20 Jul 2017

Calls to end secrecy over unwanted Samoan teen pregnancies

From , 3:04 pm on 20 July 2017

A young woman in Samoa has being given a ten year-jail term for infanticide. 

Her case is just one of a number of incidents this year within Samoan communities involving babies being abandoned at birth or mothers killing their baby.

But as Sara Vui-Talitu reports, unwanted teenage pregnancies is a common problem requiring more open discussion.


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