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Feb. 14, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
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 2.57 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. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"20.2% of seats in the lower/single house of Uruguay (20 out of 99 total seats) are held by women. 29.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Uruguay (9 out of 31 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"35.7% of ministerial positions in Uruguay (5 out of 14 total positions) are held by women"
Jan. 31, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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Jan. 31, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: SUICIDE-SCALE-2

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

According to the World Health Organization, the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 in 2004 was 60. 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 6.82 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: Qatar, Uruguay
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to calculations based on the WHO Homicide Estimates for 2015, the homicide rate for females aged 15-44 is 4.06 per 100,000 female population ages 15-44.
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-2

According to the World Health Organization, the suicide rate in 2014 for women ages 15-54 in Uruguay was 9.01 per 100,000. This rate was calculated by adding the total number of suicides for women ages 15-54 and dividing by the total female population for that age group (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
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 122 in Uruguay" (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. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Uruguay in 2015 was 7.26 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: Uruguay
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 3.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 1.63 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 2.36 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bhutan, Canada, Cape Verde, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Moldova, Senegal, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

1.0
Nov. 30, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to Box 1, in 2016 the total female homicide rate was 2.4 per 100,000 female population.
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 13.0 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia, Uruguay
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 14.1 per 1000 people.
Oct. 25, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"In 2012, it decriminalised abortion to allow terminations during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, making the country the most progressive in Latin America for women’s reproductive rights" (para 3).
Oct. 25, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2000, unsafe abortion was responsible for an estimated 40% of maternal deaths in Uruguay. By 2015, this figure had fallen to 8%" (para 10).
Oct. 25, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"Juana Fernandez* was a university student and in the first few months of a new relationship when she discovered she was pregnant. She was not ready to become a mother in her early 20s, so Fernandez, from Montevideo, decided to have an abortion. At that time, abortion was illegal in Uruguay so she was forced to undergo a clandestine termination. It was a stressful time" (para 1-2). "'The [decriminalisation of abortion] was a historic moment – it helped break the stigma,' says Fernandez, now 35. 'It’s easier to talk with friends upfront about abortion, and the general public can see that this is a public health concern.' It has also...more
Oct. 25, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Canada, United States, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"By 2015, this figure had fallen to 8%. Uruguay now has the second lowest maternal mortality rate in the Americas, after Canada but above the US, which comes in fifth" (para 10).
Oct. 25, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Cuba, Guyana, Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Apart from Uruguay, only Cuba and Guyana in the region allow elective abortions. In Argentina a bill to allow abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy was voted down in August" (para 4).
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Fiji, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Moldova, New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Lebanon, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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