State of World Population 2013

Motherhood in Childhood - Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy

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The newest edition of the UNFP flagship report offers a wide range of insights on the impact that teenage pregnancies can have on the health of young girls, their education and their lives. In this publication, a certain number of necessary recommendations are made, more precisely actions that governments, civil society and international organizations can take to address the underlying causes of adolescent pregnancy in various contexts around the world.

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Taking action

Multilevel interventions that aim to develop girls’ human capital, focus on their agency to make decisions about their reproductive health, and promote gender equality and respect for human rights have had documentable impact on preventing pregnancies.

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