Teenage pregnancy presents an increased health risk for both the young mother and her baby. Choose a developing country setting and describe and discuss the current situation for adolescent mothers within that setting. Your essay should include the following information:
• The social and cultural features that lead to adolescent pregnancy Include issues of gender, family, education, employment prospects etc. Support your statements with research.
• What, if any, prevention strategies have been implemented? Provide analysis and critique of promising programs aimed at reducing pregnancy related mortality and morbidity among young women.