The State of the World Population 2013: Motherhood in Childhood, Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy

The newest edition of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) flagship report The State of World Population 2013, titled Motherhood in Childhood: Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy, offers a wide range of insights on the impact that teenage pregnancies can have on the health of young girls, their education and their lives. In this publication, a certain number of necessary recommendations are made, more precisely actions that governments, civil society and international organisations can take to address the underlying causes of adolescent pregnancy in various contexts around the world.