In Colombia, sexual abuse and adolescent pregnancy are the main barriers faced by girls; This situation prevents them from fully exercising their rights and reaching their full potential.
In Colombia according to DANE there are 7.5 million girls.
Third country in Latin America in pregnancy during adolescence.
In Colombia, 149,000 pregnancies are registered each year among the youngest population, a situation that ends in 408 daily births of children of parents between the ages of 10 and 19, according to the ICBF.
They represent 18% of the Colombian population..
According to the National Demographic and Health Survey (Ends) 2010, 19.5% of adolescents have ever been pregnant, meaning that one in five adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 is a mother or was pregnant.
324,000 work or have worked.
58% of cases occurred in a family environment.