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Adolescent sexual and reproductive health

Adolescent pregnancy and contraception

This section summaries of published systematic reviews on adolescent sexual and reproductive health. This includes information on: effective practice in the field of adolescent health, pregnancy prevention, management of adolescent pregnancies, and sexually transmitted diseases (including HIV/AIDS).
A mother embraces her daughter,16, who sits on a stool outside their home in a slum area of Brazil.  Her daughter is pregnant with her third child.

Interventions for preventing unintended pregnancies among adolescents

An outreach worker discusses health issues with young people in Cambodia.

The effectiveness of adolescent reproductive health interventions in developing countries: a review of the evidence

 Students and an instructor teach younger adolescents about sexual health in their high school, Peru.

School-based teenage pregnancy prevention programs: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials