News on Adolescent pregnancy

12 January 2007
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HANOI, Viet Nam — Swallowed cocaine pellets in Colombia and exploding trucks in Iraq may seem a world away from the struggles of rural migrants in Viet Nam, but internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Joshua Marston finds... Read more
20 February 2007
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Y-PEER (the Youth Peer Education Network) is an umbrella organization for groups that are working to reverse the AIDS pandemic in 22 countries through a wide variety of youth-to-youth projects. Y-PEER links and... Read more
15 January 2007
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ZINDER, Niger — Kouboura Moutari greets visitors to her home in the village of Madara with her fist raised in a power salute. Unlike most village girls, she is boldly confident when she speaks, with her head held high,... Read more
23 April 2007
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MESSOBO, Ethiopia — On the day of her graduation from the Berhane Hewan project, Yideneku Chanie got up especially early. After attending 18 months of classes at the project, she was awarded a certificate, along with a... Read more
6 April 2006
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BANGLADESH — Grinning with nervousness and excitement, a group of teenagers stands up and asks rapid-fire questions: What’s your name? How old are you? Are you married? How old were you when you were married? How and... Read more
20 December 2006
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MARGIBI, Liberia — Eyea Mulbah was only 14 years old when the rebels attacked her village, forcing her and her family to flee. In the confusion of the fighting she became separated from her brothers and parents and was... Read more
19 May 2006
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — On the third and final day of an official visit to Bangladesh, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, promised computers to a group of young people... Read more
12 October 2006
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MANILA, Philippines — “My advice to other teens is, ‘Think before you act." So says Janice Banaag, a new mother at 18. She used to counsel her peers about preventing unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted... Read more
10 August 2007
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QUITO, Ecuador — More women than ever are part of the job market in Latin America and the Caribbean – 33 million entered into the labour force between 1990 and 2004. However, their participation is limited by their... Read more
25 June 2007
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Two award-winning films produced with the support of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, underscore the challenges faced by girls growing up in two different parts of rural Africa. They... Read more

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