Chinese Girl, Age 9, Becomes Mother

February 3, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ A nine-year-old Chinese girl has given birth to a healthy baby boy. The child gave birth to the 6-pound boy by Cesarean section.

Local police in the northeast city of Songyuan are still trying to discover who the father is. In the province, it is illegal to have sex with a child under the age of 14, bringing an automatic rape conviction and long jail sentence for the adult.

Though it’s illegal, that doesn’t mean child rape is not happening. According to a Shanghai hospital, 30% of the abortions it performs are done so on school-aged girls.

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