State of World Population 2013

No. of pages: 2

Publication date: 2013

Author: UNFPA

According to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, anyone under the age of 18 is considered a child. Children are granted special protections required by their age. Upholding these protections can help eliminate many of the conditions that contribute to adolescent pregnancy and mitigate the consequences to the girl, her household and her community. It would help end a vicious cycle of rights infringements, poverty, inequality, exclusion and adolescent pregnancy