AMERICA/MEXICO - Michoacan is among the five States with the highest rate of child exploitation

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 minors  

Samuel Fernández Ignacio

Morelia (Agenzia Fides) - The state of Michoacan is among the five States of Mexico where there is the highest number of child exploitation. According to data collected by the Human Rights Commission, the violence suffered by these children are among the causes that lead to early school drop-out. The number of child abuse complaints tripled in the decade between 2001 and 2011. In addition, 2014 has been so far the most violent year for minors, regarding various kinds of abuse. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 24/05/2016)