Adolescent pregnancy is global health problem not yet resolved in developing countries and some developed countries. The ignorance about sex education and reproduction among parents, adolescents and teachers increases the chances of copulatory relations and unwanted pregnancies. Socio-economic backgrounds, traditional gender roles, early marriage, peer pressure, isolation and rejection by parents are major factors contributing to teenage pregnancy. Teen pregnancy leads to major health risks both for mother and baby due to physiological and psychological immaturity. An online survey was conducted to analyze the thoughts of people from different places about the issues of teen pregnancy. In order to improve the quality of life of adolescents regarding teen pregnancy and its complication, provision must be made by creating awareness, implementing various policies and campaigns by government, non-judgmental approach from society and parental guidance.
Published Date: 2021-07-26; Received Date: 2021-07-05