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Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Argentina who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 27 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Suriname, Tunisia, Vanuatu
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Argentina was 45 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Argentina is 50.8% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Argentina is 79 years for women and 72 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Argentina is 73.5 years for men and 79.5 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, 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, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Colombia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"13.7 births per 1000 population"
Sept. 14, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"ARTICLE 469. Own property. Each of the spouses has free administration and disposal of their own assets, except as provided in article 456. ARTICLE 470. Community property. The administration and disposition of marital assets corresponds to the spouse who has acquired them. However, the consent of the other is necessary to transfer or encumber: a) registrable assets; b) non-endorsable registered shares and non-registered shares, with the exception of those authorized for the public offer, without prejudice to the application of article 1824. c) participations in companies not excepted in the previous paragraph; d) commercial, industrial or agricultural establishments. The promises of the acts included in the previous sections also require...more
Sept. 8, 2023, 9:59 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24) is '15.40%.'"
July 15, 2023, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IAW-PRACTICE-1, IAD-PRACTICE-1

"How do I Know Who are the Legitimate Heirs in a Succession? In Argentinian successions, the forced heirs are the primary lineal descendants and ascendants: children, parents’ grandchildren and grandparents... These people can not in any way be deprived from their inheritance rights through a will stating different intentions. Its 'legitimate' portion, which is four fifths of the estate, must be respected in every aspect. What is Considered the 'Legitimate Portion' in an Inheritance? It is the portion of the inheritance that by law belongs to the forced heirs. The testator can only have the percentage indicated by law given to a named individual without affecting the rightful portion of...more
June 27, 2023, 3:08 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"Legitimate heir. Intestate successions are deferred to the descendants of the deceased, their ascendants, the surviving spouse, and the collateral relatives within the fourth degree inclusive, in the order and according to the rules established in this Code" (395). "Exclusion of collaterals. In the absence of descendants and ascendants, the spouse inherits the entirety, excluding collaterals" (396). The most recent laws noted in the WomanStats Database (since 2014) relating to inheritance are still current as of 2022 and no changes have been made, as verified by consulting The Women, Business, and the Law database for 2022 (JLR-CODER COMMENT).
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Cameroon, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kosovo, Latvia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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May 2, 2023, 8:25 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

"[Argentina has] low women’s participation rates in their military and police forces" (12).
May 2, 2023, 8:23 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

"[Argentina has] low women’s participation rates in their military and police forces" (12).
May 2, 2023, 8:19 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

Table 3 titled “National Action Plans- status”, indicates the level of NAPS in these countries. Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, and Paraguay are countries with NAPS. Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, and Uruguay are countries with NAPS under development. Colombia, Dominican Republic, Panama, and Peru are countries without NAPS (9). "Argentina— with top scores overall and at this level—[has] developed and implemented WPS NAPs" (10). "[I]n 2008 the Argentine Ministry of Defense adopted a WPS Action Plan (long before their 2015 NAP was published)... Participation in UN peacekeeping operations helped to strengthen pre-deployment training on gender issues. It also required the military to establish [Gender Advisors] and [Gender Focal...more
May 2, 2023, 8:13 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"In Latin America and the Caribbean,Argentina [has] developed NAPs" (2). "Argentina has a robust [Gender Advisors] and [Gender Focal Point] program. It also provides gender training through its regional peacekeeping center—trainings that are open to other countries in the region as well" (12). Table 5 titled “Gender Advisors and Gender Equity Offices,” lists the countries in the survey, the first column states whether the country has appointed Gender Advisors (GENAD), the second column indicates if the country has appointed gender focal points (GFP), the third column indicates if GENADs are assigned for [s]pecific missions, and the last column highlights if the country has gender equality offices/units. Argentina is the only...more
May 2, 2023, 6:04 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago, Uruguay
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

Table 7 titled “Policy and Practice,” lists the countries in the survey and information on accommodations made for women in the military. All military positions are open to women in Argentina, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Trinidad, and Uruguay. All military positions are not open to women in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Paraguay. There are recruitment targets in Argentina for the military and it is unknown whether it is the same for the police. Brazil does not have recruitment targets since there are some caps in the military and local caps in the police. Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Paraguay, and Peru all have no recruitment target...more
May 2, 2023, 5:58 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago, Uruguay
Variables: ATC-DATA-6, EWCMS-PRACTICE-2, EWCMS-LAW-1, EWCMS-LAW-2, EWCMS-LAW-4, EMCMS-LAW-1

Table 7 titled “Policy and Practice,” lists the countries in the survey and information on accommodations made for women in the military. All military positions are open to women in Argentina, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Trinidad, and Uruguay. All military positions are not open to women in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Paraguay. There are recruitment targets in Argentina for the military and it is unknown whether it is the same for the police. Brazil does not have recruitment targets since there are some caps in the military and local caps in the police. Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Paraguay, and Peru all have no recruitment target...more
May 2, 2023, 7 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago, Uruguay
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Table 6 titled “Women’s Participation as a percentage of the Total Force,” highlights each country in the survey, the percentage of women in their military, deployed, senior military women, percent of women in the police and senior policewomen. Argentina has 17.3% women in the military and 8% deployed. There is no data for the other categories. Brazil has 7.6% women in the military, 8% deployed and 9% of women are police. No data was provided for the percent of senior women in the military or police. Chile has 10% of women in military, 10% deployed, 34% of women in the Police force and 15% senior policewomen. No data was provided...more
May 2, 2023, 6:52 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago, Uruguay
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1, EWCMS-DATA-4

Table 6 titled “Women’s Participation as a percentage of the Total Force,” highlights each country in the survey, the percentage of women in their military, deployed, senior military women, percent of women in the police and senior policewomen. Argentina has 17.3% women in the military and 8% deployed. There is no data for the other categories. Brazil has 7.6% women in the military, 8% deployed and 9% of women are police. No data was provided for the percent of senior women in the military or police. Chile has 10% of women in military, 10% deployed, 34% of women in the Police force and 15% senior policewomen. No data was provided...more
April 29, 2023, 12:13 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-4

"In the national police forces, all positions are officially open to women... [T]he practice does not always align with the formal rules" (12).
April 29, 2023, 11:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-5

Table 4 titled “Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations by Countries from Latin America and the Caribbean- Military and Police Combined- August 2020,” gives the UN ranking of each state, the total number of participants from each country and the gender distribution of male and females as participants. Uruguay is ranked 17 in the UN with 1138 total participants. The total participants are comprised of 1055 males and 83 females. Argentina is ranked 42, with 304 total participants which is 276 males and 28 females. El Salvador is ranked at 45 with 263 males and 29 females. This gives a total of 292 participants in El Salvador. Brazil comes in ranking...more
April 28, 2023, 11:11 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago, Uruguay
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

"[W]omen remain under-represented in the military and the police. Even fewer women reach senior ranks" (v).
March 6, 2023, 9:26 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MARR-LAW-7

What prevents two people from getting married...That they are relatives in a straight line, that is, son, daughter, father, mother, grandfather, grandmother...Brothers or sisters with each other.
Feb. 22, 2023, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

"The purpose of this study is to analyze the spatial distribution of consanguinity by random isonymy (F ST) in Argentina and its relationship with the isolates previously identified in the country. F ST was estimated from the surname distribution of 22.6 million electors registered for the year 2001 in the 24 provinces, 5 geographical regions, and 510 departments of the country. F ST exhibited a marked regional and departamental variation, showing the highest values towards the North and West of Argentina. The clusters of high consanguinity by random isonymy followed the same distribution. Recognized Argentinean genetic isolates are mainly localized at the north of the country, in clusters of high...more