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Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
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 Ecuador who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 33 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: Ecuador
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: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
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 Ecuador was 66 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
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 Ecuador is 54.7% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Ecuador is 77 years for women and 70 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Ecuador is 76.4 years for men and 80.5 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Libya, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Cape Verde, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"16.4 births per 1000 population"
Sept. 8, 2023, 10:34 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24) is '22.2%.'"
Aug. 4, 2023, 4:35 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"The following rights of persons are recognized and guaranteed:...The right to formal equality, material equality and nondiscrimination...The right to property in all of its forms, with social and environmental function and responsibility. The right to have access to property shall be enforced by the adoption of public policies, among other measures (66). "The State shall guarantee the equality of rights in decision making for the administration of the marital partnership and the joint ownership of assets" (69).
Aug. 4, 2023, 3:44 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"The children of the deceased are called to the intestate succession, their ancestors, their parents, their siblings, the surviving spouse and the State" (244). "If the deceased has not left posterity, he will be succeeded by his closest ancestors, and the spouse. The inheritance will be divided into two parts, one for the ancestors and another for the spouse. There being no parents or ascendants, all the inheritance will correspond to the spouse. There being no spouse, all the inheritance will correspond to the parents or ascendants. If the filiation of the deceased is found to be established only with respect to one of his parents, he will receive the...more
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 15, 2023, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets from their parents. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Código Civil, Arts. 1023, 1028 y 1029.
May 15, 2023, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law does not prohibit discrimination in access to credit based on gender. The WBL database cites the following as the source: no source provided. According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), a woman can sign a contract in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Código Civil, Arts. 1461 y 1462. According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), a woman can register a business in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following as the source: no source provided. According to...more
May 15, 2023, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), female and male surviving spouses have equal rights to inherit assets. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Código Civil, Arts. 1023 y 1030.
May 2, 2023, 8:25 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

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

"[Ecuador has] low women’s participation rates in their military and police forces" (12).
May 2, 2023, 8:19 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago
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).
May 2, 2023, 8:13 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"Ecuador [is] in the process of developing a NAP" (2). 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 country that has appointed Gender Advisors (GENAD). Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay are the only countries that has appointed gender focal points (GFP). Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, and Uruguay are the only states that...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).