Adolescents and teenage pregnancy are one of the most talked social issues in the modern societies of the world. However, the ratio of unwanted pregnancy among teens and adolescents may differ, comparatively in the developed and under developing countries of the word. This is not less than a blow to parents either a father or a mother when they have recently have come to know their young child has come with the news “I am pregnant”.
Stats says about Adolescents & Teens unwanted Pregnancy
Almost 38% of young tweens and teens have a child before they turn 15-18 out of high school, get them into trouble to get a reasonable job or secure future. On the other side, if girls move out from parents home then stats show that 68% of teens will end up mired below the poverty line.
US stats of Texas, Dallas County has spent $12 million paying for tweens and teen’s unwanted birth ages 15-19.
The UK has highest unwanted teenage Pregnancy Rate in Western Europe
The United Kingdom has still highest adolescents and teenage pregnancy rate in Western Europe, according to the “Office for National Statistics. The UK has lower teens and tweens pregnancy rates than just Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Hungry and Latvia that are comparatively far under developing countries compared to the United Kingdom.
States further stated that
In the year of 2014, UK had 6.8 per 1000 15-17 years old, as compared to the 1.1 in Denmark and 1.3 in the Netherlands.
“Figures are horrible to know that how much work still needs to be done” However, in many countries we have record high level of teenage and Adolescents unwanted pregnancy, but there are number of countries of Europe that have low level of teenage pregnancy”, Sexual Health charity FPA’s Head of Program Paul Casey stated that.