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Ecuador Marks First Day Against Sexual Violence in Schools

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Judges at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights hear the case Paola Guzmán Albarracín’s mother brought against Ecuador in San José, Costa Rica on January 28, 2020. © 2020 Eyleen Vargas/ Ojo por Ojo/GDA via AP Images On August 14, Ecuador commemorated the country’s first national day against sexual violence in schools. A year ago, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights found Ecuador responsible for the violations of Paola Guzmán Albarracín’s rights. Paola, who was 14 when her vice principal raped and abused her, took her own life in 2002. The court ordered Ecuador…


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