Take immediate measures to ensure that all of secondary education is available and accessible to all free of charge. She described some incidents of bullying or discrimination against LGBT children at school and in her community. When she met Human Rights Watch, she was studying to finish eighth grade while caring for her son. I was thinking of my shock and horror when I wrote the story. Ensure comprehensive sexuality education reaches students from an early age and builds incrementally to equip them with developmentally relevant information about their health and wellbeing. Like many women and girls in her position, she tried to induce abortion clandestinely by drinking a tea made from plants and herbs, but it did not work. Your sexual and reproductive rights are human rights. But you also need to top what you did the last time. Facilitate access to formal flexible school programs, such as evening classes or part-time classes, for pregnant girls or adolescent mothers who are not able to attend full-time classes. All adolescents should have access to free, confidential, adolescent-responsive and non-discriminatory sexual and reproductive health services, information and education, available both online and in person, including on family planning, contraception, including emergency contraception, prevention, care and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, counselling, pre-conception care, maternal health services and menstrual hygiene. Weeks later, under mounting international pressure, doctors provided Esperancita with chemotherapy, but she died in August They disrespected me. We face a lot of discrimination. Kids of a certain age love talking about anything to do with going to the toilet. He confronted me in front of the whole class, so that empowered other students to continue discriminating against me. On the contrary, such programs contribute to delayed initiation and decreased frequency of sexual intercourse; decreased number of sexual partners; reductions in risky sexual behaviors; and increased use of condoms and contraception.