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Latest items for Peru

Oct. 10, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 29.31. This rate reflects the number of police-recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Peru
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 66.1 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 49.4 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 15.3 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: Mozambique, Peru
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4.9 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Egypt, Peru
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 92 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 75.9 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.4 years for men and 78.3 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Malawi, Peru, Suriname, Tajikistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 90 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Peru, Suriname
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 90 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 16.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 8.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Maldives, Peru, Syria
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 68 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 75.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.1 years for men and 78.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Peru
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 62.7 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau, Peru, Yemen
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 3.1 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia, Peru, Vanuatu
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 5.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Ghana, Peru, Somalia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 65 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 13, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
Countries: Panama, Peru
Variables: INFIB-DATA-1

"FGM is also known to be practised in Peru and Panama" (para 11).
Sept. 6, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"More than 50,000 people marched in Peru's capital and eight other cities on Saturday to protest violence against woman and what they say is the indifference of the judicial system" (para 1). "'Today, the 13th of August, is a historic day for this country because it represents a breaking point and the start of a new culture to eradicate the marginalization that women have been suffering, especially with violence,' said Victor Ticona, president of Peru's judicial system" (para 3). "Newly inaugurated President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took part in the march along with first lady Nancy Lange" (para 5)
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The most serious human rights problems included violence against women and children…" (1). "As of August the ministry documented 32,500 cases of violence against women, compared with 21,000 in the first nine months in 2014" (17).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"The law criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, with penalties of six to eight years in prison, but enforcement was ineffective" (17).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"Congressional committees included Justice and Human Rights; Women and the Family; Labor; Andean, Amazonian, Afro-Peruvian Peoples and Environment and Ecology; Health, Population, and Persons with Disabilities; and Women and Social Development" (16). The report does not indicate if there is a cabinet level position, but there are at least two congressional committees that cover women's rights and issues (AA-CODER COMMENT). "The Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations reported that seven in 10 women had suffered physical or psychological abuse" (17). It appears there is a ministry-level position for women's rights (AA-CODER COMMENT).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"Femicide is a crime and carries a minimum sentence of 15 years’ imprisonment for those convicted of killing a woman who is an immediate relative, spouse, or partner. The law establishes sentences of up to life in prison when the victim is a minor, pregnant, or has a disability" (17).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Many domestic abuse cases went unreported, and NGOs stated that the majority of reported cases did not result in formal charges due to fear of retaliation. The protections offered were limited because of legal delays and ambiguities in the law" (17). "Nonetheless, NGOs and the Ombudsman’s Office asserted that police officers often reacted indifferently to charges of domestic violence, despite legal requirements to investigate such complaints" (18).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The law criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, with penalties of six to eight years in prison, but enforcement was ineffective" (17). "The minimum age for consensual sex is 18. Statutory rape law stipulates different rape offenses, including rape of a minor younger than 14, with penalties ranging from 25 years to life in prison" (20).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The constitution prohibits discrimination based on 'origin, race, gender, language, religion, opinion, socioeconomic status, or any other reason,' but enforcement lagged, and discrimination persisted" (16).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"Indigenous communities continued to be politically, economically, and socially marginalized...Indigenous women, especially from poor and rural areas, were particularly marginalized" (22).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"The law criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, with penalties of six to eight years in prison, but enforcement was ineffective" (17). "Statutory rape law stipulates different rape offenses, including rape of a minor younger than 14, with penalties ranging from 25 years to life in prison" (20).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"There were continuing reports that the Shining Path abducted children to work for the terrorist organization during the year. In July security forces rescued 54 indigenous Ashaninka people who the Shining Path held in remote jungle villages, some for as long as three decades. The rescued group comprised 20 adults and 34 children, most of whom were women and girls" (8). These abduction practices can be considered a form of trafficking (AA-CODER COMMENT)
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"The law prohibits exploiting children in prostitution and penalizes perpetrators with five to 12 years in prison" (20).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The law defines sexual harassment not as a criminal offense, but rather as a labor rights violation subject to administrative punishment, which depends on the professional situation in which the violation occurred. The law defines sexual harassment poorly, and government enforcement was minimally effective" (18). "The law prohibits discrimination with respect to employment based on race, color, sex, religion, political opinion, national origin, citizenship, social origin, disability, age, language, or social status" (32).