Raped Girl’s Family Accepts Protection Program for Change of Name and Residence

The child's discharge from hospital in Pernambuco, where the abortion was performed, was confirmed on Wednesday, August 19th, but its date and time and destination were not disclosed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The family of the 10-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped in Espírito Santo and underwent a procedure to interrupt her pregnancy agreed to join the Support and Protection Program for Witnesses, Victims and Relatives of Victims of Violence (PROVITA), provided by the State Government with assistance such as a change of identity and address.

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