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Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"'Honduran women, I will not fail you, I will defend your rights, all your rights, count on me,' said Castro, whose resounding election victory ended a dozen years of conservative rule and generated high hopes for change in a country with one of the highest rates of femicide and most restrictive laws against reproductive rights in Latin America" (para 2). "'We are in ways losing hope,' said Regina Fonseca, an activist for women’s rights in Honduras" (para 4). "'I believe that at some point [Castro] will possibly fulfil some of the things, but the reality is that 20% of her term has already passed, and at least in terms of...more
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: DACH-LAW-1, ABO-LAW-1

"Honduras is the only country in Latin America with absolute bans on abortion and emergency contraceptives. A recent proposal to legalise emergency contraceptives in cases of rape sparked indignation"(para 7).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"'Honduran women, I will not fail you, I will defend your rights, all your rights, count on me,' said Castro, whose resounding election victory ended a dozen years of conservative rule and generated high hopes for change in a country with one of the highest rates of femicide and most restrictive laws against reproductive rights in Latin America" (para 2). "Their main grievance was the failure to fulfil a campaign promise to legalise emergency contraceptives without restrictions" (para 6). "Honduras is the only country in Latin America with absolute bans on abortion and emergency contraceptives. A recent proposal to legalise emergency contraceptives in cases of rape sparked indignation" (para 7)....more
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"Their main grievance was the failure to fulfil a campaign promise to legalise emergency contraceptives without restrictions" (para 6). "Honduras is the only country in Latin America with absolute bans on abortion and emergency contraceptives. A recent proposal to legalise emergency contraceptives in cases of rape sparked indignation" (para 7). "Much of the outrage was directed at the health minister, José Matheu. He implied that the morning-after pill was an abortive, not a contraceptive. President Castro could lift the prohibition on emergency contraceptives with an executive decree, as she was expected to do within her first hundred days in office" (para 9).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"That perception has been fed not only by Castro’s apparent reluctance to be in the spotlight, but also by the machismo and patriarchal bias that permeates society, and – as several feminists suggested – her own family too. 'If there’s one thing that perpetuates the patriarchy from the seat of power, it’s Mel Zelaya,' said Jessica Sánchez, referring to Castro’s husband, the former president ousted by a military coup in 2009" (para 15-16).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: LRW-LAW-2, DV-PRACTICE-2

"One, designed to increase the government’s capacity to prevent violence against women and improve the attention given to survivors by the justice system, was expected to meet resistance in a legislative body dominated by men and social conservatives. Another, more limited, bill that would fulfil a campaign promise to create more shelters for survivors of violence languishes as well" (para 12).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"At her inauguration earlier this year, Xiomara Castro, the first female president of Honduras, ended her speech with a message to women" (para 1).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: GP-DATA-3, RISW-PRACTICE-1

"However, Honduran activists did welcome some advances under the new administration, including the creation of a minister for women, the appointment of some feminists to important positions and more focus on gender issues, none of which would have happened under the previous regime" (para 20).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

"At her inauguration earlier this year, Xiomara Castro, the first female president of Honduras, ended her speech with a message to women" (para 1). "One, designed to increase the government’s capacity to prevent violence against women and improve the attention given to survivors by the justice system, was expected to meet resistance in a legislative body dominated by men and social conservatives. Another, more limited, bill that would fulfil a campaign promise to create more shelters for survivors of violence languishes as well" (para 12). "'I think it’s that she avoids controversy, but by avoiding controversy one also seems to have that image of a weak person, so I feel...more
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"This small measure would leave the existing ban for most women, as only a tiny percentage of rape survivors seek out medical attention" (para 8). "More complicated is the issue of femicide, which preliminary data shows continues at a slightly reduced rate under Castro’s government compared with last year. Two bills aimed at combatting violence against women have so far stalled in Congress" (para 11).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"'We feminists are angry, we are upset, because we don’t want more of the same,' said Jinna Rosales, adding that this small measure would leave the existing ban for most women, as only a tiny percentage of rape survivors seek out medical attention...'All issues are priorities, but there are some commitments that are easier to carry out, and [lifting the ban] is the simplest, because it doesn’t even require a budget or generate an economic cost,' said Rosales" (para 8-10). "One, designed to increase the government’s capacity to prevent violence against women and improve the attention given to survivors by the justice system, was expected to meet resistance in a...more
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1, UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"More complicated is the issue of femicide, which preliminary data shows continues at a slightly reduced rate under Castro’s government compared with last year. Two bills aimed at combatting violence against women have so far stalled in Congress" (para 11).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"'Honduran women, I will not fail you, I will defend your rights, all your rights, count on me,' said Castro, whose resounding election victory ended a dozen years of conservative rule and generated high hopes for change in a country with one of the highest rates of femicide and most restrictive laws against reproductive rights in Latin America" (para 2).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-2

"'I believe that at some point [Castro] will possibly fulfil some of the things, but the reality is that 20% of her term has already passed, and at least in terms of reproductive rights we do not see any substantive change in women’s lives up to now'" (para 5).
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"'Honduran women, I will not fail you, I will defend your rights, all your rights, count on me,' said Castro, whose resounding election victory ended a dozen years of conservative rule and generated high hopes for change in a country with one of the highest rates of femicide and most restrictive laws against reproductive rights in Latin America" (para 2). "'We are in ways losing hope,' said Regina Fonseca, an activist for women’s rights in Honduras" (para 4). "'I believe that at some point [Castro] will possibly fulfil some of the things, but the reality is that 20% of her term has already passed, and at least in terms of...more
Feb. 16, 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-3

"'I think it’s that she avoids controversy, but by avoiding controversy one also seems to have that image of a weak person, so I feel that the common person in Honduras perceives her as weak, as someone who is not leading,' said Sandy Cabrera" (para 14). "That perception has been fed not only by Castro’s apparent reluctance to be in the spotlight, but also by the machismo and patriarchal bias that permeates society, and – as several feminists suggested – her own family too. 'If there’s one thing that perpetuates the patriarchy from the seat of power, it’s Mel Zelaya,' said Jessica Sánchez, referring to Castro’s husband, the former president...more
Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Honduras
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 Honduras who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 17 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: Brazil, Honduras, Libya, Morocco
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: Honduras
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 Honduras was 72 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
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 Honduras is 49.4% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 12, 2024, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law provides for the valuation of nonmonetary contributions. The WBL database cites the following as the source: Código de Familia, Arts. 68, 70 y 70-C (2).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Honduras is 73 years for women and 68 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Honduras is 70.7 years for men and 73.2 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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Oct. 10, 2023, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"After her ordeal, the young woman sought help from CEPROSAF, a non-governmental organization in Honduras dedicated to the promotion of family health – and which provides legal support for HIV-positive women who experience this type of coercion" (para 4). "Lawyers without Borders Canada – a non-governmental organization that helps vulnerable people access legal representation – has been working with CEPROSAF and other groups tackling the issue. Lucas Valderas Martos, the country director for Lawyers without Borders Canada – which receives funding from Global Affairs Canada – said his organization assists CEPROSAF in analyzing and documenting cases of forced sterilization, and helps them support victims" (para 9). "At Fundacion Llaves, an...more
Oct. 10, 2023, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"Lawyers without Borders Canada – a non-governmental organization that helps vulnerable people access legal representation – has been working with CEPROSAF and other groups tackling the issue. Lucas Valderas Martos, the country director for Lawyers without Borders Canada – which receives funding from Global Affairs Canada – said his organization assists CEPROSAF in analyzing and documenting cases of forced sterilization, and helps them support victims" (para 9).