One-tenth of Morocco’s prison population is made up of children and teenagers who are often convicted and sentenced without any legal representation. Now steps are being taken to help these young people.State-run child protection centers work to prevent children and teenagers from winding up in prison in the first place. The children who live in the centers often have very painful pasts - many are homeless, or have first-hand experience with drugs and violence.
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