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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to continue…
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 Not Safe at Home
 Violence and Discrimination against LGBT people in Jamaica
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 Note on Jamaican Language
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 To the Prime Minister
 To the…
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Glossary of
 Key Terms Bisexual: a
 person who is attracted to both sexes. Gay: a synonym
 for homosexual. Gender identity:
 a person's internal, deeply felt sense of being male or female, or something
 other than or in between male…
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
 HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES
 OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and
 Abuse of Girls Risks to
 Women and Girls in…
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Every day in Jamaica, children as young as ten years of age are locked in dark, overcrowded, filthy cells which they share with rodents and insects. Sometimes they are held with adults charged with serious crimes. While in the cells, the children are…