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There were allegations of torture and other ill-treatment in the context of policies implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Indigenous Peoples continued to be overlooked in public policies, as did their rights to territory. Children and adolescents continued to face obstacles in...
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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. Authorities must immediately introduce comprehensive sexuality...