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Americas Time to talk about sex? Why Honduras is starting to tackle 'taboo' topic.

Honduras has the second highest rate of teen pregnancy in Latin America – a problem with long term social and economic consequences. 

Whitney Eulich

Irene is curled up at the end of a yellow, plastic mattress, tapping her hand lightly on the cooing baby by her side. The 14-year-old new mother is so petite, she barely takes up the top half of the bed. At her feet lies another wrinkly, day-old infant that belongs to her 19-year-old roommate.

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