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Latest items for Bolivia

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

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

May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia

"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

"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

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

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

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

"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

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).
March 1, 2021, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"A recent retrospective study in Bolivia reports that, although women in polygynous marriages had lower fertility than women in monogamous marriages overall, the addition of a second wife did not impact on the fertility of the first wife in intraindividual analyses" (4).
Feb. 13, 2021, 1:42 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

“In Tanzania and Bolivia, boys as young as 14 are moving on their own from poor rural areas to urban centres, often as part of a family strategy to diversify income sources and reduce their vulnerability to environmental change. Girls are also a growing group of migrants to the cities in many countries. In many cases, and especially when they are forced to live with employers (in the case of domestic workers) or do not have support from relatives, they may be especially vulnerable” (pp. 10).
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:41 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

Table 3: Percentage of women-headed households, rural and urban, latest available year (1990–2004) shows the difference in percentage of female headed houses between rural and urban areas (pp. 15-16).
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Bolivia in 2011, women comprised 11.1% of the police force.