Guttmacher Report Examines Sexual, Reproductive Health Needs Of Very Young Adolescents In Developing Countries

Guttmacher Institute: Very Young Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs Must Be Addressed
“…A new report published by the Guttmacher Institute examines and contributes to the existing evidence on the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of very young adolescents in developing countries. The report includes a new analysis of data on sexual debut, marriage, and childbearing before age 15 from national surveys conducted in more than 100 developing countries. Drawing on these data and published literature, the report maps out ways to advance efforts to meet young adolescents’ SRH needs…” (5/24).