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Luz Selena Pineda Juan at her home in Juchitán, Oaxaca, Mexico on February 16, 2016. Luz is 16-year-old and is seven months pregnant. The daughter of a local evangelical church representative, who refused to allow her out to teenage parties, she lives at home with her family in a working-class neighbourhood of Juchitán in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. Though she knows about contraception, she did not use it - she became pregnant after forgetting to take the morning-after pill. Her baby’s father was married but has left his wife and 3-year-old daughter and Luz hopes they will be able to get married one day. She dropped out of school even before becoming pregnant and has no firm plans for her future. She is going to call her baby “Soid” – the Spanish word for God, spelled backwards. While Mexico has outlawed marriage under the age of 18, many young girls become unofficial wives and mothers much earlier. In Juchitán, teenage pregnancy is expected, even prized. Mexico ranks first in teenage pregnancies among the member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Photo by Bénédicte Desrus