Reducing Teen Pregnancy Must Be Priority
Prevention is also a tool to address child poverty and its associated symptoms such as the fact that children of teen mothers tend to have low school achievement, more health issues, are incarcerated more often during adolescence, have their own …
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Mother's Too Soon – Teen Pregnancy
While the spread of teen pregnancy is not the same worldwide, it is a major concern. In Tanzania, a report by AMREF referenced teen pregnancy as a symptom of a larger problem. "Tanzania has one of the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world.

Opportunity: the Most Effective Birth Control for Teens?
In other words, teenage childbearing is a symptom, not a cause of poverty. The findings bear important implications for US policymakers. According to Levine, who has closely studied the economics of social policies, the high rate of teen childbearing …
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