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Eleven-year-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debate | Reuters

Aug 14, 2015    

ASUNCION An 11-year-old rape victim gave birth in Paraguay on Thursday after being denied termination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the debate over abortion in the overwhelmingly Catholic country.The former partner of the girl's mother is accused of the rape. In Paraguay, two girls aged 10 to 14 give birth every day. The cases are often linked to sexual violence.Thursday's birth came by way of a programmed caesarean section, Dr. Mario Villalba, director of the Red Cross hospital where the operation took place, told local radio"A baby girl, weighing 3.5 kilos...

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