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Bolivia

Q&A: How a Soybean Boom Threatens the Amazon

Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.

Bolivia Confronts Domestic Violence

In recent years, Bolivia has begun to confront its domestic violence problem. New laws have made important strides, but victims and families still face a maze of bureaucracy and a lack of resources.

Bolivia: Family Violence and the Ripple Effect

Children and adolescents are living on the street and in shelters in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to escape violence at home. 34 percent of Bolivian girls suffer sexual abuse before their 18th birthday.