Vast majority of children in Colombia born outside of wedlock

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In Colombia, more than eight out of every ten children are born to unwed mothers. This number is not only the highest in Latin America, but is only surpassed by the African continent.
CCTV’s Michelle Begue filed this report from Bogota.

Vast majority of children in Colombia born outside of wedlock

Vast majority of children in Colombia born outside of wedlock

In Colombia, more than eight out of every ten children are born to unwed mothers. This number is not only the highest in Latin America, but is only surpassed by the African continent.