Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

The Guardian Examines Reasons Behind High Rates Of Sexual Violence, Pregnancy Among Girls In Guatemala

The Guardian: Rape, ignorance, repression: why early pregnancy is endemic in Guatemala
“…Cultural practices, endemic violence, and the hold of the Catholic church over decisions on reproductive health make girls in Guatemala easy prey for abuse and vulnerable to early pregnancy…” (Forsell/Lyche, 8/27).

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.