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Teenage Pregnancy In the Global South: The Role of Culture and Empowerment

Globally, teenage pregnancies are on the decline, according to a recent UN report. Knowledge of contraception, abstinence and safe sex has no doubt had an effect on these numbers, with only 5% of teenage pregnancies occurring in developed, higher-educated countries. Unfortunately, although the general trend shows a decrease in teenage pregnancies, countries in West Africa, Latin America and South Asia ...

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