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

"In 2020, 96% of births in Nicaragua were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .07 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Nicaragua" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Nicaragua was 15.3 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Nicaragua was 15.3 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Nicaragua was 16.3% (p 70).
April 22, 2021, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"If you walk down into the city, and on the way down, you hear ten cat calls, then on the way back up, you’ll hear them ten times again. It’s exhausting for women to feel like they are constantly being objectified, or worse, groped. If men yell vulgarities at me, like “hey mamacita, you look delicious today,” then I tell them that what they’re doing is punishable by the Ley 779, and that I have the right to report them to the police. Once, a man in the street threatened to beat me up because I didn’t like him! He tried hugging me to feel my chest, but I had...more
April 22, 2021, 1:23 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment, and those convicted face one- to three-year sentences in prison, or three to five years if the victim is younger than 18" (Page 6).
April 22, 2021, 1:22 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"No data was available on government efforts to prevent or prosecute complaints of sexual harassment" (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

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Nicaragua does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 96% of births in Nicaragua were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Nicaragua was 72.5 years for males and 78.4 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Nicaragua was 18 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nicaragua was 98 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nicaragua was 98 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:05 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"Nicaragua, El Salvador and Haiti also have complete bans on abortion" (para 15).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Nicaragua was 98 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Nicaragua 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 8%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Nicaragua of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 92.6%" (p 54).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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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).
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

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Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Nicaragua in 2010, women comprised 27.2% of the police force.
Jan. 3, 2021, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-2

Nicaragua does not have conscription.
Jan. 1, 2021, 1:10 p.m.
Countries: Chile, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

“Six countries — El Salvador, Malta, the Vatican, Chile, the Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua — refuse abortions to women under any circumstances, even if it's to save her life” (para. 36).
Dec. 21, 2020, 9:47 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2, DV-LAW-1, DV-DATA-1

"Domestic violence is widespread in Nicaragua. According to police figures, 34.5 percent of all crimes reported last year involved domestic violence. Women can endure physical and psychological abuse for years behind closed doors before filing a case against their aggressors, which women often only do as a last resort when they believe their lives are in danger. 'Women do not turn to the state because they want to do more talking. They turn to the state when they want protection. They don’t do that unless they are really desperate,' Major said. Last month, lawmakers in Nicaragua voted by a huge majority to allow mediation in some cases involving violence against...more
Dec. 10, 2020, 3:38 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: LO-LAW-1, ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

“That impact goes even further. A study in Ghana showed that when women own a larger share of the household’s land, families allocate a larger proportion of the household budget to food. . .” (para 9).