the 2010 teenage pregnancy strategy report: At age 30, teenage mothers are 22% more likely to be living in poverty than mothers bearing children aged 24 and over Teenage Pregnancy: Accelerating the Strategy to 2010. You can download this publication or order copies online at: www.teachernet.gov.uk/publication . Ministers committed to halve pregnancies among 15- to 17-year-olds in England from the 1998 rate of.. Fri 12 Feb 2010 16.15 EST First published on Fri 12 Feb 2010 16.15 EST. launching the teenage pregnancy strategy to address what it perceived as a critical social and economic problem..
The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy was a complex, intersectoral, and multicomponent intervention, informed by available evidence on likely effective strategies to reduce pregnancies, from inception throughout its funding period. There were three main components of the strategy n Following a report from the Social Exclusion Unit in 1998, the Teenage Pregnancy Unit was set up and a ten-year strategy and action plan was implemented 6 . n The target was to halve the under-18 conception rate by 2010 (from 46.6 per 1,000 in 1998) and t The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy in England, published in June 1999, is a multifaceted strategy that includes action to both halve the under 18 conception rate by 2010 and provide support to teenage parents to reduce the long term risk of socia Purpose: Teenage pregnancy is an issue of inequality affecting the health, well-being, and life chances of young women, young men, and their children. Consequently, high levels of teenage pregnancy are of concern to an increasing number of developing and developed countries. The UK Labour Government's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England was one of the very few examples of a nationally led.
As part of New Labour's commitment to reducing social exclusion, their Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (1999-2010) aimed to reduce teenage conceptions in England and Wales and to increase the participation of young parents in education, employment and training. The Coalition government, while discontinuing the Strategy, has increased the focus. In 2000 we welcomed the launch of the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy but felt the timescale for halving under-18 conceptions by 2010 was too short.Teenage pregnancy is closely interlinked with poverty which is a major issue to tackle in just one decade
The teenage pregnancy strategy was introduced in 1999 to support teenage parents, and to reduce the conception rate in this age group. The Government's target was to reduce the teenage pregnancy rate by 50% before 2010. Thus far, however, Office of National Statistics (ONS)figures do not show significant change.. Objective To re-evaluate the impact of England's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (1999 to 2010) on pregnancy and birth rates. Hailed as a unique, nation-wide, comprehensive, evidence-based intervention. This article begins with a description of how the United Kingdom Government's 10-year Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England (1999-2010) was designed and implemented and the impressive results it achieved. Using an analytic framework developed by the World Health Organization (WHO), it then analyzes what it took to make this happen
Accelerating progress to 2010 38 7. Support and Challenge 49 Annex 1 52 Annex 2 57 Annex 3 60 Contents. 1.1 Since the launch of the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy in 1999, steady progress has been made overall on reducing under-18 and under-16 conception rates, to the point where both are now at their lowest level for 20 years. But UK rates are. In 1998, the government of the UK set a target to halve the under-18 pregnancy rate by 2010. The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) was established to achieve this. The pregnancy rate in this group, although falling, rose slightly in 2007, to 41.7 per 1,000 women Sandwell produced a local Teenage Pregnancy Strategy and set a target to reduce teenage conceptions by 55% by the year 2010 to a target rate of 31.1 ( 364) from a1998 baseline rate of 69.1 (379. The overall pooled effect size showed that teenage pregnancy rates were 39% lower among individuals receiving an intervention than in those receiving standard practice or no intervention (relative risk 0.61; 95% confidence interval 0.48 to 0.77) In 1999, the UK Labour Government launched a 10-year Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England to address the country's historically high rates and reduce social exclusion. The goal was to halve the under-18 conception rate. This study explores how the strategy was designed and implemented, and the features that contributed to its success. This study was informed by examination of the detailed.
National Strategies<br />Teenage Pregnancy Strategy Beyond 2010.<br />Original aims to work with the cause and effect of teenage pregnancy.<br />A target of halving under 18s conception rates by 2010 using rates from 1998 as a base year.<br />To increase the number of teenage parents in education, training or employment to reduce long-term. year teenage pregnancy strategy for England (1999-2010): How was this done and what did it achieve? Alison Hadley1*, Roger Ingham2 and Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli3 Abstract Background: In 1999, the UK Labour Government launched a 10-year Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England to address the country's historically high rates and reduce social. Prevention of unplanned pregnancy in adolescents has become an international medical priority<br />Teenage Pregnancy Strategy was introduced in 1999, where they pledged to halve pregnancies for under-18s by mid-2010<br />The rate of teenage pregnancy is now 13.3% lower than it was in 1998. <br /> 10 However, the follow-up report 'Teenage Pregnancy Strategy: Beyond 2010 found that the overall conception rate had fallen by 13.3% since 1998, falling well short of the projected 50% reduction. However the DoH add that births to under-18s had fallen by 25% over this period (DoH, 2010).They also point to the increase in access to sexual health.
teenage pregnancy This document sets out how we want to build on the key planks of the existin Strategy so that all young people: • receive the information, advice and support they need - from parents, teachersand other professionals - to deal with pressure to have sex; enjoy positive andcaring relationships; and experience good sexual. Legacy Document for the 10 year teenage pregnancy strategy in Sandwell. Issuu company logo. Close. Try. Features Fullscreen sharing Embed Statistics Article stories Visual Stories SEO With the Government's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy coming towards its conclusion in 2010, this seminar will examine where we are in relation to the goal of halving the under-18 conception rate, and increasing the proportion of teenage parents in education, training or employment to 60% by the conclusion of the strategy
Teenage pregnancy prevention framework Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2018096 PDF , 1.06MB , 54 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology The government's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy represents the first coordinated attempt to tackle both the causes and consequences of teenage pregnancy. It has two targets: to halve the under-18 conception rate by 2010, and establish a firm downward trend in the under-16 rate; and to increase the participation of teenage parents in education, training or employment, to reduce their risk of long.
Following a report from the Social Exclusion Unit in 1998, the Teenage Pregnancy Unit was set up and a ten-year strategy and action plan was implemented (6). The target was to halve the under-18 conception rate by 2010 (from 46.6 per 1,000 in 1998) and to bring about a decline in the rate of conceptions to under-16s Teenage Pregnancy Reduction Plan 2014 to 2017 1. Introduction This plan sits under the sexual health strategy and sets out the boroughs plans to meet the challenges of reducing Teenage Pregnancy in Knowsley. The plan focuses on two main components; high-quality and comprehensive sex and relationship In 1999, the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England was launched, with the aim of halving the under-18 conception rate by 2010, from a baseline of 46.6 per 1,000 women. The evidence-based whole-system approach, alongside investment in contraceptive services, helped to achieve success in many local areas Sutton Teenage Pregnancy Strategy 2000-2010 Briefing Paper for the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee - 12 March 2009 1.0 BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT 1.1 In 1999 the Government's Social Exclusion Unit (SEU) published a major report on Teenage Pregnancy. The report looked at the reasons why Britain had th Background. Despite data from the UK that are consistent with a gradual decline in teenage conception rates, the UK continues to have the highest rate of teenage pregnancies in Western Europe.1, 2 Teenage pregnancies are a target within the England Teenage Pregnancy Strategy and their equivalents within the devolved governments of the UK.3-6 Teenage pregnancies have considerable impacts on.
In 1999 the government's ten-year national teenage pregnancy strategy was launched. The main aims of the strategy are to: Reduce the rate of teenage conceptions with the specific aim of halving the rate of conceptions among under-18's and to set a firmly established downward trend in the rate of conceptions among under -16's, by 2010 UNICEF is helping the government to narrow the gender gap in education. The National Strategy for Girls' Education is the overarching umbrella under which girls' education is promoted and coordinated. Issues such as gender-based violence, teenage pregnancy and child marriage are also addressed by the framework A reduction in the teenage pregnancy rate has been observed since the most recent peak in 2007. The latest National Progress Report outlines how the Scottish Government is working to support young people around pregnancy and parenthood, through the implementation of the Pregnancy and Parenthood in Young People Strategy as well as wider work.
. The strategy called on councils to lead local partnership boards and ring-fenced budgets were allocated to help tackle the issue. The ambitious target of halving teenage pregnancy by 2010 was set Teenage pregnancy Introduction Teenage pregnancy is defined as the number of conceptions per thousand young women under 18 years of age, which may lead to a live birth or termination of pregnancy. Whilst for some young women having a child can represent a positive point in their lives, for many others bringing up a chil The first major strategy was the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy launched in 1999, 3, 6 which set a target to reduce the rate of conceptions in girls <18 years of age by 50% by 2010. This was followed by the National Strategy of Sexual Health and HIV, which was launched in 2001 4 and aimed to modernize sexual health and HIV services in England The teenage pregnancy strategy Teenage conceptions and child birth are also proving a very hard nut to crack. It does not look as though the government targets are going to be met. Table 1 gives the England and Wales conception rates. The under 18 conception rate did fall after 1998 but there was little reduction i From 2010 to 2015, CDC, the federal Office of Adolescent Health (OAH), and the Office of Population Affairs collaborated to demonstrate the effectiveness of innovative, multicomponent, communitywide initiatives in reducing rates of teen pregnancy and births in communities with the highest rates, with a focus on reaching African American and Latino or Hispanic young people aged 15 to 19 years
There are numerous negative outcomes typically associated with a teenage pregnancy. Firstly, young age of pregnancy is associated with a greater likelihood of abortion. Secondly, if the pregnancy is continued, there might be an increased risk of foetal death and a greater risk of having a low birth weight baby The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy Refresh Meeting held December 2010 agreed to continue with the four priority areas as outlined in the original Reducing Teenage Conceptions Strategy agreed April 2009. The details underpinning these priority areas are detailed in the Teenage Pregnancy Action, Appendix 1. Priority areas for Torba The headline target was to halve the under-18 conception rate between 1998 (the selected baseline year) and 2010. A Teenage Pregnancy Unit (Unit) was established with cross-government funding to lead the implementation of the strategy, with a team combining civil servants and external experts drawn from the statutory sector and NGOs. The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England, which ran from 1999 to 2010, did help to reduce the under-18 conception rate to its lowest level for 40 years to 31,051
The reasons for a Teenage Pregnancy Strategy A key public health issue of health and educational inequalities Approximately 75% pregnancies were unplanned - with almost half leading to abortion Poor outcomes for young parents and their children Historically high rates compared with similar Western European countries and no sustained downward tren Purpose: Teenage pregnancy is an issue of inequality affecting the health, wellbeing and life chances of young women, young men and their children. Consequently, high levels of teenage pregnancy are of concern to an increasing number of developing and developed countries. The UK Labour Government's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England was one of the very few examples of a nationally led. Background Teenage pregnancy is a known social problem which has been previously described using a number of deprivation measures. This study aimed to explore the temporal patterns of teenage pregnancy in Aberdeen, Scotland and to assess the discriminating ability of three measures of socioeconomic status. Methods This was a population-based study from 1950 to 2010, using data from the.
The UK Labour Government's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England was one of the very few examples of a nationally led, locally implemented evidence-based strategy, resourced over a long duration, with an associated reduction of 51% in the under-18 conception rate. This article seeks to identify the lessons applicable to other countries teenage conception rates still further (e.g. DCSF & DoH, 2010). To do so requires a detailed understanding of the risk factors associated with teenage pregnancy - and the decision to continue with that pregnancy - but there is relatively little robust quantitative evidence on these issues Hadley A, Chandra-Mouli V, Ingham R. Implementing the United Kingdom Government's 10-Year Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England (1999-2010): Applicable Lessons for Other Countries. Journal of Adolescent Health. 24 May 2016
In 1999, the UK Government launched a strategy to reduce teenage pregnancy and geographical inequalities in teenage conception rates. This study investigates how associations between deprivation and under-18 conceptions, along with subsequent abortions, since changed as teenage pregnancy rates fell The Committee considered a briefing paper from Gill Mullinar, Sutton Teenage Pregnancy Strategy Coordinator on progress towards achieving the national target of reducing the rate of under 18 conceptions by 50% nationally (45% in Sutton) by 2010. The briefing note included information on (a) factors associated with high teenage pregnancy rates; (b) detailed data graphs showing under 18. Education - The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy, which ran from 1999 until 2010, emphasised improved sex and relationships education (SRE) and access to effective contraception. Those young people. 7 nstruction of Teenage Parenting in the The Co Republic of Ireland 147 Fiona McGaughey 8 rish Travellers and Teenage Pregnancy: A Feminist, I Cultural, Relativist Analysis 173 Kyla Ellis-Sloan 9 ersonal Decisions, Responsible Mothering: Un-picking P Key Decisions Made by Young Mothers 195 Pam Alldred and Nick J. Fo 2010 Meeting Name: Corporate Parenting Committee Report title: Draft Teenage Pregnancy Strategy Ward(s) or groups affected: All From: Assistant Director Children's Specialist Services RECOMMENDATIONS 1. (a) To note progress of Southwark's teenage pregnancy strategy and action plan for children in care
THE Assembly Government today announced a five-year blitz on teenage pregnancy rates, as health professionals warned girls as young as 13 are using the morning-after pill as contraception The Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group is being scrapped, together with the board of Teachers TV. 14 October 2010. QCDA exam quango to be scrapped. Published 27 May 2010 Staffordshire's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy sets the objective to: 1. Identify teenage pregnancy target locations and populations (hot-spots) where attention and effort for prevention will be concentrated. Key actions: • The TPPB will use nationally available data and local intelligence to identify th 9.05 - 9.15 The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy - a view from the Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group (TPIAG) Themes: How effective has the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy been in achieving i s goals - an independent appraisal f om the TPIAG. What more needs to be done and how can momentum be maintained looking towards the s rategy post 2010.
Labour's flagship £280 million strategy to cut the shameful number of teenage pregnancies has failed, ministers admitted yesterday. By Heidi Blake 25 February 2010 • 07:30 am Pregnant. The Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group released a new report saying teen pregnancies will rise unless the government takes new actions to curb them. ADVERTISEMENT But, a leading pro-life group saying spending more money promoting contraception and birth control is a failed strategy that won't reduce abortions The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy for England, which ran from 1999 to 2010, did help to reduce the under-18 conception rate to its lowest level for 40 years to 31,051. The latest figures from Public.. The then-government's 10 year Teenage Pregnancy Strategy launched in 1999 was described as the first coordinated attempt to tackle both the causes and the consequences of teenage pregnancy. Targets were set to halve the under-18 conception rate by 2010 and establish a firm downward tren Based on 65 interviews with professionals and parents conducted during 2007-2008, this 16‐month, mainly qualitative evaluation of Parentline Plus' Time to Talk Community Programme (a preventative initiative within England's teenage pregnancy strategy) found that a community development approach and an ethos of partnership with parents and professionals facilitated engagement
In previous reports, the Guttmacher Institute stated that the best strategy for decreasing teenage pregnancy is a multifaceted approach. Programs should aim at encouraging teenagers—especially the youngest ages—to postpone sexual activity and support youth who become sexually active during their teens to prevent pregnancy if and when they. 3.0 determinants of teenage pregnancy For each of the proximate determinants identiﬁed in the theoretical framework, appropriate statistical indices have been computed from the 2008 SLDHS data, to determine th What's Behind the Good News: The Decline in Teen Pregnancy Rates During the 1990s. National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy; 2001:1586710230. 54. Wertheimer RF, Jager J, Moore KA, Trends C. State Policy Initiatives for Reducing Teen and Adult Nonmarital Childbearing: Family Planning to Family Caps. Urban Institute; 2000. 55 In particular, the balance in the strategy between the twin aims of preventing teenage pregnancy and supporting teenage parents has been criticised for potentially stigmatising teenage mothers while offering too little real support (Arai, 2009; Duncan et al 2010)
Teenage pregnancy has become a very serious social problem in South Africa, and pregnancy under the age of seventeen has been viewed as a catastrophe for individuals, family and society (Greathead, 1998:21). According to Heaven (2001:176) teenage mothers are having more babies compared with a generation ago. Moreover, th A Review of Teenage Pregnancy in South Africa, Partners in Sexual Health, 2013 Page 6 Another important issue, which is seldom addressed in the literature, is the question of the role of the school in supporting a teenage mother as both a learner and a mother Teenage pregnancy can be a crisis for your teen and your family. Common reactions might include anger, guilt and denial. Your teen might also experience anxiety, fear, shock and depression. Ask what your teen is feeling and talk about what's ahead. Your teen needs your love, guidance and support now more than ever
The Manitoba teen pregnancy rates in 2010 were slightly lower than rates in England and Wales (54.6 per 1000), and the United States (57.4 per 1000) [ 16, 17 ] The Office of National Statistics (ONS) conception statistics are used to monitor progress towards the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy's target to halve England's under-18 conception rate by 2010, from a 1998 baseline. These statistics are part of a well established series, which are compiled by combining information from birth registrations and. Fathers are seen as feckless. This is reflected in New Labour's teenage pregnancy strategy, which understands teenage parents as victims of ignorance, mis-information, and low expectations. But a review of the research evidence finds that the age at which pregnancy occurs has little effect on social outcomes In England this led the previous Government to set a target to halve the teenage conception rate by 2010, when compared with 1998. Local authorities set ten year strategies in place, aiming to..
Teenage Pregnancy . Introduction . Teenage pregnancy has been a worldwide issue that needs to be confronted to mitigate the problems of maternal adolescent childbearing, especially in the third world countries. In fact, it has emerged to be one of the major public health problems in South Asia (Raj et al., 2010) and i A UK strategy designed to prevent unintended teenage pregnancy and improve outcomes for teenage parents has already implemented some of the findings from the review and identifies areas for future work to inform 'best practice' models (Wellings et al, 2005)
Teenage pregnancy increases when girls are denied the right to make decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and well-being. Girls must be able to make their own decisions about their bodies and futures and have access to appropriate healthcare services and education Sexual Health and Wellbeing for Wales Action Plan 2010-2015 ; The Welsh Assembly Government's Strategic framework for promoting sexual health in Wales sought to address the high rates of teenage pregnancy and increasing rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI's) in Wales.. The aims of the strategy were: To improve the sexual health of the population of Wales Keywords: teenage pregnancy, African American population, social learning theory, and phenomenological analysis. INTRODUCTION Teenage pregnancy is defined as a teenage girl, usually within the ages of 13-19, becoming pregnant. The term in everyday speech usually refers to girls who have not reache In the UK, the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy has championed improved access for teenagers to information and support relating to sexual health, including access to sexual health services providing contraception. Over the same period of time (since 1998), there has been a very significant reduction of around 50% in teenage Teenage pregnancy rates in the UK are currently at their lowest since records began; however, the UK still has the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Western Europe. A 10-year government strategy of halving teenage pregnancy from baseline rates in 1998 showed improvements by 2010, but significantly less than the target
This report summarises the findings of the 2013 Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey (SLDHS), carried out by Statistics Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation of Sierra Leone Increased access to EBC has been a key part of the Government's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy which was introduced in 1999 and aimed to halve teenage pregnancy rates by 2010. However, as funding and. Department for Education and Skills: Teenage Pregnancy: Accelerating the Strategy to 2010. 2006. Google Scholar 8. Department for Children Schools and Families: Healthy Child Programme: From 5-19 years old. 2009, London Central Office of Information. Google Scholar 9