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Natalia Bonilla

Natalia Bonilla

Guest blogger

Natalia Bonilla is a freelance journalist and documentary producer with focus on conflict, peace and gender issues in Latin America. She has reported stories in Spanish and English for The Guardian, National Geographic's The Great Energy Challenge Blog, Public Radio International, and El País newspaper, among other outlets. She previously worked for two years as multimedia reporter covering the English and French-speaking Caribbean for EFE News Agency. Bonilla holds a master's degree in international relations from the University of York, a postgraduate diploma in peace and conflict reporting from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Puerto Rico.

Articles

Guatemala’s civil war has created a legacy of rape and teen pregnancy

Guatemala’s civil war has created a legacy of rape and teen pregnancy

By — July 6, 2017
Guatemala City—It’s not a stretch to say that the reproductive rights of women and girls are not fully recognized in Guatemala. On top of that—or perhaps because of it—Guatemala has one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in Latin America, where one in three girls becomes a mother before reaching the age of 18, according to a 2014 UNICEF report. more »