Essays about: "teenage mothers"

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  1. 1. Assessing the Relationship between Christian Congregations and Teenagers Infected with HIV as Infants: a Qualitative Study in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Marie Kristin Pauline Kalender; [2019]
    Keywords : HIV AIDS; teenagers; Christian; church; South Africa;

    Abstract : Problem: With 20% being infected, South Africa still has the highest HIV prevalence worldwide, implying a large number of children being infected as infant over the past decades. Nowadays, many of these infants are in their teenage years. Little research has been conducted about those adolescents. READ MORE

  2. 2. I've become hopeful again : A qualitative study of how the work of NGOs can be beneficial for teenage mothers in the Philippines.

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola/Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap; Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola/Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap

    Author : Riddi Durrani; Amanda Nielsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Teenage pregnancies; NGO; empowerment; Philippines; stigmatization;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine how the work of NGOs can be beneficial for teenage mothers’ in the Philippines. We wanted to study why they sought support of an NGO and how their lives were impacted after they made contact with an NGO. Teenage pregnancy rates have been rising in the Philippines and mostly affect the young mothers negatively i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implications of teenage pregnancy and motherhood for girls’ educational opportunities - A case study in Kamakwie, Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Caroline Björkdahl; [2018]
    Keywords : teenage pregnancy; education; empowerment; inclusive development; Sierra Leone; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sierra Leone struggles with one of the world’s highest rates of teenage pregnancy. Reducing the rate of teenage pregnancy and ensuring access to education for all are key to achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Because their feet also used to be swollen... For those people their feet don’t use to fit in the shoes, so they used to tease them.” : - A qualitative study on the experience of being a pregnant teenager and young mother in Rundu, Namibia.

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för socialpedagogik och sociologi

    Author : Jonna Samuelsson; [2012]
    Keywords : Namibia; teenage pregnancy; teenage mothers; social exclusion; stigma; intersectionality; peer pressure; Namibia; tonårsgraviditet; tonårsmammor; social exklusion; stigma; intersektionalitet; grupptryck;

    Abstract : Namibia, as most countries on the African continent, is facing a high rate of teenage pregnancies. It is one of the biggest social issues challenging contemporary society, contributing to social problems such as illegal abortions, baby dumping and suicide attempts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teenage Motherhood in the United Kingdom and Sweden - A Comparative Research Synthesis

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Karin Kjellman; [2009]
    Keywords : Teenage Motherhood; Social Support; Social Exclusion; UK; Sweden;

    Abstract : This comparative research synthesis examines teenage motherhood in the UK and in Sweden. The UK has the highest rate of teenage motherhood in Western Europe and Sweden has the lowest. Firstly, the article examines the reasons as to why the rates differ to such an extent between these countries. READ MORE