Although Mexico has one of the largest economies in Latin America, persistent inequality presents major challenges to development. With more than 50% of the country’s total income held by the wealthiest 20%, access to education, employment, and health services—particularly for youth—remains out of...Read more
Although Mexico has one of the largest economies in Latin America, persistent inequality presents major challenges to development. With more than 50% of the country’s total income held by the wealthiest 20%, access to education, employment, and health services—particularly for youth—remains out of...Read more
Though lifetime fertility has fallen to 2.6 births per woman in the Dominican Republic, adolescents face limited access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. The adolescent fertility rate remains high, at 98 births per 1,000 women ages 15 to 19, and high rates of unintended...Read more
Though lifetime fertility has fallen to 2.6 births per woman in the Dominican Republic, adolescents face limited access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. The adolescent fertility rate remains high, at 98 births per 1,000 women ages 15 to 19, and high rates of unintended...Read more
In Panama, young people are routinely denied access to comprehensive sexuality education and health services that meet their real-life needs. As a result, teenage pregnancy rates remain high. Although the Panamanian government has outlined national health care standards, and signed on to several...Read more
In Panama, young people are routinely denied access to comprehensive sexuality education and health services that meet their real-life needs. As a result, teenage pregnancy rates remain high. Although the Panamanian government has outlined national health care standards, and signed on to several...Read more
Young people between the ages of 10 and 24 account for more than a third of the Bolivian population. The issues related to their sexual and reproductive health are staggering: • Every hour in Bolivia, three teenagers get pregnant. • One in five Bolivian youth are unaware of any contraceptive method...Read more
Young people between the ages of 10 and 24 account for more than a third of the Bolivian population. The issues related to their sexual and reproductive health are staggering: • Every hour in Bolivia, three teenagers get pregnant. • One in five Bolivian youth are unaware of any contraceptive method...Read more
In August 2008, at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, health and education ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean signed a historic agreement— the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” —to dramatically increase young people’s access to comprehensive...Read more
In August 2008, at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, health and education ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean signed a historic agreement— the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” —to dramatically increase young people’s access to comprehensive...Read more