and proper nutrition during pregnancy and nursing, the Ministry of Health has formulated Technical Guidelines for Women’s Healthcare during pre-conception, childbirth, the puerperal stage and the newborn stage; Technical Operational Guidelines for the Childbirth Plan Strategy; and has built the National Women’s Hospital, a tertiary referral hospital provided with the necessary equipment and staffed with new human resources. This infrastructure replaces the Dr. Raúl Arguello Escolán National Maternity Hospital" (28). "By providing additional human resources, it has been possible to extend coverage of gynaecological-obstetric services to 24 hours/7 days a week at 20 of the 28...more
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: LR-DATA-1

"Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education has strengthened literacy programmes, declaring some 22 municipalities free of illiteracy. The national literacy programme encourages citizen involvement and volunteerism with the establishment of literacy circles. Between 2009 and 2013, 172,479 women have been taught to read and write; of these 120,125 have reached the first level of literacy, which means 68 per cent of the total population served; and 52,354 women have reached the second and third levels of literacy (sixth grade), which represents 67 per cent of total population served at these levels. Of total number of women reaching literacy, 75 per cent live in rural areas and 25 per cent in urban...more
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"It is worth noting that both instruments were formulated in a participatory mode, through a process of nationwide consultation, by means of regional workshops, which made it possible to ensure validation and commitment, not only by public institutions but also by human rights non-governmental organizations made up of women and civil society movements" (17). The instruments referred to here are the National Plan for Equality and Equity for Salvadorean Women (PNIEMS) and the National Policy on Access to a Violence-Free Life for Women (CODER COMMENT-BCT).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"For 2012, the rate of school attendance nationwide was 34 per cent for males and 29.5 per cent for females, which in total amounted to 1,847,763 persons attending a formal education establishment" (37).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"ISDEMU has opened a Substantive Equality Training School (EFIS) and reports that since 2013 training and awareness-raising courses have been provided to civil servants on the normative framework for equality and on women’s right to a violence-free life. The courses have been attended by 3,884 people. The Ministry of Labour and Social Security has designed a self-assessment form for compliance with labour rights, containing a catalogue of labour rights for women, aimed at prevention and at ensuring compliance with labour rights by employers and knowledge of their rights by working women and men. The Ministry has conducted trainings at the national level, training a total of 569 employees on gender...more
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"For women, the labour participation rate, which measures the degree of involvement of a population in the labour market, has been rising from 2008 to 2012, reaching 47.3 per cent in 2008 and 47.9 per cent in 2012" (26).