The transition to becoming a parent for the first time is a time of rapid changes (sexual debut, first pregnancy, marriage, first birth, learning to care for a newborn), often within the space of a year. Globally, about 13 million adolescent girls (ages 15-19) and many more young women (ages 20-24) become parents every year.

South Africa has a high teenage pregnancy rate. Click below to read the whole article and access resources.

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