Monday, October 18, 2010
Children Who Became Early Mothers
Lina Medina, 5 years old of Peru – gave birth on May 14, 1939 to a boy who died in 1979. She never told who abused her. Her father is strongly accused of raping her and was imprisoned but later he was freed due to lack of evidence. Lina later married and still lives up to this day. Reuter asked for an interview with her in 2002 but she refused.
Liza of Ukraine – gave birth at the age of 6 years old in 1934 after being raped by his grandfather. The baby is already dead upon his birth.
Mumzi of Nigeria – gave birth at the age of 8. She is a member of the harem of their village chief.
An 8 year-old child from Peru – This child who gave birth in 2006 was raped by her cousins.
A 9 year-old child from Changchun, China – gave birth to a baby boy in February 2010
Wanwissa Janmuk of Thailand – gave birth at the age of 9 in February, 2001. A 27 year-old man was the father of the baby who was arranged to be betrothed to Wanwissa by their parents.
A nine year old from Malaysia – was raped by a 14 year-old neighbor. She gave birth to a baby boy in May, 2010.
An eleven year old from United States was raped by her mother’s boyfriend, gave birth in 2007.
All of the babies were healthy at the time of their birth except the baby of Liza of Ukraine.