Reviving Interest in Policies And Programs to Help Teens Prevent Repeat Births

Dailard, Cynthia
June 2000
Adolescent Care Standards & State CHIP Efforts;Jun2000, p1
Health Report
The article reports on the plan of the federal government in the U.S. to promote abstinence-only education to dissuade young people from initiating sex. It states that the initiative aims to prevent teens from first pregnancy. It cites that the government is proving services to pregnant and teenage parents to avoid second pregnancy. It also mentions that the research conducted by the Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) suggests that teen pregnancy declined by 17 percent.


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