WHERE WE WORK

Medellín

At this time, we serve 130 teenage mothers and their children at our headquarters in Medellín, thanks to alliances developed with the Mayor’s Office of Medellín and Comfama.

  • There were 56.4 births per 1,000 women between 15 and 19 years.
  • In 2018, 4,375 teenage pregnancies were reported, equivalent to 16% of the city’s total pregnancies.
  • 276 girls between the ages of 10 and 14 became pregnant in Medellín, which is considered child sexual abuse.
  • The communes with the highest incidence of teenage pregnancy are Popular, Manrique, Villa Hermosa and Javier.
  • In 2017, informality was 42.4%.
  • In 2017, 4,841 cases of domestic violence were reported.
  • There were 15,139 complaints of non-fatal injuries; and of these, 3,135 corresponded to maltreatment.
  • In 2018, 41 women were killed in Medellín. Of this number, 14 cases were due to gender violence.
  • 87% of the total victims of sexual abuse in Medellín, in 2018, were girls and adolescent women. Reports of child sexual abuse have increased by 8% in the last two years. In 2018, 2,154 were made.

Sources: Medellín How We Go, Quality of Life Report 2017; National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE); Attorney General’s Office.

Medellín

At this time, we serve 130 teenage mothers and their children at our headquarters in Medellín, thanks to alliances developed with the Mayor’s Office of Medellín and Comfama.

  • There were 56.4 births per 1,000 women between 15 and 19 years.
  • In 2018, 4,375 teenage pregnancies were reported, equivalent to 16% of the city’s total pregnancies.
  • 276 girls between the ages of 10 and 14 became pregnant in Medellín, which is considered child sexual abuse.
  • The communes with the highest incidence of teenage pregnancy are Popular, Manrique, Villa Hermosa and Javier.
  • In 2017, informality was 42.4%.
  • In 2017, 4,841 cases of domestic violence were reported.
  • There were 15,139 complaints of non-fatal injuries; and of these, 3,135 corresponded to maltreatment.
  • In 2018, 41 women were killed in Medellín. Of this number, 14 cases were due to gender violence.
  • 87% of the total victims of sexual abuse in Medellín, in 2018, were girls and adolescent women. Reports of child sexual abuse have increased by 8% in the last two years. In 2018, 2,154 were made.

Sources: Medellín How We Go, Quality of Life Report 2017; National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE); Attorney General’s Office.

 

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