TITLE

Pregnancy project raises aspirations

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Children & Young People Now;4/3/2012, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of the teenage pregnancy reduction programme that aims to improve raise the aspirations of the youth and improve their wellbeing in London and North West England. Workshops are conducted to boost self-esteem and improve the sexual health literacy of youth people for 18 weeks. Out of almost 500 respondents, 95.6 per cent aged below 18 did not report pregnancy incident and 91 per cent believed that the programme taught them the realities of having babies.
ACCESSION #
75480339

 

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