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NGOs sound alarm on Colombia's child victims of sexual violence and forced prostitution

By Anastasia Moloney | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:52 AM
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BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly 50,000 Colombian children, most of them girls, were raped and or sexually abused by warring factions in the country’s armed conflict between 2008 and 2012, said a new report that also raised the alarming issue of children being used in “networks of forced prostitution” in regions where foreign contractors work in the oil industry.

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