Mexico's Controversial New Anti-Teen Pregnancy Campaign
Critics say the campaign subtly pushes abstinence—a controversial approach for this country's government.
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The campaign’s message: “A pregnancy before 20 years of age possesses greater risks for your health.”
Critics claim the new anti-teen pregnancy campaign is inappropriately pushing a message of abstinence.
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Mexico's teen pregnancy rate has dropped from 119 pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15 to 19 in 1982, to 69.5 pregnancies per thousand, according to a 2009 survey.
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