Title

Teen Pregnancy: Children Having Children in Tanzania

Document Type

Article

Department

School of Nursing and Midwifery, East Africa

Abstract

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.

Comments

This work was published before the author joined Aga Khan University.

Publication

SSRN Electronic Journal

Share

COinS