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August 13, 2015

Reports that an 11-year-old girl who became pregnant after she was repeatedly raped, allegedly by her step father, gave birth today are a tragic reminder of the urgent need for Paraguay to repeal i...

July 6, 2015

On July 1, a packed House of Representatives in Brasilia voted against lowering the age at which a child can be tried and sent to an adult jail. But although large sectors of the country celebrated...

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June 29, 2015

Amnesty International USA joined the Brazilian nongovernmental organization Conectas Direitos Humanos in calling on the Brazilian Congress to refrain from creating a serious setback to children’s r...

April 29, 2015

The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after having been raped by her stepfather is in danger. Despite the high risk this pregnancy poses and her mother’s request, access to safe abortion h...

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