Paraguayan children empowered to speak out against sexual abuse by talking dolls
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In Paraguay, sexual violence against children is a big issue. Over 700 young girls become pregnant following a sexual assault each year. To raise awareness of the problem and empower children to speak out, Amnesty International has partnered with creative agency KAUSA Havas to release a set of talking dolls. The dolls (which come in a male and female version named Arami and Amaru) start talking when touched on intimate parts of their body to give children the language to speak up in their own defense. The dolls are distributed to children and used in schools and youth groups with…
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