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Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based off of data collected from the WHO mortality database and US Census Bureau international statistics (https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php), the femicide rate for 15-44 year olds in 2010 was 0.69 per 100,000 female (15-44 age) population. There were 10 incidents of femicide (15-44 year old victims) and female (15-44 aged) population was reported as 7,109,568 in that year.
Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"Peru increased the length of paid maternity leave from 90 to 98 days" (p. 40).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"27.7% of seats in the lower/single house of Peru (36 out of 130 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"36.8% of ministerial positions in Peru (7 out of 19 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Bahrain, Belize, Brunei, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Greece, Guatemala, Italy, Kuwait, Malta, Mexico, Peru, Tajikistan, Venezuela
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2000 was 76. Based on population numbers for this age group in this year from the US Census Bureau's International Database, this translates to a suicide rate of 1.06 per 100,000 for women ages 15-54 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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Jan. 25, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Congo, Peru
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 6.07 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 23, 2019, 7:26 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

"In the National Army, the percentage of women leaders is 7% and 9% in leadership positions; and in the Navy women are the 9%. In the Air Force, women are the 12% of the technical people and 8% of the leaders" (para 5).
Jan. 18, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

"woman accused of witchcraft beaten to death. A 68-year-old woman was beaten to death by a group of citizen patrol members (called 'ronderos') in the La Libertad region of Peru. The group reportedly killed her because they suspected that the woman was using black magic to kill her own son. Local legal authorities have ordered the arrest of three ronderos who are suspected to have been involved in Zárate’s death. RPP reports that the ronderos maintain that the woman died from a pre-existing illness and not because of any physical punishments inflicted by the group" (Slide 17).
Jan. 18, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"woman accused of witchcraft beaten to death. A 68-year-old woman was beaten to death by a group of citizen patrol members (called 'ronderos') in the La Libertad region of Peru. The group reportedly killed her because they suspected that the woman was using black magic to kill her own son. Local legal authorities have ordered the arrest of three ronderos who are suspected to have been involved in Zárate’s death. RPP reports that the ronderos maintain that the woman died from a pre-existing illness and not because of any physical punishments inflicted by the group" (Slide 17). The fact that three of the men accused of this murder were order...more
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"Organisations that defend women’s rights in the region say that a forced child pregnancy occurs when a girl under the age of 14 becomes pregnant without having sought or desired it and faces obstacles that keep her from having an abortion if she so wishes. Cladem’s data on births to girls under 15 reveal that in 2015 there were...1,432 in Peru" (para. 9, 10).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Cladem’s study of 14 countries, Child Mothers. Forced Child Pregnancy and Motherhood in Latin America and the Caribbean, underscores that according to the laws in this region, all births to girls under the age of 14 are legally the result of rape or statutory rape" (para. 8).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Cladem’s study of 14 countries, Child Mothers. Forced Child Pregnancy and Motherhood in Latin America and the Caribbean, underscores that according to the laws in this region, all births to girls under the age of 14 are legally the result of rape or statutory rape" (para. 8).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"This Lima-based regional network that is active in 15 countries is carrying out the campaign 'Child Pregnancy is Torture', which has contributed to raising awareness about this silenced issue in the international community...It also called for prevention measures through comprehensive sex education with a gender perspective from early childhood onwards, the inclusion of such content in the media, and a halt to the sexualisation of girls in the media" (para. 11, 13).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The annual teen pregnancy rate in Peru is 13 percent of all pregnancies – a percentage that rises as high as 30 percent in Amazon jungle regions such as Loreto" (para. 20).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MABFC-DATA-1

"Speaking to IPS, Olga Isaza of Colombia, Unicef’s deputy representative in Peru, first specified the figures for child motherhood in the country, which serves as an example of the phenomenon in the region. She said that between 2011 and 2017, the public health system attended 14,325 births to girls under 15. In addition, in 2015 the National Registry of Identification and Civil Status registered 1,538 newborns to mothers between the ages of 11 and 14 years" (para. 17, 18). This is an extreme age occurrence, rather than an average (SLE - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"Speaking to IPS, Olga Isaza of Colombia, Unicef’s deputy representative in Peru, first specified the figures for child motherhood in the country, which serves as an example of the phenomenon in the region. She said that between 2011 and 2017, the public health system attended 14,325 births to girls under 15. In addition, in 2015 the National Registry of Identification and Civil Status registered 1,538 newborns to mothers between the ages of 11 and 14 years. 'In 71 percent of the cases, the fathers of these newborns were older than 18, which confirms the sexual abuse underlying these pregnancies,' Isaza said" (para. 17, 18, 19). This is forced childbearing because...more
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"This Lima-based regional network that is active in 15 countries is carrying out the campaign 'Child Pregnancy is Torture', which has contributed to raising awareness about this silenced issue in the international community" (para. 11).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"[Olga Isaza of Colombia, Unicef's deputy representative in Peru] said that between 2011 and 2017, the public health system attended 14,325 births to girls under 15. In addition, in 2015 the National Registry of Identification and Civil Status registered 1,538 newborns to mothers between the ages of 11 and 14 years. 'In 71 percent of the cases, the fathers of these newborns were older than 18, which confirms the sexual abuse underlying these pregnancies,' Isaza said" (para. 18, 19).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Peru in 2015 was 2.82 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 4, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Peru, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-LAW-4

"[In] Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Peru, Uruguay –A rapist can no longer avoid punishment by marrying the victim" (para 11).
Dec. 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 5.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.87 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 3.26 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, East Timor, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

2.0
Nov. 30, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to Box 1, in 2016 the total female homicide rate was 3.3 per 100,000 female population.
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

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Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador, Panama, Peru
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 17.6 per 1000 population.