30 years of the Sandinist Revolution, Nicaragua
Angela and Maria both 12, attend to their recently born babies in "Casa Alianza" a refuge for child mothers. They, like most other girls suffered sexual abuse in the family home from fathers, step fathers and other family members. 12 girls and their babies can live in the refuge, generally up to 24 months whilst the refuge's administration broker a return to their family homes. The refuge provides full medical and psychological attention, as well as all living needs and religious guidance, Managua.