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Latest items for CBMC-DATA-1

Dec. 6, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The Committee is concerned, however, at: (a) The high rate of teenage pregnancy, resulting in girls dropping out of school, and the limited evaluation of the adolescent mothers programme, meaning that no representative data exist to determine its effectiveness in preventing a second pregnancy in adolescents" (page 9).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"There is a high rate of girls under 14 giving birth, some as young as 10" (para 7). "A quarter of Ugandan women will have a child by 19. On average, they don’t start seeking contraception until they have at least two kids" (para 9).
Oct. 28, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
Countries: Guatemala
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Oscar [Observatory on Sexual and Reproductive Health of Guatemala] said it was only one of 2,102 pregnancies involving girls, aged between 10 and 14, between January and July this year in the country. And another 59,584 teenage girls, aged 15 to 19, became pregnant over the same period" (para 8-9).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

Table on page xix, 'Indicators for following-up with the millennium development goals disaggregated by gender,' indicates that the adolescent birth rate is: 55.1% in Moroni, 69.8% in other cities, 65.8% in all urban areas, 72.3% in rural areas and 70.3% overall (page xix). "The fertility of married women differs very little from that of the national average, except at the youngest ages where the percentage of unmarried women is still significant. In Comoran society, children born outside of marriage are not highly regarded: fertility is generally legitimate. As such, 57% of currently married women age 15-49 years have already had at least one child versus 10% for all women in...more
Sept. 14, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Countries: Maldives
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The Ministry of Law and Gender stated...underage marriage and pregnancy were major concerns. Three cases of underage pregnancy were reported to the ministry from January through September 2014" (21).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Human rights groups expressed concern over levels of child pregnancy throughout the country. UNICEF’s 2013 State of the World’s Children reported that 28 percent of women 20 to 24 years of age gave birth before age 18" (22).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"...rates of sexually transmitted diseases and teenage pregnancy among the indigenous population were higher than among the general population" (15).
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"However, the Committee is deeply concerned about the increasing number of teenage pregnancies causing high rates of school dropout" (7).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"According to a World Health Organization report, the country has the second highest number of teenage births among Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries" (40).
Sept. 5, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"It also welcomes the adoption of the Prevention and Solution of the Adolescent Pregnancy Problem Act, which aims at reducing the high rates of teenage pregnancy and of girls who drop out of school as a consequence" (10).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"...high rates of adolescent pregnancy (166 per 1,000 women ages 15 to 19 between 1999 and 2012)..." (16).
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SMES-DATA-3, CBMC-DATA-1

“Of the 33.4 million households with children under 18, 22.3 million are headed by married couples, 8.4 million by single mothers, and 2.7 million by single fathers” (95)
Aug. 28, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The Committee remains concerned (see CEDAW/C/MLI/CO/5, para. 27) at the extremely low completion rate for girls at the secondary level owing to, among other things, . . . early pregnancy" (page 9).
Aug. 20, 2018, 11:08 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, CBMC-DATA-1, ABO-DATA-1

". . . early pregnancies, unsafe abortions and HIV/AIDS infections are increasing, in particular among adolescent girls" (page 11).
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The Committee also expresses its concern about the high rate of early pregnancy, especially among Uruguayans of African descent and those living in rural areas and deprived urban areas" (page 12).
July 6, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Another census indicator shows the percentage of adolescent women (15-19 years of age) who are mothers: in 2011 it was 9 per cent for those of non-African descent and 14.6 per cent for those of African descent (Table 49)" (page 35).
June 28, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

" . . . (c) The high number of teenage pregnancies, often resulting from rape and sexual abuse" (page 12).
June 26, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"While New Zealand’s rates of unplanned teen pregnancy have reduced, they have remained in the top five in the OECD for over a decade. Among women aged 15-19 years, births and induced abortions have fallen from 8,705 pregnancies in 2009 to 4,742 pregnancies in 2014. The percentage of teen births, compared to all births in New Zealand, fell from 7.6 per cent in 2009 to 5.9 per cent in 2013, the lowest ever recorded. Māori teen birth rates are declining, reaching 51.7 per 1,000 women aged 15-19 years in 2014, down from 81.9 in 2009. This general decline in New Zealand teen birth rates is consistent with international trends. The...more
April 17, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"In Tanzania, 27% of women age 15-19 have begun childbearing: 21% have given birth, and an additional 6% are pregnant with their first child (Table 5.11). Trends: Teenage childbearing has been relatively steady over the last decade. The percentage of teenagers who had a child or who were pregnant was 26% in 2004-05, after which it decreased to 23% in 2010, then increased to 27% in 2015-16. Teenagers in rural areas are considerably more likely to have begun childbearing than their urban peers: 32% of rural teenagers have had a live birth or are pregnant, compared with 19% of urban teenagers. Teenage childbearing is much higher in Tanzania Mainland than...more
March 30, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"That there are high rates of teenage pregnancy" (12).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"For 2013 the statistic on pregnant adolescents remains at 31.63 per cent in relation to total pregnancies among women age 20 and over" (31).
March 13, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Few teenagers today have children. Most teens who do become pregnant choose to have an abortion. In 2013, 19 women aged 15 or younger and 162 women aged 16-17 gave birth to a child. These accounted for 0.3 per cent of all births" (33).
March 7, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The teenage pregnancy rate (i.e. Number of teenage pregnancies as a % of the total pregnancies) has shown a decreasing trend over the last five years, 7.7 per cent in 2007 to 5.3 per cent in 2013" (22).
Nov. 10, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1, AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Between 2013 and 2015, one out of every three pregnancies was to an adolescent mother, according information from the Ministry of Health" (p 4)
Aug. 31, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"14% of girls in the study had had one or two pregnancies between the ages of 14 and 17" (para 8).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in … Indonesia” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in … Saudi Arabia” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are … Sweden (55 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in … India” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in China” (para 12).