Teenage Pregnancy


It’s official: most teenagers are not having sex
Michelle A. Cretella | Jun 29 2016 | comment  
A new US government report indicates 6 out of 10 high school students never have.

Parental consent: required for minors’ use of birth control?
Tamara El-Rahi | Jun 19 2013 | comment  
Will the condition of parental consent increase or decrease teen pregnancies?

How “risk reduction” policies keep the cost of teen sex high
Carolyn Moynihan | Sep 3 2012 | comment  
Economics might not be the most obvious discipline for studying teenage sexual activity and its results, but the dismal science can, in fact, throw some light on what seems an intractable modern problem.

IUDs: the final solution for teen pregnancy?
Mariette Ulrich | Aug 10 2012 | comment  
Teenage pregnancy rates have declined by 40 per cent since 1990. Abstinence and the pill are both claimed to have played a role. But for those who use neither, certain experts propose a solution that takes the decision out of their hands. Doesn't this show more clearly than ever before the disregard for human dignity in the contraceptive approach?

Making 13-year-olds pregnancy-proof
Carolyn Moynihan | Feb 14 2012 | comment  
It was always obvious to any sane adult that giving contraceptives to teenagers would do next to nothing to stop them getting pregnant.
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