Teen Pregnancy: Children Having Children in Tanzania
School of Nursing and Midwifery, East Africa
Adolescent pregnancy is a worldwide problem. In Sub-Saharan Africa, increasing number of girls are becoming mothers by the age of 18 years old.Tanzania as one of the country in Sub-Saharan Africa, teen pregnancy is a very big problem among adolescent girls. Pregnancy during adolescent has been associated with school drop out among girls in Tanzania.The purpose of this paper is to construct and describe the conceptual framework on factors contributing to Teen Pregnancy in Tanzania and propose the way forward.
Publication (Name of Journal)
SSRN Electronic Journal
Mbelwa, C., Isangula, K. (2012). Teen pregnancy: Children having children in Tanzania. Available at SSRN 2028369.