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Colombian former teacher braves coronavirus to rescue Venezuelan girls from sexual abuse

Mayerlin Vergara

Bogota, ColombiaThomson Reuters Foundation COVID-19 has left many people trapped indoors, deprived of work and lacking purpose. Not Mayerlin Vergara. The former school teacher roams parks and slums in northern Colombia from dawn till dusk in search of children – some as young as seven – who are being sexually exploited in increasing numbers amid […]