Maria Fernanda Pineda Calero: Teenaged Activist for Reproductive Rights

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Maria Fernanda Pineda Calero is only 16, but she already wants to tear down her country’s ‘machismo culture.’

“28 percent of Nicaraguan girls give birth before the age of 18. Sex education is seen as taboo; for young women like Calero, outreach projects are the only way to provide the knowledge necessary to take back control of their own bodies.”