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On September 26, the National Day for the Prevention of Unplanned Pregnancy in Adolescents was commemorated in Mexico, so it is a good time to analyze its impact and costs. Teen pregnancy has consequences in different areas, such as people’s health, social development and economy, in addition to increasing social and gender gaps.
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According to figures from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) , Mexico ranks second in adolescent pregnancy, that is, of women between 15 and 19 years old. This situation …