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Latest items for Nicaragua

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

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 4.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.53 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 2.14 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bolivia, Chile, East Timor, Ecuador, Jamaica, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Maldives, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Suriname
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

10.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Fiji, Guyana, Iceland, Mauritania, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

3.0
Nov. 14, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2, LBHO-DATA-1

"'If we compare these [Colombia's] results to the global standard, we are not okay. There are other countries in the region that achieved paritary parliaments or are close to this purpose. This is the case for Bolivia (53% of women in the House of Deputies and 37% in the Senate), Nicaragua (45.7% in their Assembly) or Mexico (45.7% in the House of Deputies), according to data from the Interpalamentary Union. The difference with Colombia is that these countries have updated their Gender Quotas; they started like us with a 30% and they increased it until they reached the 50%', exposed Blanca Cardona, National Director of the area of Democratic Governance...more
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: Kazakhstan, Morocco, Nicaragua
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 17.5 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Laos, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Suriname, Zambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

150.0
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: Nicaragua
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 89.8 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Guatemala, Nicaragua
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 92.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 19.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 8.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Cameroon, Nicaragua, Norway
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.2 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 75.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 72.5 years for men and 78.4 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
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). "In 2008, the Ortega administration reformed Nicaragua’s penal code in a way that simultaneously decriminalized homosexuality while also imposing an abortion ban deemed by human rights organizations as 'a cruel, inhuman disgrace'" (para 9.).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 88 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: Nicaragua
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 22.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 9.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 150 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.5 years for men and 77.9 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
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 84.0 (latest available data for 2005-2009).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.1 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua, Togo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.5 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 92 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"Labor laws and regulations prohibit discrimination regarding race, sex, gender, disability, language, sexual orientation and/or gender identity, HIV-positive status or other communicable diseases, or social status. The government did not effectively enforce these laws and regulations" (31).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Observers reported a general increase in sexual crimes against women compared with 2014. The NNP reported 1,126 cases of rape and aggravated rape and 1,090 cases of sexual abuse in 2013, the most recent data available. The Institute of Legal Medicine within the judicial branch, however, reported investigating 6,069 incidents of sexual violence in 2013, constituting 9 percent of their investigations" (20). "The NNP reported that in 2013, the most recent period for which data was available, authorities received 1,242 complaints of sex crimes against adolescent girls and brought charges in 93 percent of those cases. On October 20, during the hearings of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, civil...more