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April 20, 2019, 9:36 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The average monthly income, set in September 2016, was 1,640 to 1,867 soles ($505-$575) for men and 1,352 soles ($415) for women" (p. 26).
April 20, 2019, 9:36 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The minimum age for consensual sex is 14" (p. 15).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: IRP-LAW-2

"A conviction of rape of a minor younger than 14 carries penalties ranging from 25 years to life in prison" (p. 15).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"The law prohibits child pornography, and the penalty for conviction of involvement in child pornography is four to 12 years’ imprisonment and a fine. The law also prohibits adults from using deceit, abuse of power, or the vulnerability of a teenager to have sex with a minor under 18" (p. 15).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"The law prohibits domestic violence; penalties range from one month to six years in prison. The law also authorizes judges and prosecutors to prevent a convicted spouse or parent from returning to the family home and authorizes the victim’s relatives and unrelated persons living in the home to file complaints of domestic violence. The law requires a police investigation of domestic violence to take place within five days of a complaint and obliges authorities to extend protection to female victims of domestic violence" (P. 13).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations continued to operate service centers with police, prosecutors, counselors, and public welfare agents to help victims. NGOs expressed concerns about the program’s quality and quantity, particularly in rural areas. The ministry operated a toll-free hotline and implemented projects to sensitize government employees and the citizenry to domestic violence" (p. 13 - 14).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"HIV/AIDS affected transgender women disproportionately, and many of them could not obtain health care because they lacked national identification cards reflecting their gender and appearance" (p. 19).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"Femicide is a crime and carries a minimum sentence of 15 years" (p. 13).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"Police rescued 63 women human trafficking victims, including one minor and 29 foreigners, from sexual and labor exploitation during July and September raids conducted in the regions of Madre de Dios and Piura" (p. 23).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-2, LRCM-LAW-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"The law criminalizes rape of men or women, including spousal rape, with penalties of six to eight years in prison" (p. 13).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2, IIP-LAW-2

"Sexual harassment is defined as unsolicited comments, actions, and touching of a sexual nature that is unwanted by the female or male victim. Sexual harassment in the workplace, however, is not a criminal offense but rather a labor rights violation subject to administrative punishment" (p. 14).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The legal minimum age of marriage is 18. The law allows minors older than 16 to marry with civil judge authorization" (p. 15).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"The law prohibits exploiting children in prostitution and penalizes promoters with a minimum of 15 years in prison… The law also prohibits adults from using deceit, abuse of power, or the vulnerability of a teenager to have sex with a minor under 18" (p. 15).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Citizenship is derived either by birth within the country’s territory or from one’s parents… Obtaining a national identity document requires a birth certificate, which was a problem in the most remote rural areas, where many births occurred at home and were not registered. As a result poor indigenous women and children in these areas disproportionately lacked identity documents" (p. 14 - 15).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"Penalties range from one month to six years in prison" (p. 13).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"The National Statistics Bureau estimated that as of September, women received 71 percent of the average income of men" (p. 14).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 13).
April 20, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"The government reported that 68 percent of women had suffered at least one incident of serious physical, sexual, or psychological abuse" (p. 13).
April 4, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

2.0
April 4, 2019, 7:40 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

0.0
April 4, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, D R Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

4.0
March 21, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

1.0
Feb. 26, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"Efforts to encourage women to deliver in well-equipped, professionally staffed health facilities have played a key role in this progress. And to do that, rural health systems have had to embrace something they once ignored: folk traditions and practices" (para. 8 - 9). "NFPA and the organization Medicus Mundi Navarra facilitated dialogues between health authorities and the local community to learn why so few indigenous women were receiving care at clinics" (para. 10).
Feb. 26, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"Twenty years ago, eight out of 10 women in Churcampa gave birth at home, with help only from relatives or unskilled birth attendants... But things are different now. Today, 95 per cent of deliveries in the province take place at the Churcampa Health Centre, and maternal health has greatly improved" (para. 3 - 4).
Feb. 26, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Maternal Mortality Ratio: 68" (para. 1)."Between 1990 and 2015, the country saw a nearly 73 per cent reduction in the maternal death ratio" (para. 8).
Feb. 26, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"Contraceptives prevalence rate: 76" (para. 1).
Feb. 26, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Fertility rate: 2.3" (para. 1).
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"