Teenage pregnancies still high despite education and free contraception

A professor from Nottingham is claiming that free contraception and sex education is not an effective combination when it comes to reducing the amount of teen pregnancies. Professor David Paton thinks that the current Government policies do not help reduce teen pregnancies. He thinks that instead of focusing on sex education and contraception the Government […]

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Free contraception and education having no effect on the number of teenage pregnancies

A study has recently been completed at Nottingham University by an industrial economics professor that has suggested that the number of teenage pregnancies is not particularly affected by the availability of free contraception or the quality of sex education. The study has been completed by David Paton and it has shown that since 1969 the […]

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Conflicting results published on underage and teenage pregnancies

Teenage pregnancy rates have long been a concern and it has even been suggested that young women should be given access to contraception from the age of thirteen. Yet it is hard to establish the true picture based on reports in the news media. Recently, two leading newspapers reported contrasting results for teen and underage […]

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