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Latest items for Paraguay

Oct. 10, 2018, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 17.14. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
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 82.6 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 62.8 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 19.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 11.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria, Paraguay
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 9.5 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Colombia, Maldives, New Zealand, Paraguay, Syria, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 96 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 72.4 years for men and 76.1 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador, Iran, Maldives, Mexico, Paraguay
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 96 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador, Iran, Maldives, Paraguay
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 96 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 20.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 10.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 132 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 72.2 years for men and 76.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
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 84.1 (latest available data for 2005-2009).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Iran, Paraguay, Swaziland
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.3 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay, Sudan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 10.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 63 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 15, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Every day in Paraguay four girls suffer sexual violence, and two girls under age 15 give birth, according to data from the Ministry of Health" (para 7).
Sept. 15, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"Last week, a 14-year-old girl in Paraguay died during childbirth. She became pregnant after she was raped by a 37-year-old man" (para 1). "In 2015, a 10-year-old girl in Paraguay became pregnant after she was raped by her stepfather" (para 5). "Every day in Paraguay four girls suffer sexual violence, and two girls under age 15 give birth, according to data from the Ministry of Health" (para 7).
Sept. 15, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"Last week, a 14-year-old girl in Paraguay died during childbirth. She became pregnant after she was raped by a 37-year-old man... 'Her body was not ready for a pregnancy,' said the hospital director" (para 1). "Every day in Paraguay four girls suffer sexual violence, and two girls under age 15 give birth, according to data from the Ministry of Health... These are the brutal and inevitable consequences of Paraguay’s abortion law" (para 7).
Sept. 15, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Abortion is illegal in almost all circumstances in Paraguay. The only exception is when a pregnancy has life-threatening complications. This narrow exception is not enough to protect the lives, health, and dignity of girls and women in the country. Abortion is illegal in Paraguay for pregnancies that resulted from rape or incest. It is illegal when the pregnancy poses a serious – but not life-threatening – health risk, and when a fetus has no hope of surviving outside the womb" (para 2-3). "In 2015, a 10-year-old girl in Paraguay became pregnant after she was raped by her stepfather. Her mother requested permission for the girl to have an abortion, but...more
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Paraguay launched their national action plan in 2015 and it expires in 2018 (MB-Coder Comment).
March 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Notwithstanding these legal reforms, a wave of protests against gender-based violence has spread across the region, fueled by the global #MeToo movement, with protesters using hashtags #YoTambien and #NiUnaMas" (para 1).
March 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"The government of Paraguay enacted a new law that criminalizes femicide, obstetric violence, and online abuse against women. In addition, the law creates a standardized system to collect data on gender-based violence and provides support for survivors, including free legal assistance, skills training, and access to shelters" (para 1).
March 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"The measure aims to combat high rates of violence against women in Paraguay, including 49 femicides…last year" (para 1).
March 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2, DV-PRACTICE-2

"In addition, the law creates a standardized system to collect data on gender-based violence and provides support for survivors, including free legal assistance, skills training, and access to shelters" (para 1).
March 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"The government of Paraguay enacted a new law that criminalizes femicide" (para 1).
March 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: DACH-LAW-1, IIP-LAW-2

"The government of Paraguay enacted a new law that criminalizes femicide, obstetric violence, and online abuse against women" (para 1).
March 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"The measure aims to combat high rates of violence against women in Paraguay, including 49 femicides and over 13,000 reported cases of domestic violence last year—the highest rate on record" (para 1).
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cape Verde, Chad, China, Colombia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Montenegro, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Serbia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 14 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 29, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: LO-DATA-3

"The needs of women and men are also different: a survey of 210 households in rural Paraguay found that while 23% of the women surveyed declared they were credit constrained, in two-thirds of these cases the husbands asserted they had adequate access to credit (Fletschner 2009)"(32)