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U.N. Technical Paper Provides Recommendations On Education’s Role In Preventing Early, Unintended Pregnancy

U.N. News Centre: Education critical in preventing adolescent pregnancy, underscores U.N. agency
“Girls with higher levels of education are less likely to have an early and unintended pregnancy, the United Nations education agency said [Monday], launching a new technical paper with recommendations for the education sector. ‘[For] each additional year of education, [there is] a 10 percent reduction in fertility,’ said the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a news release, announcing the paper…” (7/10).

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