Pregnant and Parenting Teens | American Civil Liberties Union - teen pregnancy civil rights

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Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers | HRW teen pregnancy civil rights


Pregnant and parenting teens face enormous challenges in accomplishing their educational goals. Approximately 70 percent of teenage girls who give birth leave school, and, evidence suggests that illegal discrimination is a major contributing factor to this high dropout rate.

Adolescent pregnancy is related to a “whole string of human rights violations” and so it must gain more attention in global development policy.

Human Rights Watch has called on governments.