Source: The Atlantic
A quick rundown of teen pregnancy rates in the US versus the world, highlighting the major factors that drive those differences; among them, culture, poverty and religion. Interestingly enough, parents’ attitudes towards teen sexuality might be huge factors in teen pregnancy, as explained in the brief.
California had one o the highest teen pregnancy rates across the nation and was able to reduce cases by 60 percent after it began teaching sex-ed in schools. Currently, only 24 states requires sex-ed and 18 requires teens learn about contraceptives.
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