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Was the rise in teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone caused by sexual violence?

By Clea Broadhurst

This week we go to Sierra Leone where we look into a spike in the rate of teenage pregnacy which some observers believe was caused by an increase in sexual and gender based violence during the Ebola crisis of 2014-2015.

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