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Latest items for Nicaragua

March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 1998 DHS survey of Nicaragua, the percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 6.9%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 7.1%. This information was compiled by Professor Andrea Den Boer.
Dec. 26, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1, TRAFF-PRACTICE-2, TRAFF-DATA-1, LDS-PRACTICE-1, LDS-PRACTICE-2, LDS-DATA-1, CWC-DATA-4, IRP-PRACTICE-1, IRP-PRACTICE-2, IRP-DATA-2, SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"There were anecdotal reports that [in Panama] Chinese citizens were forced to work in grocery stores and laundries in situations of debt bondage, as well as reports that Nicaraguan and Colombian women were subjected to domestic servitude. According to leaders of the Central General Autonomy for Workers, forced labor continued to be a growing problem, particularly in the commercial sex industry"(29-30)
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Benin, Bhutan, Burundi, Chile, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Malta, Nicaragua, Panama, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 18 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

7.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

2.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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

2.0
Aug. 31, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: LRCM-DATA-1, DV-DATA-1

"Violence against women and girls in Nicaragua has been described by U.N. Women as a 'national epidemic.' Nearly half of all reported incidents of violence against women take place in the home, mostly rape and domestic violence at the hands of relatives, husbands and boyfriends, according to 2017 government figures" (9-10).
Aug. 31, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"The station also discusses human trafficking, a growing problem that particularly affects indigenous women and children, campaigners say. 'The rise of drug trafficking in the region over the last ten years has intensified violence against Miskito women and girls, resulting in human trafficking and increased incidents of rapes and murder,' said Yifat Susskind, head of Madre" (15-16).
Aug. 31, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Huddled around solar-powered radios, generations of Miskito women in Nicaragua tune in almost daily to the first and only radio station dedicated to women's rights in their native language...The radio station reaches 115 Miskito villages and helps tackle social taboos and gender-based violence, says U.N. Women, which backs the project run by indigenous rights group Wangki Tangni." (1).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

5.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

99.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

99.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

2.0