National Adolescent Fertility Study

No. of pages: 128

Publication date: 2016

Author: UNFPA, Ministry of Health and Child Care, ZNFPC

Publisher: UNFPA Zimbabwe

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The National Study on Adolescent Fertility was conducted to have a better understanding of adolescent
pregnancy, which is on the increase. The objectives of the study were to: (i) assess the level of adolescent
pregnancies in Zimbabwe; (ii) assess the factors significantly contributing towards adolescent pregnancy in
Zimbabwe; (iii) establish the consequences of adolescent pregnancy; and (iv) to provide recommendations for
future programming on reducing adolescent fertility in Zimbabwe.