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Sex Trafficking, Child Marriages Linked, Study of Mexico Finds

Three out of four girls trafficked in the region were married at a young age, mostly before age 16, according to Mexican and U.S. researchers in a yet-unpublished study.

Human trafficking is believed to be the fastest-growing criminal industry in Mexico, and three-quarters of its victims are sexually exploited women and girls, according to Women United Against Trafficking, an activist group.

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ARCHES Blog Post February 2018

Covert Contraceptive Use: A Prevalent yet Understudied Strategy used by Women to maintain their Reproductive Autonomy

Jasmine Uysal, Research Project Coordinator, February 9, 2018

Globally, over 214 million in low-income countries want to delay or limit their pregnancies report not using an effective contraceptive method. This unmet need contributes to poor reproductive health outcomes for mother and child including high rates of maternal mortality.

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