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4. Many girls can not go to college or study at the university, therefore they grow up without oppotunity to become a professional. Most of them face the risk of early pregnancy which make more difficult their personal development. Migration is seen as a solution, but there is a risk of trafficking.
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4. Education has not always received the recognition it deserves in Paraguay. These days this is changing as political stability returns, although the poorer children in more rural areas still are not reached by the same opportunities, especially in terms of hours per day at school. As a result 10% to 15% of them are still illiterate. The 6 years of primary school start nominally at age 7, and education is mandatory through to age 14.
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3. Discrimination against women in the workplace, as well as sexual harassment on the job, are common in Paraguay. The Labor Code prohibits, but does not criminalize, discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex. Complaints are generally settled privately. The Secretariat of Women's Affairs occasionally operates programs supporting women's access to employment, social security, housing, land ownership and business opportunities