Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Ortiz Sosa, Diana; Urban, Anne-Marie
Women with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing violence than men with disabilities as well as women without disabilities. Yet, in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), there is a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Gingerich, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
Welfarist justifications of democracy presume that citizens have policy preferences that are responsive to pertinent information. Is this accurate? This paper addresses that question by providing a…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.
About half of Peruvian women between the ages of 15 and 49 have experienced some form of violence from their partners. Through a quantitative analysis, this report explores how violence rates against…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.
Cerca de la mitad de las mujeres peruanas de entre 15 y 49 años han sufrido algún acto de violencia por parte de sus parejas. En este trabajo se explora mediante un análisis cuantitativo de qué…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Watson Williams, Carol
This study was specifically designed to collect information on women’s health and their experiences of violence in Jamaica. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used to collect…
May 2018
Author(s): Mir Cervantes, Claudia; Veraza López, Alonso
Violence against women is a serious human rights issue that entrenches discrimination. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights declares that this type of violence “contradicts the…
May 2018
Author(s): Mir Cervantes, Claudia; Veraza López, Alonso
La violencia contra las mujeres es un problema grave de derechos humanos que tiene su raíz en la discriminación. Para la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, este tipo de violencia “…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Safranoff, Ana; Tiravassi, Antonella
This article, based on an analysis of the Survey of Convicted Prisoners from eight Latin American countries, helps to expand knowledge about the association between victimization in childhood and the…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Safranoff, Ana; Tiravassi, Antonella
A partir del análisis de la Encuesta de Presos Condenados de ocho países de América Latina, el artículo contribuye a expandir el conocimiento sobre la asociación entre la victimización en la infancia…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Pemberton, Cecile; Joseph, Joel
The dataset comes from the 2017 National Women's Health Survey for Trinidad and Tobago, a national, quantitative, cross-sectional survey of 1,079 women ages 15 to 64.
Mar 2018
Author(s): Watson Williams, Carol
The dataset comes from the 2016 Women's Health Survey for Jamaica, a national, quantitative, cross-sectional survey of targeting women ages 15 to 64. The household survey resulted in 1,340…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Pemberton, Cecile; Joseph, Joel
This report presents the first nationally representative estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence (NPSV) against women in Trinidad and Tobago.…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators throughout the lifecycle in Latin America and the Caribbean, and highlights the findings that merit attention from…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social describe las tendencias de un conjunto de indicadores sociales clave a lo largo del ciclo de vida en América Latina y el Caribe, y destaca los hallazgos que merecen atención por parte de…
Aug 2017
Author(s): de Groote, Roberto
The Caribbean countries have experienced positive economic growth rates and significant increases in their exports, but GDP remains relatively low, and indicators of poverty, productivity, and…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
En el marco de los Centros de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer se implementa el Módulo de Atención a la Violencia contra las Mujeres que articula servicios de atención,…
May 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana; van Dijk, Jan; van Kesteren, John; Ruprah, Inder J.; Godinez Puig, Luisa; Jaitman, Laura; Torre, Iván; Pecha, Camilo
While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Buonanno, Paolo; Vargas, Juan F.
Estimating the effect of inequality on crime is challenging due to reversecausality and omitted variable bias. This paper addresses these concerns by exploiting the fact that, as suggested by recent…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.; Frisancho, Verónica
Violence against women takes place mainly in the private sphere and isperpetrated by people close to the victim. These features can introduce large
biases into its reporting in specialized…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Santibáñez, Jorge; Palma C., Silvia Irene; Ramírez Reyes, Horacio; Hidalgo, Nidia; Urban, Anne-Marie
En los últimos dos años, el incremento del fenómeno de la migración de menores no acompañados originarios de países del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica (Honduras, Guatemala y El Salvador) ha…