Governments Should Address Increasing Teen Pregnancy Rates In East Asia-Pacific Region, Report Says
The Guardian: Rising teenage pregnancy rates in East Asia-Pacific spark health warning
“Teenage pregnancy — the biggest killer of girls and women aged 15 to 19 in the world — is growing in the East Asia-Pacific region, the only place where the rate is climbing. A new report from Plan International, Half a Billion Reasons, has called on governments to develop specific aid and development policies to improve the lives of the world’s 500 million adolescent girls — an ‘invisible’ cohort whose uplift could boost economies, reduce domestic violence, and improve health and education…” (Doherty, 3/26).
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