Jaime doesn’t want it to be known that he was sexually abused by her uncle when he was younger. However, his psychologist, the only person with whom he has shared this story, is determined to file a criminal complaint, as she is legally required by the state.
Juan is of legal age, and he is Andrea’s partner. They are having their first sexual encounters and, since they do not have comprehensive information about sex practices, Andrea got pregnant. As Andrea is a minor, she decides no to visit health facilities during her pregnancy and childbirth to protect Juan of any potential legal consequences.
The region of Latin America has extensive experience creating laws for discrimination and gender-based violence cases. The legal age of consent and the minimum age for marriage are two criteria that could impact the lives of adolescents.