Here's Who Is Helping Women Forced Into Prostitution, Teen Pregnancy During Ebola Outbreak

February 20, 2015 7:31 PM

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Here's Who Is Helping Women Forced Into Prostitution, Teen Pregnancy During Ebola Outbreak

The U.N. is optimistic that West Africa can hit zero Ebola cases by mid-April, but vulnerable girls in the region are facing a new debilitating epidemic -- a spike in teen pregnancy and prostitution.

Due to prolonged school closings and widespread deaths of parents and caregivers, girls in Sierra Leone and Liberia -- two of the hardest-hit regions -- have become more susceptible to sexual exploitation and experts say it’s up to on-the-ground agencies to better protect them.

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