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Pregnant Girl, 11, Denied Abortion In Chile

In Chile, the case of a pregnant 11-year-old girl has ignited the fury of many Chileans upset that the pregnancy cannot be ended—although the girl was allegedly raped repeatedly over the course of two years by her mother's partner and is now 14 weeks pregnant.

Three Arrested In Ohio For ‘Modern-Day Slavery’

Three Ohioans are accused of enslaving a mentally disabled young mother and her daughter over two years. The trio forced the woman to do housework, threatened her and the girl with violence and fed their pets better than the mother and daughter.

Child Marriages Bind Afghanistan's Progress

As the United Nations marks Thursday as International Day of the Girl Child, the world body's focus this year has been on ending child marriages. In Afghanistan, the practice is illegal under the law but still common. In one case, an

12-Year-Old Tasered By Cop

A police officer tased a 12-year-old girl inside a Victoria's Secret Wednesday afternoon at South County Center.