Rape and pregnancy of 11-year-old reignites abortion debate in Bolivia

By Maite Fernández Simon
Oct 29, 2021

The case of an 11-year-old who is 22 weeks pregnant has reignited the debate around abortion in Bolivia.

The girl had been in the care of her 61-year-old step-grandfather, who allegedly raped her, in the town of Yapacaní, in the Santa Cruz province, for more than five months, while her mother and stepfather were in La Paz for work.

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