A Colombian teenager holds a robot baby
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Robotic babies aim to cut teen pregnancy in Bogota

23 June 2013 Last updated at 08:51 BST

Authorities in the Colombian capital Bogota are asking teenagers to look after robotic babies, to help them understand what it takes to be a parent.

It is part of a campaign which is reported to have helped reduce teen pregnancy rates by almost in 40% in some of the schools which have already taken part.

Arturo Wallace reports.