Kōrero: Child and youth health

Teenage mums, 2008

Teenage mums, 2008

In the 2000s New Zealand had a high teenage birth rate compared to other developed countries. In 2008, 18-year-olds Natalie Jury (left, with son Dontay) and Becca Duffy (with daughter Charlie) studied at the Ministry of Education-funded teen-parent unit in Mt Eden, Auckland. They both said sex-education classes at their previous schools were of poor quality.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Steven McNicholl

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Youth health issues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30329/teenage-mums-2008 (accessed 28 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018