teenage pregnancy

Women
Young migrant mothers in border detention facilities described feeling hungry, cold, and terrified because their babies were sick.
Entertainment
The Oscar-winning writer reflected on her movie amid a series of abortion restrictions around the country.
Impact
Every two seconds, a girl gives birth, reports Save The Children.
Black Voices
When the Black church gets involved with issues it is "not supposed to" get involved with, great things tend to happen.
The WorldPost
During Sierra Leone’s Ebola crisis, thousands of girls became pregnant, some as young as nine. Communities report that there
Impact
Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) is ablaze with anger and a sleeping giant has awoken. The Inter Religious Organization (IRO) voted 17 to 24 in favor of keeping an old colonial law allowing child marriage of girls as young as 12 years old.
Women
By the luck of the draw and, perhaps, by the grace of God, too, I don't have a teenage abortion to whisper about, let alone shout. If I did, I secretly wonder if I would be one of those courageous women, sharing their experiences, at #Shoutyourabortion.
The WorldPost
Nearly one-third of Bangladeshi girls are married by age 15.
Parenting
When I got pregnant and became a mother at 15, I experienced an overwhelming onslaught of disrespect and shame from family members, friends and perfect strangers.
Parenting
With the upcoming return of MTV's popular reality show "Teen Mom," teenage pregnancy is at the forefront of not only parent minds, but also pop culture.
Books
Impressively researched and informative, the book makes a persuasive case that sex education has not had -- and, in all likelihood, cannot have -- a significant impact, one way or the other, on the onset or frequency of intercourse, teenage pregnancy, or venereal diseases.
Women
When a teenage girl gets pregnant, it is often the fault of an adult male. You would not know it from reading most of the government reports and scientific publications, but teen impregnation involves men, too -- not just teenage girls and not even just teens.
Latino Voices
A recent study, for example, published in the journal Pediatrics, indicated teen pregnancy was higher among girls with severe
Impact
Emmanuela Alimlim is from Kenya. Her mother gave birth to her at age 15 and Emmanuela's sister gave birth to her first child at age 15 as well. After seeing several of her classmates drop out of school due to early pregnancies, Emmanuela decided that it was time to do something about early and forced marriage and teen pregnancy in her community.
Religion
My mother always taught us that no one should be alone at Christmas. We must expect miracles and mysteries. The gifts of
Women
Emergency contraception is the only contraceptive method that can help prevent pregnancy after intercourse, when taken within