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Latest items for Bolivia

Nov. 12, 2021, 8:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"In a statement issued Tuesday, the Bolivia’s Bishops’ Conference urged “authorities to respect and protect the right to live and the right to be healthy of both the girl, who is a victim of rape, and the unborn baby. Both lives should and ought to be protected" (para 9).
Nov. 12, 2021, 8:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"In Bolivia, a 2014 constitutional ruling established that a pregnancy can be legally interrupted in cases of rape without the need to obtain a court order. (Women can legally have access to abortion in cases of rape among other exceptional circumstances since 1973. The 2014 ruling eliminated the need of a court order to perform the procedure)" (para 6).
Nov. 12, 2021, 8:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"The intervention of the church amid the reversal of the girl’s decision prompted agencies, activists and NGOs to assert the girl’s right to an abortion" (para 14).
Nov. 12, 2021, 8:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"In a statement issued Tuesday, the Bolivia’s Bishops’ Conference urged “authorities to respect and protect the right to live and the right to be healthy of both the girl, who is a victim of rape, and the unborn baby. Both lives should and ought to be protected" (para 9). "Nadia Cruz, Bolivia’s human rights ombudswoman, said in a news conference Tuesday that her agency was filing a criminal complaint against the girl’s mother, the hospital’s personnel, the authorities from the Children’s Ombusdman in Santa Cruz and Yapacaní, the church organization and the Santa Cruz Bishop’s Conference, 'for breach of duties, and human trafficking with the purpose of forced pregnancy'" (para...more
Nov. 12, 2021, 8:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"Demonstrations over abortion rights erupted in La Paz Wednesday. The United Nations office in Bolivia called on authorities in a statement to protect children’s rights, adding that 'to submit a girl to undergo a forced pregnancy is a form of torture'" (para 15).
Nov. 12, 2021, 8:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"The girl had been in the care of her 61-year-old step-grandfather, who allegedly raped her, in the town of Yapacaní, in the Santa Cruz province, for more than five months, while her mother and stepfather were in La Paz for work" (para 1).
Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vanuatu
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

3.0
July 12, 2021, 4:20 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"In Bolivia[2021], training has been boosted to help police officers spot signs of gender-based violence[...]"(para 29).
June 18, 2021, 3:33 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law considers sexual harassment a civil offense. There were no comprehensive reports on the extent of sexual harassment, but observers generally acknowledged it was widespread" (pg 19).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

0.0
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 72% of births in Bolivia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .13 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Bolivia" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bolivia was 15.6 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Bolivia was 15.6 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Bolivia was 30.2% (p 66).
April 22, 2021, 5:50 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"While she was camping in northern Bolivia on June 4, 2017, in an area people had told her was safe, three men with machetes dragged her out of her tent. They beat her, dislocating her arm in three places. While two held her down, one raped her. Then they broke her motorcycle, stole her belongings, urinated on her tent and left her for dead" (para 69). This is referring to a woman traveling to Bolivia (CAT - CODER COMMENT).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Bolivia does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 72% of births in Bolivia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Bolivia was 69.1 years for males and 74 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Bolivia was 27 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bolivia was 155 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Bolivia was 155 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Bolivia the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 27%" (p 66).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Bolivia of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 50.3%" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Bolivia is 71.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

3.0
March 1, 2021, 11:25 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3, PW-DATA-1

"Tsimane marriages are largely monogamous; <5% of marriages are polygynous. Polygynous marriages mostly involve sisters, but their dynamics and implications are relatively unexplored. While polygyny generates higher fertility for husbands, it is associated with lower fertility for second wives" (para 37). The Tsimane are an indigenous people of Boliva that account for less than 1% of Bolivia's population (CM - CODER COMMENT).