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June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The endemic violence that remains despite the end of the civil war, gave rise to gangs ('maras') that extort residents and terrorise neighbourhoods. They recruit children using barbaric initiation rituals, and abuse women, girls, and LGBT people. Security forces have not been very effective protecting the population so far, and they also have used a violent approach, including secret executions, torture and enforced disappearances" (para 5).
June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"In March, The Center for Reproductive Rights, together with the Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto and el Colectivo Feminista have worked to expose the consequences of El Salvador’s abortion ban. They have filed two cases before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on behalf of nine women who had serious pregnancy complications and were wrongfully imprisoned" (para 2). "I have approached Sara García, Salvadoran feminist, activist, human rights fighter, and spokeswoman for the Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalizacion del Aborto, also known as 'Las 17'" (para 7). "'Agrupación Ciudadana' took off in 2009 after Karina Clímaco was freed. She was sentenced to thirty years in prison for the...more
June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America and has one of the worst rates of femicide in the world, according to the United Nations" (para 3).
June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, DV-DATA-1

"Whereas 67% of Salvadoran women said they have suffered some form of violence (e.g., sexual assault, abuse by family members), only 6% have reported abuse to authorities" (para 4).
June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"In Latin America, not many countries give women the right to decide about their bodies. Most of them penalise the decision of terminating an unwanted pregnancy. In fact, the exceptions are, Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico City and Oaxaca (Mexican state), Guyana, French Guiana and, very recently, Argentina. The abortion ban in El Salvador, in particular, has terrible consequences for women" (para 1). "In this interview, we will focus on one of the so many injustices that Salvadoran women are suffering, the draconian abortion law that prevents women from accessing abortion under any circumstance—not even in cases of rape, incest, or to save a woman’s life. More than 25 women are in...more
June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ABO-DATA-1

"There are nearly 25 women who have been criminalised and are being processed for the Salvadorean abortion ban. They have suffered obstetric emergencies, such as unassisted premature births or spontaneous abortions. We are following their cases and accompanying them and their families, as many of them are mothers and their children are left alone suffering their mothers’ absence. At the moment, we have proposed commutations of their sentences, and there are still some open cases. Also, in the pandemic we are following the habeas corpus strategy (requirement that an arrested person be brought before a judge or court before being detained or imprisoned) and fighting for the freedom of 14...more
June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

"In March, The Center for Reproductive Rights, together with the Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto and el Colectivo Feminista have worked to expose the consequences of El Salvador’s abortion ban. They have filed two cases before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on behalf of nine women who had serious pregnancy complications and were wrongfully imprisoned" (para 2). "In fact, in 1993, El Salvador became the first country in Latin America to instate the Day of the Right to Be Born, on the 28th of December" (para 12). "'Agrupación Ciudadana' took off in 2009 after Karina Clímaco was freed. She was sentenced to thirty years in prison for...more
June 7, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Upon signature: Upon ratification of the Convention, the Government of El Salvador will make the reservation provided for in article 29. Upon ratification: Reservation: With reservation as to the application of the provision of article 29, paragraph 1" (para 22).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in El Salvador were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .11 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in El Salvador" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in El Salvador was 18.3 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in El Salvador was 18.3 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in El Salvador was 22.7% (p 68).
May 11, 2021, 1:07 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"With reservation as to the application of the provision of article 29, paragraph 1".
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: El Salvador
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in El Salvador were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in El Salvador was 69.0 years for males and 78.1 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: IM-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in El Salvador was 46 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in El Salvador was 46 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Nicaragua, El Salvador and Haiti also have complete bans on abortion" (para 15).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in El Salvador 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 7%" (p 68).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in El Salvador of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 80.0%" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in El Salvador is 74.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
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, 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: China, Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Gabon, Honduras, Laos, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

4.0
Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In El Salvador in 2015, women comprised 12.1% of the police force.