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U.N. Rights Group Deplores Paraguayan Authorities’ Decision To Deny Abortion To 10-Year-Old Rape Victim

Associated Press: U.N. rights experts knock Paraguay over pregnant 10-year-old
“Paraguay’s government has failed to protect a 10-year-old rape victim who is being denied an abortion, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday…” (Servin, 5/11).

U.N. News Centre: Paraguay: U.N. experts deplore government’s failure to protect 10-yr-old rape survivor
“… ‘The Paraguayan authorities’ decision results in grave violations of the rights to life, to health, and to physical and mental integrity of the girl as well as her right to education, jeopardizing her economic and social opportunities,’ warned the four experts composing the U.N. Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice…” (5/11).

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