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International Conference on Family Planning 2022

IPPF Americas and the Caribbean Region (IPPF ACRO) was well represented at this year's International Conference on Family Planning in Thailand
"The jungle has the highest rates of teen pregnancies and death during childbirth in Peru," said Stefanie. "These are national problems that affect the most vulnerable people. It was a wake-up call for me."

27 February 2014

Latin America and the Caribbean has the second highest rate of adolescent pregnancies in the world. Nearly 40% of women become pregnant before the age of twenty, and 1 in 5 births are to adolescent women. Pregnancy is the leading cause of death for women ages 15-44 years old.

"The jungle has the highest rates of teen pregnancies and death during childbirth in Peru," said Stefanie. "These are national problems that affect the most vulnerable people. It was a wake-up call for me."

27 February 2014

Latin America and the Caribbean has the second highest rate of adolescent pregnancies in the world. Nearly 40% of women become pregnant before the age of twenty, and 1 in 5 births are to adolescent women. Pregnancy is the leading cause of death for women ages 15-44 years old.

"The jungle has the highest rates of teen pregnancies and death during childbirth in Peru," said Stefanie. "These are national problems that affect the most vulnerable people. It was a wake-up call for me."

27 February 2014

Latin America and the Caribbean has the second highest rate of adolescent pregnancies in the world. Nearly 40% of women become pregnant before the age of twenty, and 1 in 5 births are to adolescent women. Pregnancy is the leading cause of death for women ages 15-44 years old.

"The jungle has the highest rates of teen pregnancies and death during childbirth in Peru," said Stefanie. "These are national problems that affect the most vulnerable people. It was a wake-up call for me."

27 February 2014

Latin America and the Caribbean has the second highest rate of adolescent pregnancies in the world. Nearly 40% of women become pregnant before the age of twenty, and 1 in 5 births are to adolescent women. Pregnancy is the leading cause of death for women ages 15-44 years old.