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Sex Trafficking, Child Marriages Linked, Study of Mexico Finds

Three out of four girls trafficked in the region were married at a young age, mostly before age 16, according to Mexican and U.S. researchers in a yet-unpublished study.

Human trafficking is believed to be the fastest-growing criminal industry in Mexico, and three-quarters of its victims are sexually exploited women and girls, according to Women United Against Trafficking, an activist group.

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GEH Participates in Validation Workshop to Wrap Up 3-Year Learning from SASA! Adaptations Project 

Dr. Jennifer Wagman and Eunhee Park, November 26, 2018

In September 2018, UC San Diego Center on Gender Equity and Health researchers, Jennifer Wagman and Eunhee Park, joined colleagues for a 3-day validation workshop in Kampala, Uganda. 

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