While there are no exact numbers, there are an estimated 17,000 to 32,000 rape-related pregnancies in the United States each year. For Noemi, a law on parental rights in Nebraska forced her to agree to court-sanctioned visits between her daughter and her attacker.
However, a family judge could make the decision that her attacked shouldn’t have parental rights. Noemi and advocates are urging their representatives to change these laws to protect victims.
Thom Patterson reports for CNN.