Sydney Morning Herald, 5 Nov 2015 Number of our teen mums at record low.
The Age, 25 October 2015 Teenage and pregnant, why we let it happen
Herald Sun, 12 Oct 2015 – Unplanned pregnancies linked to inequality, sexual coercion, living in rural areas and men being born overseas – national survey
The Age, 13 Sept 2015 Pregnant students face social stigma, lack of support and career dilemmas
The Age, 6 July – Push to address teenage pregnancies leads to 40 per cent drop – Colorado study of providing free long acting birth control to teenagers and poor women
The Conversation, 3 Jul 2015 David Rhodes, Senior Lecturer Edith Cowan Uni. Rational, modern sex education is a must for all Aussie kids, includes national curriculum content on sex, sexuality and healthy relationships, sexuality influence on health etc.
Hobart Mercury 15 October 2015 School’s in for young mums as they complete their TCE
The Age, 5 Oct 2014 – Teens having sex earlier: study
Herald Online Journal, Oct 2014 News of new centre Port School Port is an independent school for at risk students (years 8 to 12) who may not be suited to mainstream school settings. It utilises a number of effective techniques to engage with these students, including smaller class sizes and excursions.
The Age 13 Aug 2014 – Teenage STI rate has plummeted since vaccine – The incidence of genital warts among teenage girls has plunged since schools introduced the human papilloma virus vaccination program. The largest assessment of the vaccine since schools started routinely offering it to Year 7 girls in 2007 recorded a 90 per cent drop in genital warts among 12- to 17-year-old girls in the first four years of the program and a 73 per cent drop among 18- to 26-year-old women.
News Ltd, 4 Aug 2014 XL Love: Obese teens more likely to have risky sex and unsatisfactory encounters according to Sarah Varney’s book (NY Post)
The Daily Telegraph, 7 December 2013, Sam Maiden Why the $12 abortion pill RU486 costs Australian women $500
The Guardian 3 Aug 2011 Abortion – Pregnancy Counselling Centres found wanting