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Paraguay: They are girls, not mothers: Steps to ending sexual violence against children and adolescents and forcing girls into motherhood in Paraguay

Each year in Paraguay, hundreds of girls under age 14 become pregnant, often as a result of rape, usually by someone close to them.Girls deserve a life free from violence. They deserve a childhood without being forced to be mothers. Girl survivors of sexual violence also deserve autonomy back over...