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The prevention of unwanted adolescent pregnancies

attitudes of black Zimbabweans in Harare

by Ruth Kiire

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Published by Journal of social development in Africa, School of Social Work in Harare .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Harare.,
  • Harare
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage mothers -- Zimbabwe -- Harare.,
    • Teenage pregnancy -- Zimbabwe -- Harare -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 26).

      Other titlesJournal of social development in Africa.
      Statement[researched and compiled by Ruth Kiire, assisted by Mary Khozomba & Theresa Milanzi ; edited by Nigel Hall].
      SeriesResearch Unit series / Research Unit, School of Social Work ;, no. 6, Research series (School of Social Work (Harare, Zimbabwe). Research Unit) ;, no. 6.
      ContributionsKhozomba, Mary., Milanzi, Theresa., Hall, Nigel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759.4 .K55 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962983M
      ISBN 100797414665
      LC Control Number95981432
      OCLC/WorldCa33444073

      To review the effectiveness of primary prevention strategies aimed at delaying sexual intercourse, improving use of birth control, and reducing incidence of unintended pregnancy in adolescents.   Learn about the personal and societal costs of teen pregnancy and effective prevention strategies. National and State Data Sheets. Get the latest national and state data on over 75 measures documenting adolescent health. Content created by Office of Adolescent Health Content last reviewed on Ma

      Background. In , the birth rate among U.S. adolescents and young adults (aged 15–19 years) reached a historic low at per 1, women ses have been dramatic: between and , birth rates fell 54% for females aged 15–17 years and 43% for women aged 18–19 cent pregnancy rates have decreased in all 50 states and across all racial and ethnic . Teenage pregnancy, also known as adolescent pregnancy, is pregnancy in a female under the age of Pregnancy can occur with sexual intercourse after the start of ovulation, which can be before the first menstrual period (menarche) but usually occurs after the onset of periods. In well-nourished girls, the first period usually takes place around the age of 12 or

      (shelved 7 times as teen-pregnancy) avg rating — 57, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Unwanted and Unplanned Teen Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Illness Words | 7 Pages. Unwanted and Unplanned Teen Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Illness (STI) Teen Pregnancy The birth rate among teens in the United States has declined 9% from to , a historic low among all racial and ethnic groups, with the least being born in ; and in the number of babies born .


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The prevention of unwanted adolescent pregnancies by Ruth Kiire Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract. Prevention of adolescent pregnancies is a highly important topic in our days. Several countries report an increasing number of unwanted pregnancies, of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other gynecological pathologies during adolescenceCited by: 1.

Although prevention of unwanted teenage pregnancy is our primary goal, many adolescents continue to become pregnant. The purpose of this article is to review current trends and issues on.

Prevention of adolescent pregnancy. Teenage mothers have higher risks of pre-term birth, pre-natal and post-partum depression, substance and alcohol abuse, and harsher parenting style ().In addition, offspring to teenage mothers had worse results in school, higher levels of psychopathology, higher levels of criminal activity, and greater substance abuse levels ().Cited by: 2.

Adam Thomas reviews research on evidence-based pregnancy prevention policies, showing that expansions in these policies would likely lead to reductions in unwanted pregnancies. Discover how pregnancy affects the health of teen mothers and their babies. Also learn about effects on fathers, prevention, and The prevention of unwanted adolescent pregnancies book.

Teenage pregnancy occurs. Similarly, while teen pregnancy rates have plummeted in recent years, the older teen birth rate (ages to) is declining at a slower rate than the younger teen birth rate (ages to). Older teens are more than four times as likely to become parents as are younger teens, and about 70 percent of all teen births are to and year-olds.

This practice can result in early pregnancy, abortion, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. The need for sexual education in order to identify and prevent the risk factors of an unwanted pregnancy during adolescence becomes increasingly clearer.

In order to accomplish this purpose all segments of society shall be convened. 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 from teens, myths, inequity, effective practices and examples of strategies used across Ontario.

This report, Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Exploring Out-of-School Approaches. Introduction. Unplanned pregnancy in adolescents constitutes an important health problem worldwide and has been associated with a great number of negative health outcomes. 1 – 3 According to recent publications, the prevalence of unplanned pregnancy in adolescents worldwide ranges from 33 to 82 %.

4 – 6 In Mexico, according to some researches, prevalence reached up to. adolescent pregnancies annually.2 Young women around the world face multiple barriers to accessing contraception, including restrictive laws and policies, negative gender and social norms, and a lack of youth-friendly reproductive health services.

Adolescent pregnancy not only is harmful to young women’s health but also hinders young. INTRODUCTION Unintended pregnancy (both unplanned and unwanted) among adolescents is a common public health problem worldwide.

Repeat pregnancies in this group also occur frequently and are related to increased risks of adverse outcomes for adolescent mothers and their babies.

Today, teenage pregnancy prevention programs in schools have become one of our most requested topics. According to recent research published on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website, the national teen pregnancy rate (number of pregnancies per 1, females ages ) has declined almost continuously over the last quarter century.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kiire, Ruth. Prevention of unwanted adolescent pregnancies. Harare: Journal of social development in Africa, School of Social Work, © To assess the effects of primary prevention interventions (school-based, community/home-based, clinic-based, and faith-based) on unintended pregnancies among adolescents.

Search strategy: We searched all relevant studies regardless of language or publication status up to November   LWF and UYDEL are addressing the teenage pregnancy vice in Kampala’s slums.

To address the vice of teenage pregnancies, LWF and UYDEL are rolling out a project titled Urban Youth Empowerment Project to prevent and mitigate the effects of teenage pregnancies among the urban youth in Kampala district’s seven divisions including; Makindye, Nateete, Banda, Kamwokya.

Experts and parents have long been in agreement: No one wants teenagers to have unwanted pregnancies. But there’s a lot of debate about the best way to prevent teen pregnancy.

From tofederal teen pregnancy prevention efforts in the AFL program and in general relied heavily on using abstinence-only education as their primary tool. The appropriation for the AFL program was $ million in FY and $ million for. Overview. The WHO guidelines, Preventing early pregnancy and poor reproductive outcomes among adolescents in developing countries, provide both a call to action and directions for future research on: preventing early pregnancy: by preventing marriage before 18 years of age; by increasing knowledge and understanding of the importance of pregnancy prevention; by increasing the use of.

Unintended pregnancies are pregnancies that are mistimed, unplanned or unwanted at the time of conception. Sexual activity without the use of effective contraception through choice or coercion is the predominant cause of unintended pregnancy.

Worldwide, the unintended pregnancy rate is approximately 45% of all pregnancies, but rates of unintended pregnancy vary in different.

Table 1 summarizes the key results from these simulations. While the teen pregnancy prevention program is estimated to have the largest effect on the pregnancy rate among teenagers, the. Although the teen birth rate declined 64% between and from to per 1, female adolescents aged 15–19 years, the United States continues to have one of the highest teen pregnancy rates among developed nations, and racial/ethnic and geographic disparities in teen birth rates persist.Because of the high rates and persistent disparities in teen births, teen pregnancy.In Nigeria, unintended intercourse is the primary cause of unwanted pregnancies, and many women with unwanted pregnancies decide to end them by abortion (Otoide, Oronsaye and Okonofua ).

It is an abomination in most cultures in Nigeria for a girl to marry with a pregnancy or to marry after giving birth to a child hence, the high rate of.

"Adolescent pregnancy is an important public health issue and this valuable, well-referenced book covers the risk factors, child-family outcomes, and prevention?.This is a very useful book for social workers and other professionals as a single source of current information about adolescent pregnancy and prevention.

--Doody's This new edition of Adolescent Pregnancy .