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June 17, 2021, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"A woman... was raped and beaten by a husband and a partner in Mexico for expressing feminist views — like saying she had the right to be treated equally and hold a job... Rodriguez-Tornes was brought up to be a victim, the court said: Starting at age 5, her mother told her to obey her future husband’s orders and accept spousal abuse, and beat her almost daily to prepare her for the future. She still believed in equality and became a schoolteacher. But when she married Esteban Baron Mata, he told her she had no right to work, burned her face with a cigarette when she refused to quit teaching,...more
June 17, 2021, 11:07 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"When she married Esteban Baron Mata, he told her she had no right to work, burned her face with a cigarette when she refused to quit teaching, told her to obey orders and beat her regularly, the court said. She said she decided not to got to the police after a friend tried to report her own abuse and was told by officers to go home and do her duties" (para 4).
June 17, 2021, 10:58 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"Rodriguez-Tornes was brought up to be a victim, the court said: Starting at age 5, her mother told her to obey her future husband’s orders and accept spousal abuse, and beat her almost daily to prepare her for the future" (para 3).
June 16, 2021, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Mexico adopted its first 1325 National Action Plan in 2021" (para 1). "The NAP is structured along the four main pillars of the Women, Peace and Security agenda: Prevention, Participation, Protection, and Relief and Recovery. This policy aligns itself with Mexico’s Feminist Foreign Policy, adopted in January 2020" (para 2). "Its main stated goal is to 'mainstream a human rights and gender approach into all areas of Mexican foreign policy; to make visible the contribution of women to foreign policy and to concrete actions that have an impact on the gender foreign agenda, such as the Women, Peace and Security agenda; and to prioritize actions that have a high impact...more
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde, China, Cuba, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Laos, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

1.0
June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Cuba, Guyana, Mexico, Uruguay
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).
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-2

"Budget cuts and restrictions for women’s shelters and reproductive health services were enacted in 2020, but the resources were reinstated this year, though not at the same level, Hubert said. 'These back-and-forth negotiations are exhausting and, I think, illustrate the relationship of the government with the [feminist] movement'" (para 16).
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: LO-DATA-1

“'The authorities at various levels of government have stigmatized women’s protests, characterizing them as ‘violent’ with the aim of discrediting their activism and questioning their motives,' wrote Tania Reneaum Panszi, executive director at Amnesty International Mexico, in a March 2021 report on the previous year’s protests against gender violence" (19).
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: GP-DATA-4

"As the host for the first leg of Generation Equality, organized virtually from Mexico City, the country couldn’t be a more awkward place: femicides are rising, budgets are being cut to crucial programs for women, criminalization of female protestors has been increasing and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is hostile to the feminist movement, which he views as politically motivated by adversaries" (para 3). "Murders of women increased to 996 in 2020 from 966 in 2019, according to government figures. At the same time, funding for Inmujeres, the federal agency that coordinates gender equality policies and combats violence against women, was reduced. The budget for the National Network of Refugees...more
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"These forums 'are extremely important spaces for dialogue and advocacy, for sharing public policies,' said Maïssa Hubert, deputy director of Equis Justice for Women, a Mexico City organization that advocates for women’s access to justice. 'These are strategic processes for dialogue among governments and among governments and civil society.' Mexico 'should have this same congruence in relation to the feminist movement within the country,' Hubert added. 'That has not happened. On the contrary, we are facing a very polarized situation'" (para 4-5).
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1

"Half of the ministers in López Obrador’s cabinet are women. Mexico’s Congress has almost achieved parity and in 2019, the country adopted what it calls a 'feminist foreign policy,' like variations in Canada, Sweden and France" (para 9).
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"As the host for the first leg of Generation Equality, organized virtually from Mexico City, the country couldn’t be a more awkward place: femicides are rising, budgets are being cut to crucial programs for women, criminalization of female protestors has been increasing and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is hostile to the feminist movement, which he views as politically motivated by adversaries" (para 3). "Amlo, as the president is nicknamed (an acronym of his full name), insisted that last year’s nationwide demonstrations against gender violence were targeting his government" (para 11). "This year, on International Women’s Day, March 8, feminists in Mexico demanded that Amlo end the 'patriarchal pact' and...more
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"This year, on International Women’s Day, March 8, feminists in Mexico demanded that Amlo end the 'patriarchal pact' and rescind his support of the leading gubernatorial candidate in the state of Guerrero, Félix Salgado Macedonio, who is accused of rape, intimidations and threats by at least two women. The president considered the phrase an 'imported expression.' Without evidence, he contended that 'conservative' political adversaries promoted “the simulation of feminism” and he stood by his party’s candidate" (para 12).
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"As the host for the first leg of Generation Equality, organized virtually from Mexico City, the country couldn’t be a more awkward place: femicides are rising, budgets are being cut to crucial programs for women, criminalization of female protestors has been increasing and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is hostile to the feminist movement, which he views as politically motivated by adversaries" (para 3). "The federal government’s ambivalence toward the women’s movement has reignited feminists’ public demonstrations. For International Women’s Day this year, activists painted the names of femicide victims on a metal barrier that protects the presidential palace. The backlash to female-led protests has been ferocious. 'The authorities at...more
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"As the host for the first leg of Generation Equality, organized virtually from Mexico City, the country couldn’t be a more awkward place: femicides are rising, budgets are being cut to crucial programs for women, criminalization of female protestors has been increasing and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is hostile to the feminist movement, which he views as politically motivated by adversaries" (para 3). "Femicides — the intentional murder of women — have been surging in Mexico since 2006, when widespread violence related to organized crime spiked. Amlo, a leftist politician, generated expectations that he would tackle the gender violence epidemic head-on after taking office in December 2018" (para 14)....more
June 10, 2021, 9:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"As the host for the first leg of Generation Equality, organized virtually from Mexico City, the country couldn’t be a more awkward place: femicides are rising, budgets are being cut to crucial programs for women, criminalization of female protestors has been increasing and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is hostile to the feminist movement, which he views as politically motivated by adversaries" (para 3). "These forums 'are extremely important spaces for dialogue and advocacy, for sharing public policies,' said Maïssa Hubert, deputy director of Equis Justice for Women, a Mexico City organization that advocates for women’s access to justice. 'These are strategic processes for dialogue among governments and among governments...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 96% of births in Mexico were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .08 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Mexico" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Mexico was 24.0 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Mexico was 24.0 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Mexico was 14.6% (p 70).
April 21, 2021, 10:35 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Federal law prohibits sexual harassment and provides for fines from 250 to 5,000 times the minimum daily wage, but the law was not effectively enforced. Of the 32 states, 16 criminalize sexual harassment, and all states have provisions for punishment when the perpetrator is in a position of power" (Page 6).
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
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

3.0
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

4.0
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

2.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 96% of births in Mexico were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Mexico was 74.0 years for males and 79.2 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Mexico was 13 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Mexico was 33 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Mexico was 33 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).