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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).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Peru of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 66.6%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Peru is 44.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
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

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Feb. 26, 2021, 11:37 a.m.
Countries: Kenya, Peru
Variables: LO-DATA-1

“In contrast, initiatives that help reduce the time constraints of paid work and unpaid carework are often central in the activities of grassroots women’s organisation, such as the Women’s Network of Street Traders in Lima, the SDI savings groups, Kenya’s Home-Based Care Alliance and collective kitchens in Lima” (pp. 31).
Feb. 13, 2021, 1:42 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

“While rates of violent crime increased globally from 6 to 8.8 incidents per 100,000 persons between 1990 and 2000, much of this increase has been in cities. Sixty per cent of urban residents in low- and middle-income countries have been victims of crime over a five-year period; the rates are as high as 70 per cent in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and Africa. In Latin America, more than half of the total homicides occur in cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Lima and Caracas” (pp. 25). “Another important case of urban-based employment among women linked with widespread gender-based violence relates to the femicides...more
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:52 p.m.
Countries: Peru, Venezuela
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

“While rates of violent crime increased globally from 6 to 8.8 incidents per 100,000 persons between 1990 and 2000, much of this increase has been in cities. Sixty per cent of urban residents in low- and middle-income countries have been victims of crime over a five-year period; the rates are as high as 70 per cent in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and Africa (UN Habitat, 2007).In Latin America, more than half of the total homicides occur in cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Lima and Caracas” (pp. 25).
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).