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My friends told me how cool sex was – teen mom (17)

Other pupils taunted and shunned her, bullying at school and lack of compassion at home

Yolanda* was only 14 years  old when her curiosity about sex was ignited. At 15 she was engaging in unprotected sex purely to impress her teenage boyfriend.

Now the 17-year-old mother is juggling school and motherhood while the father of her child has moved on to other relationships with other girls at university...

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