Latest UK Teenage Pregnancy Policy Stories

2009-11-13 13:26:03

Research: Teenage pregnancy and social disadvantage: Systematic review integrating controlled trials and qualitative studies Youth development programs that tackle deprivation and help children and young people enjoy school are successful in reducing teenage pregnancy rates, say researchers on bmj.com today. UK teenage pregnancy rates are the highest in Western Europe and there is widespread concern that policies to reduce teenage pregnancies are not working, say the authors. A recent...

2008-08-27 06:00:42

By John Roberts Education Correspondent It has publicly appealed to the Government to make classes on relationships and sexual health mandatory in every school.The call was made yesterday in a letter to a national newspaper signed by a group of Labour, Tory and Liberal Democrats MPs along with the Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group.The letter published in the Daily Telegraph says: "Ofsted have reported that the provision of good sex and relationship education is still very...

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