Foreign Policy Explores Reported Increases In Incidence Of Rape, Teenage Pregnancy In West Africa During Ebola Epidemic

Foreign Policy: The Ebola Rape Epidemic No One’s Talking About
“…Only now are we learning that Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone saw a surge in teenage pregnancy likely caused by an increase in the incidence of rape during the [Ebola] epidemic. In parts of Sierra Leone, the teenage pregnancy rate increased 65 percent during the Ebola epidemic, according to a study by the United Nations Development Programme…” (Yasmin, 2/2).

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