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Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vanuatu
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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July 12, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"And, after being first used in Argentina and Chile, an emergency app called “No estás sola” (“You are not alone”) was launched in Peru on 1 December[2020] – it sends out alerts to five close contacts when the holder shakes their mobile phone"(para 30).
July 12, 2021, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The UN Development Programme is supporting an initiative in Lima, Peru’s capital, that sends government workers door to door – while delivering food baskets – to share domestic violence helpline numbers with victims who may be unable to leave their homes. The agency has also been working with garbage collectors to blast messages over loudspeakers about gender-based violence and try to connect with women as they take the trash out"(para 28).
July 12, 2021, 4:13 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

"'We were not prepared for the eventuality of a pandemic,” Teresa Hernández Cajo, director of programmes against gender-based violence at Peru’s women’s ministry, told TNH. “When there’s a situation such as a pandemic or earthquake, women lose their protection. Systems for reporting and protection are unravelled.'Due to social distancing measures, some 400 government-run shelters for abused women around the country had to close. They only re-opened late last month[January 2021] after a government decree declared they were an essential service. Meanwhile, Peru’s healthcare system has been overwhelmed and unable to provide regular physical and mental health services for victims of gender-based violence"(para 20-22).
July 12, 2021, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

"When a 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped last year[2020] in Peru, she became one of the youngest victims in a shadow pandemic of gender-based violence that has skyrocketed around the world as the coronavirus crisis has unfolded[...]The girl later learned she was pregnant, but was denied a termination as abortion is still illegal in Peru, even in rape cases"(para 1,14).
July 12, 2021, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Peru reported nearly 16,500 cases of violence against women and girls between March and December; while calls into the country’s emergency sexual violence hotline almost doubled in 2020 compared to 2019"(para 3).
July 12, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MURDER-PRACTICE-1

"Peru has seen some of the highest rates of GBV in the region despite protests and public campaigns against such abuses in recent years.'Here in Peru, they kill us for whatever reason. In Peru, it’s scary to be a woman,'Idaly Fernández Alvarado, whose mother María was killed in December 2019 after her new partner allegedly poured gasoline over her and set her ablaze, told TNH.Fernández Alvarado fears her mother’s alleged killer – currently in prison awaiting trial – will soon be released from custody as little progress has been made in investigating the case.For Katherine Flores, whose 20-year-old sister was killed by her ex-partner shortly after returning from a trip...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

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May 31, 2021, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"For decades, indigenous populations were considered the poorest and most vulnerable ethnic group in Peru. However, when it comes to education, recent data show that Afro-Peruvians may be an even more vulnerable in the country than previously realized. As Figure 1 illustrates, Afro-Peruvian females aged 15 and older are either equally or more disadvantaged than their indigenous counterparts in rural areas" (para 1). "The EEPA showed that Afro-Peruvian girls, in particular, struggle to complete more than a basic education and, consequently, do not have the same opportunities to accumulate enough human capital to get decent work to escape poverty. For instance, along Peru’s northern Pacific coast, where the Afro-Peruvian population...more
May 31, 2021, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

"In Peru, 52 percent of Afro-Peruvian families are headed by females, compared to 29 percent nationally and 39 percent in some of the poorest socioeconomic sectors of society" (para 6).
May 31, 2021, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

Figure 1, titled "Maximum level of education reached by females", shows the highest level of education reached by Peruvian girls in different ethnic and racial groups, for those aged 15 or older in rural areas. For mestizo girls, 48.3% attain only a primary education or less, while 39.1% obtain a secondary education, 6.8% receive a higher non-university education, and 5.8% of mestizo girls reach university or higher education. For white Peruvian girls, 65.2% have a primary education or less, 28.3% have a secondary education, 3.4% have a higher non-university education, and 3.1% have a university or college education. Among Afro-Peruvian girls, these figures are 75.2% with primary or less, 23.7%...more
May 31, 2021, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: SMES-DATA-2

"Studies show that families headed by women earn 16 percent less income than those families headed by men" (para 6).
May 31, 2021, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"For decades, indigenous populations were considered the poorest and most vulnerable ethnic group in Peru. However, when it comes to education, recent data show that Afro-Peruvians may be an even more vulnerable in the country than previously realized. As Figure 1 illustrates, Afro-Peruvian females aged 15 and older are either equally or more disadvantaged than their indigenous counterparts in rural areas" (para 1). "For instance, along Peru’s northern Pacific coast, where the Afro-Peruvian population is most heavily concentrated, only 26.9 percent of those girls access education, compared with an average of 42.3 percent for all girls in the same geographic area" (para 3).
May 31, 2021, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Peru is a country with a high tolerance of violence against women and use of corporal punishment against children as a disciplinary measure. A 2011 survey of Afro-Peruvians found that 28 percent of Afro-Peruvian children have suffered physical punishment, or seven percentage points more than that suffered by children of other ethnicities" (para 7).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 92% of births in Peru were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 37).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

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

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Peru was 24.4 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Peru was 24.4 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Peru was 18.5% (p 70).
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

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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: Peru
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Peru 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: Peru
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 92% of births in Peru were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 37).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Peru was 73.4 years for males and 78.3 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Peru was 14 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Peru was 88 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Peru was 88 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Peru was 88 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Peru 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 11%" (p 70).