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Pregnancy and Abortion in Adolescence: Report (Technical Report Series : No. 583)

World Health Organization

Pregnancy and Abortion in Adolescence: Report (Technical Report Series : No. 583)

by World Health Organization

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Published by World Health Organization .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL12897966M
ISBN 109241205830
ISBN 109789241205832

About 20 percent of all abortions taking place in the U.S. today are performed on teens. Teenage abortion has been linked to a number of physical and psychological problems, including drug and alcohol abuse, suicide attempts and suicidal ideation, and other self-destructive behaviors. Compared to women who abort at an older age, women who abort as teens are significantly more likely to report. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ghana 5 Introduction The welfare of young people has become a major focus for governments, policymakers and service providers. The spread of HIV/AIDS has posed a major challenge to nations in ensuring the welfare of the next generation, and the Republic of Ghana is no exception.

Recent news reports have put teens and abortion in the news, with the release of undercover videos allegedly showing abortion businesses covering up cases of sexual abuse involving teenage girls. And the pro-abortion Alan Guttmacher Institute has released a report saying that teen pregnancies rose 3 . In , the teen pregnancy rate was pregnancies per 1, females ages in Florida, and in the U.S. The U.S. teen pregnancy rate peaked in at pregnancies per 1, females ages , but state data are not available for that year. RH5Author: Office of Adolescent Health.

In , the teen pregnancy rate was pregnancies per 1, females ages in Virginia, and in the U.S. The U.S. teen pregnancy rate peaked in at pregnancies per 1, females ages , but state data are not available for that year. RH5Author: Office of Adolescent Health. Learn more: Read our special e-mail report on Teens and Abortion. Share more: Download and share our Teen Abortion Risk fact sheet. Citations: 1. PK Coleman, “Resolution of Unwanted Pregnancy During Adolescence Through Abortion Versus Childbirth: Individual and Family Predictors and Psychological Consequences,” Journal of Youth and Adolescence ().


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Pregnancy and Abortion in Adolescence: Report (Technical Report Series : No. 583) by World Health Organization Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The book is a timely contribution to debates around the ‘problems’ of adolescents in our society and teenage pregnancy in particular, and adds to a small but growing set of voices from other areas of Pregnancy and Abortion in Adolescence: Report book about youth which question the category of adolescence itself Price: $ COVID Resources.

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"The book is a timely contribution to debates around the ‘problems’ of adolescents in our society and teenage pregnancy in particular, and adds to a small but growing set of voices from other areas of concern about youth which question the category of adolescence itself and point to the damaging effects of its use.

This report contains comprehensive statistics on the incidence of pregnancy, birth and abortion among women aged 24 or younger for the United States as a whole and for individual states inthe most recent year for which data are available.

At the national level, we show trends for multiple age-groups. Central Hospital, of which 22% were adolescents. The main causes of adolescent death were malaria, pregnancy-induced hypertension, puerperal sepsis and septic abortion.

The maternal mortality ratios in. adolescents (non-adolescents were. adolescents at risk of unintended pregnancy 4. Reduce coerced sex among adolescents Prevent adverse reproductive outcomes 5. Reduce unsafe abortion among adolescents 6.

Increase use of skilled antenatal, childbirth and postnatal care among adolescents About 16 million adolescent girls between 15 and 19 give birth each year. In others, particularly in developing countries, teenage pregnancy occurs within marriage and does not involve any social stigmas.

We can write a Custom Research Report on Teenage Pregnancy for you. The causes of early pregnancy depend on such factors as social and personal life of the young woman. This report from the National Center for Health Statistics presents revised pregnancy rates for – and new rates for – for U.S.

women through age Rates are also presented for pregnancy outcomes (live birth, induced abortion, and fetal loss), by age, race, and Hispanic origin, and by marital status. Why, despite evidence to the contrary, does the narrative of the negative consequences of teenage pregnancy, abortion and childbearing persist.

This book argues that the negativity surrounding early reproduction is underpinned by a particular understanding of by: 1. World Health Organ Tech Rep Ser.

;() Pregnancy and abortion in adolescence. Report of a WHO meeting. [No authors listed] PMID. Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World (United Nations publication, Sales No. EXIII). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ׀ Population Division 1.

Adolescent Health and Teen Pregnancy in the United States: A Progress Report Evelyn M. Kappeler The contents, findings, and views contained in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official programs and policies of the Office of Adolescent Health, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, or the.

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Statistics and Programs Congressional Research Service Summary InU.S. teen births accounted for % of all births and % of all nonmarital births. The birth rate for U.S. teenagers (ages 15 through 19) increased in and after a steady decline since Cited by: Freeman, Ellen W.; Rickels, Karl This book reports on the Penn Study of Teenage Pregnancy, which examined issues surrounding adolescent pregnancy, abortion, and childbearing.

Participants were African-American teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 from disadvantaged urban by: 8. The prevention of unintended adolescent pregnancy is an important goal of the American Academy of Pediatrics and our society.

Although adolescent pregnancy and birth rates have been steadily decreasing, many adolescents still become pregnant.

Since the last statement on adolescent pregnancy was issued by the Academy inefforts to prevent adolescent pregnancy Cited by:   Less favorable socioeconomic conditions, such as low education and low income levels of a teen’s family, may contribute to high teen birth rates.

7 Teens in child welfare systems are at higher risk of teen pregnancy and birth than other groups. For example, young women living in foster care are more than twice as likely to become pregnant than those not in foster care.

Meeting on Pregnancy and Abortion in Adolescence (‎ Geneva)‎ & World Health Organization. (‎)‎. Pregnancy and abortion in adolescence: report of. Update Report on Teen Pregnancy Prevention,which was also developed collaboratively by the Best Start Resource Centre and the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada.

The Update Report on Teen Pregnancy Prevention is an overview of teen pregnancy prevention in Ontario, including a review of rates of teen pregnancy, information.

There is a lot of variation in abortion rates and in the proportion of adolescent pregnancies that end in abortion. Among these five countries, Ethiopia has the lowest abortion rate and Kenya and Mexico have the highest rates.

Washington State Pregnancy and Induced Abortion Statistics,published by the Center for Health Statistics of the Washington State Department of Health, contains tables on pregnancies—the sum of births, induced abortions, and fetal deaths—and more detailed information about induced abortions for calendar year.

Teen Pregnancy and Abortion Free Essay, Term Paper and Book Report Teen Pregnancy is a word an exhausting feeling for the teen and their parents.

It doesn’t just happen from them having fun but poor teenagers become pregnant on intent. They feel that it is the best way to achieve love and security.As a leading authority on teen reproductive health, the Guttmacher Institute estimates national and state-level teen pregnancy rates; documents teens’ access to sexual and reproductive health information and services; and promotes fact-based, comprehensive sex education and .CAUSES AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS Akina Shrestha Nepal 48th International Course on Health Development September 15th, Research Result on Pregnant Adolescents and Substance Abuse.

26 due to lack of comprehensive national data on pregnancy and abortion.