Child marriage and adolescent pregnancy are tightly interlinked, especially due to poor family planning
Child marriage, adolescent pregnancy and family formation in West and Central Africa: Patterns, trends, and drivers of change
Among adolescent pregnancies in the developing world, 90 percent were to girls who were already married.
Fedd et al. | 2015
The case for investing in research to increase access and use of contraception
A data modeling exercise found that every dollar spent on adolescent family planning in Uganda could save $3 in reduced health costs, productivity increases, and other societal benefits.
Greene and Merrick | 2015