Here's What It's Like to Argue Before a Judge That You Should Be Able to Get an Abortion Without Telling Your Parents
Most states require parents to be notified or provide consent for a minor to have an abortion, with exceptions for youths who fear abuse as a result. A new study offers a glimpse into what it's like to try to secure an exception.
Girls in the Ivory Coast Share the Burden of Teenage Pregnancy
An unplanned child used to derail the education of girls in the country, but a new approach is helping young mothers stay in school.
Colorado May Have Just Put Abstinence-Only Education to Bed Once and for All
Contraception works, especially when it's free. Abstinence, not so much.
Teenage Pregnancy as Moral Panic: Problems With New York's Campaign
New York's public health campaign could encourage moral outrage, hostility, and volatility toward young, predominantly impoverished girls of color.
Pediatrics group: Let teens have birth control for when they need it
The American Academy of Pediatrics says docs should pre-prescribe Plan B birth control to girls under 17.
Prenatal and Postnatal Care Prevent Aggressive Behavior Later
Government investment in prenatal and postnatal health care could help prevent violent behavior later in life, researcher says.
The Lessons of Gloucester, or It’s About Gender, Stupid
A 'pregnancy pact' among high school sophomores suggests conventional sex education has some explaining to do. An international consultant on adolescent sexual health offers direction for where changes should be heading.