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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Brunei, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Djibouti, El Salvador, Estonia, Germany, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Laos, Madagascar, North Korea, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

2.0
July 9, 2021, 11:33 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: GP-DATA-2

"Thursday also saw the country’s Foreign Minister Claudia Blum resign as protests entered their third week" (Para 9).
July 9, 2021, 11:33 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"One underage girl raped by police was so traumatised she killed herself on Tuesday, it added. She was seized and raped by four officers when returning from a protest in Popayan, activists charge" (Para 3).
July 9, 2021, 11:33 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Colombian women marched against sexual assault by the police today as the uprising against President Ivan Duque’s neoliberal government continued" (Para 1).
July 9, 2021, 11:33 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1, DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"'Our bodies are not battlefields — we demand justice for the 16 women who were raped by agents of the Anti-Riot Mobile Squadron during the protests,' the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom declared" (Para 2).
July 9, 2021, 11:33 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"'Our bodies are not battlefields — we demand justice for the 16 women who were raped by agents of the Anti-Riot Mobile Squadron during the protests,' the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom declared" (Para 2). "'Sexual violence is a weapon against protesters. Today we are mourning the death of a teenage girl. We must continue an indefinite national strike until President Ivan Duque resigns,' a statement from the country’s Socialist Workers Party said. It called for sit-ins in front of the police stations in Popayan, Cali and Bogota" (Para 4).
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

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

"In 2020, 99% of births in Colombia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .14 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Colombia" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Colombia was 13.3 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Colombia was 13.3 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Colombia was 21.1% (p 66).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

2.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in Colombia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Colombia was71.5 years for males and 71.2 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Colombia was 14 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Colombia was 83 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Colombia was 83 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Colombia 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 18%" (p 66).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Colombia of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 86.6%" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Colombia is 61.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 17, 2021, 12:03 a.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"It is illegal to marry more than one person in Colombia" (para 11).
March 16, 2021, 11:46 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3, PW-LAW-1

"Western reporting indicates that the three men have signed legal papers with a lawyer in Medellin in an attempt to establish themselves as a family with inheritance rights... It's unclear whether it's legally enforceable and whether a court will recognize it. We do know they can't be punished for polyamory, and that may be driving some ambiguous reporting. Colombia struck down its laws criminalizing polygamous relationships in 2001. That's not the same as legally recognizing polyamorous marriages as valid. It just means you can't be arrested and imprisoned for it" (para 3-4).
March 16, 2021, 8:35 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"A politician from the southwest of Colombia has proposed to legalize polygamy while running for a seat in the Senate. The public debate on polygamy was reopened earlier this year when three men announced they had gotten married in a Medellin notary office, the country’s second largest city. Yobany Orozco, a Senate candidate from the MAIS political party in the Huila province, now has pushed that debate further, proposing legislation to legalize the marriage between more than two partners. According to Orozco, the promotion of marriage between one man and two women or one woman and two men would prevent gay marriage. Orozco said that his proposal would grant the...more
March 16, 2021, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3, PW-LAW-1

"Three men have gained legal recognition for their relationship in Colombia. The three men, known as a throuple, rather than a couple, signed legal documents with their solicitor to formally recognise their relationship. The formal recognition of their union will entitle each man to inheritance rights over their partner’s estates" (para 1).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

4.0
Feb. 13, 2021, 1:07 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

“In a participatory map drawn by six young women in Bogotá, Colombia, the main areas identified as dangerous and where violence was most feared were an isolated park, a street where a lot of drug-dealing and consumption took place, and the area by the river bank which was also secluded McIlwaine, 2004). A similar map drawn in Cali, Colombia also identified parks, basketball courts and areas where gangs congregated and where drugs were sold as being dangerous” (pp. 25-26).
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).