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Costs of adolescent childbearing in Latin America and the Caribbean

Mayra Buvinić

Costs of adolescent childbearing in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Mayra Buvinić

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Published by International Center for Research on Women in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pregnancy in Adolescence -- Americas -- Tables.,
  • Social Problems -- Americas -- Tables.,
  • Socioeconomic Factors -- Americas -- Tables.,
  • Teenage pregnancy -- Caribbean area -- Economic aspects.,
  • Teenage pregnancy -- Latin America -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Mayra Buvinić.
    GenreTables.
    SeriesWorking paper / International Center for Research on Women -- no. 5, ICRW working paper -- no. 5.
    ContributionsInternational Center for Research on Women.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20644725M

    Save the Children recognizes adolescents and youth as social actors and agents of change, yet they often face significant rights violations and lack of access to education and other services. Save the Children programming prioritizes the needs of adolescents as one of the most excluded and vulnerable groups in the Latin America and Caribbean regions. Save the Children currently implements Caribbean children who were sexually active had their first sexual intercourse before the age of 10 (%) (WHO ) Sexual abuse and exploitation is one of the most common types of abuse in the Caribbean (PAHO, ). In the Caribbean region, CSA and exploitation is an escalating social problem (WHO ) The Caribbean has the earliest.

    The state of Texas has issued a Stay Home–Work Safe Order. We cannot accept orders for books or journals at this time. Readers may order directly from many independent bookstores via , , and bookstore websites, as well as through major online retailers. The rapid increase in public expenditures related to adolescent childbearing over the last five years is a function of: (i) the rapid increases in medical care costs (up 43%), (ii) federally mandated expansion of Medicaid eligibility, and (iii) the 30% increase in unwed teen births from to resulting from a 31% increase in the

    The adolescent fertility rate in Latin America and the Caribbean ranges from per women to per women during The total fertility rate in Latin America and the Caribbean has declined from births per woman s in to in in Latin America and the Caribbean) are unemployed and out of school. 12% 50% 50% 39% 22 MILLION SUPPORTING ADOLESCENT HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN The Johnson & Johnson Latin America & Caribbean Contributions Committee (LACC) partners with 34 organizations in 16 countries to support at-risk adolescents in the region.


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Costs of adolescent childbearing in Latin America and the Caribbean by Mayra Buvinić Download PDF EPUB FB2

Costs of adolescent childbearing in Latin America and the Caribbean. Washington, DC: International Center for Research on Women, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

The global adolescent pregnancy rate is estimated at 46 births per 1, girls, while adolescent pregnancy rates in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to be the second highest in the world, estimated at births per 1, girls aged years, second only to Sub-Saharan Africa, according to the report "Accelerating progress toward.

Adolescent childbearing is associated with lower educational attainment among mothers, Among the million women aged 15–19 in Latin America and the Caribbean, 33% ( million) need contraception because they are married, or are unmarried and sexually active, and do not want a child for at least two years.

This fact sheet was made. does early childbearing restrict women's social and economic opportunities. these questions are explored by examining the effects, first on marital status and family formation, and second on women.

Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement (Vol. 2): Teenage pregnancy book (English) Abstract. The pregnancy project sought to expose the existence, and challenge the validity, of stereotypes about Hispanic : Marta Favara, Joao Pedro Azevedo, Luis F.

Lopez-Calva, Miriam Muller, Sarah E. Haddock, Elizaveta Pe. adolescent childbearing, 52 percent of the sample, did not change over the year period. The rate of initia-tion of childbearing without a partner, however, was two times higher (12 percent) in the youngest cohort compared with the others.

Lastly, the Mexico study fol-lowed a. Teenage Pregnancy and Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean. Adding up the private and public costs of teenage childbearing: Some considerations 4.

POLICY OPTIONS Gender and Equity Group, Latin America and the Caribbean Region). The authors also. The Costs and Consequences of Teen Childbearing. Katy Suellentrop. Aug Spend the next few minutes talking about the costs and consequences of teen childbearing.

I’ll ask you to consider two groups that can be impacted, the teen mother herself and the children of teen mothers. In Central America, the prevalence of adolescent 4 childbearing is disproportionately higher among the most disadvantaged women: those who are poor, who live in rural areas, and who belong to.

adolescents aged 15–19 in Latin America and the Caribbean are unin-tended, and about half of these end in abortion. More than three-quarters of these abortions are unsafe.

Adolescents’ need for contraception Among the million women aged 15–19 in Latin America and the Caribbean, 33% ( million) need con. Every country in Latin America and the Caribbean has ratified the CRC and almost all have adapted their legislation to its spirit and text. New legislation in the region defines the child as any human being below the age of 12 or 14 years and the adolescent as any human.

Adolescent sexual activity and childbearing are of growing concern in Latin America and the Caribbean. Recent trends pose fundamental concerns about the health and education of teenage mothers; the health and social development of children born to these young women; the well-being of teenage men exposed to sexually transmitted diseases or who quit school to support young families; and society Cited by: THE LEGISLATIVE AND POLICY ENVIRONMENT FOR ADOLESCENT HEALTH IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN BY: Rosalía Rodriguez-García, MSc, PhD, Director, The GW Center for International Health Professor and Chair, Department of International Public Health School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University Jill S.

Russell, MHSACited by: 5. countries. In Latin America, where the level of teenage childbearing is moderate, declines are less prevalent and some small increases have occurred.

Higher education is associated with lower rates of adolescent childbearing, but other socioeconomic changes cancel. Teenage Pregnancy and Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean: On Teenage Fertility Decisions, Poverty and Economic Achievement. c b.

In the last decade, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have been moving in the right direction and the region has experienced important gains in gender equality of endowments (assets) and. – $ billion for increased costs for state prison systems (among adult sons of teen mothers) – $ billion in lost tax revenue due to lower taxes paid by the children of teen mothers over their own adult lifetimes.

Source: Hoffman, S.D., () File Size: 1MB. The Costs of Adolescent Childbearing: evidence from Chile, Barbados, Guatemala, and Mexico. Studies in Family Planning. 29(2): International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. childbearing in Latin America showed that younger adolescent mothers have shorter intervals until their next pregnancy and have more future births than older adolescent mothers (Buvinic ; see also Bumpass et al.Millman and Hendershot ).

Gender-based violence: Young women are more likely than older women to experience physical abuse. Latin America and the Caribbean have made slow progress in reducing adolescent childbearing, with the adolescent birth rate remaining high, at 73 births per 1, girls inand had only.

Author(s): Buvinić,Mayra Title(s): Costs of adolescent childbearing in Latin America and the Caribbean/ by Mayra Buvinić. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, DC: International Center for Research on Women, c.

Latina Adolescent Childbearing in East Los Angeles Paperback – January 1, by Pamela I. Erickson (Author)Author: Pamela I. Erickson. The annual birth rate has been on decline in Latin America and the Caribbean since Inthis region's birth rate amounted to an average of live births per 1, population, down.The countries of sub-Saharan Africa have the highest levels of adolescent childbearing in the developing world.

Mali and Niger have the highest rates. Latin America and the Caribbean region have the next highest levels. Five of the eight Asian countries represented have low-to-moderate rates.