I was afraid, and I didn't know what to do or who to go to.” Violence against women is a global epidemic, one that reaches some 1 in 3 women around the world. In Paraguay, surveys show 1 in 16 adolescents, and 1 in 13 youths, have experienced physical violence.Every day, four girls experience sexual abuse, and two girls under age 15 give birth, according to information from the Attorney General and the Ministry of Public Health.After 1880, it is recommended to also use the civil records.More images are available in the Family Search Catalog at Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-2015. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail.
If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [email protected] welcome user additions to Family Search Historical Records wiki articles.We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records.Many of campaign’s images are based on real messages exchanged by adolescents and young people. It also focuses on parents, teachers and community members, encouraging everyone to be aware of, talk about and take action against gender-based violence.The messages also refer survivors to a 24-hour hotline maintained by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs.The initiative is also disseminating messages about positive relationships to 2,500 secondary school students in Asunción and other cities in five of the country’s departments.