She also cited the implications of adolescent pregnancy
to include social exclusion, greater reproductive health risks, increased risk of poverty and increased risk of maternal and infant mortality.
8) In this context, the objectives of sustainable development, propose that for the year 2030, universal access to sexual and reproductive health services is required, including family planning, information and education, as well as the need to strengthen Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health to combat adolescent pregnancy
and sexually transmitted infections.
The African continent has one of the world's highest rates of adolescent pregnancy
, but many governments insist on tackling this social and public health challenge by punishing girls and jeopardizing their future," said Elin MartE[degrees]nez, children's rights researcher at New York-based rights body.
The global study by Blum et al (2013) aimed to present the social determinants of adolescent pregnancy
through the review of previous literature and found that at community level neighbourhood deprivation as well as poverty increased the likelihood of adolescent pregnancy
Babatunde Osotimehin, Unfpa executive director, stresses that what is needed is a new way of thinking about the challenges of adolescent pregnancy
The fact that the Affordable Care Act allows us to provide 18 different contraceptive methods without any cost sharing to the patient should also make adolescent pregnancy
prevention easier than ever.
Keywords: resiliency, adolescent pregnancy
, qualitative research
Temple-Smith, Moore, and Rosenthal cover such topics as romantic and sexual relationships, normative biological changes, adolescent pregnancy
, involuntary sex, and gender differences.
and parenthood in South Africa.
This study is another humble attempt to study the maternal and fetal outcome of adolescent pregnancy
(13-19yrs) and compare the same with pregnancies from control group (20-25).
and childbearing: levels and trends in developed countries.
According to the 2010 Encuesta Nacional de Demografia y Salud (the National Survey on Demography and Health; ENDS) (5), the rise in adolescent pregnancy
that was experienced in Colombia from 1990-2005 has ended.