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Latest items for Uruguay

Oct. 12, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 8.01. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 55.6 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 9.2 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 5.0 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 18.4 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 77.1 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.2 years for men and 80.8 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Uruguay
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"Same-sex marriage and civil unions are legal in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Uruguay, and several Mexican states" (para. 2).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Cuba, Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Save for in Cuba, Mexico City, and Uruguay, it remains a crime in Latin America in most circumstances for a woman to terminate a pregnancy" (para. 3)
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Uruguay
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 26, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Countries: Cuba, Mexico, Uruguay
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"In Latin America, unrestricted abortion is legal in Uruguay, Cuba and Mexico City" (para 28).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 10.1 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 5.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Lebanon, Uruguay
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 15 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 77.0 years, with the average life expectancy being 73.3 years for men and 80.4 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.8 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Serbia, Uruguay
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 17 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 63.5 based on data from 2005-2014.
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: LO-DATA-3

"The limited access of rural women to land title and ownership (only 11.6 per cent of all women are land owners)" (page 12).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"The Committee welcomes the achievements with regard to women’s access to all levels of education, noting that women complete upper secondary education 30.7 per cent more often than men. It also notes that women account for 60 per cent of all university students" (page 10).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"National plan for the prevention of cervical cancer, in 2012" (page 2).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"The persistence of patriarchal attitudes and discriminatory stereotypes about the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and in society, which perpetuate violence and discrimination against women in areas such as education, employment and health" (page 6).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

"The limited access of rural women to land title and ownership . . . and their lack of participation in decision-making processes concerning the use of land and means of production" (page 12).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"The Committee remains concerned, however, about: . . . the lack of legal recognition of certain forms of violence against women, including femicide and marital rape . . . The low number of prosecutions and convictions in cases of violence against women, including in cases of femicide and killings of transgender women, and the delay in prosecuting gender-based violence" (page 7).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: GP-DATA-6

"The Committee is also concerned about the low representation of women in the Supreme Court" (page 9).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: CLCW-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee commends the State party on its legislation that protects women against discrimination on the basis of nationality, but is concerned about the absence of legislation on status determination and protection of stateless persons that would ensure that stateless women who are not refugees have equal access to documentation and to basic services. The Committee recommends that the State party adopt legislation on status determination and to protect the human rights of stateless women who are not refugees and reduce their risk of discrimination, in line with its obligations under the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness....more
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: GIC-LAW-1, GIC-LAW-3

"Act No. 19.161 of 1 November 2013, providing for maternity, paternity and breastfeeding leave" (page 2). "The low percentage of men exercising their paternity leave, notwithstanding the legislation that provides for paternity leave entitlements in all sectors of employment" (page 11).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"The Committee remains concerned, however, about: (a) The high prevalence of domestic violence against women, including psychological, physical and sexual violence" (page 7).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee commends the State party on drastically reducing maternal mortality and on expanding access by women to sexual and reproductive health services, but is concerned that such access remains limited in rural areas" (page 11).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-DATA-2

"The Committee is concerned, however, about: (a) The higher unemployment and self-employment rates among women, with women’s employment rates being lower than those of men by around 20 per cent, and the fact that unemployment especially affects women of African descent" (page 11). "The low employment rate among rural women (only 37 per cent of the rural workforce)" (page 12).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at promoting gender equality and protecting the human rights of women, including the adoption of the following: (a) Action plan for a life free from gender-based violence, covering the period 2016-2019" (page 2). ""The Committee commends the State party on its efforts to train public authorities about the international standards enshrined in the Convention, but observes with concern: (a) The limited knowledge and awareness of the Convention among public officials and lower-level judges, as evidenced by the scarce references to the Convention in legal decisions; (b) The low visibility of the Convention and the Optional...more