Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Are you IN THE KNOW?


The term “teens” refers to 15–19-year-olds, unless otherwise specified.

Sexual Activity and Marriage Among Teens

When American teens have sex for the first time, is it typically with a significant other or a more casual acquaintance?


What is known about the age at first sex among female teens in developing regions?


Are teen marriage rates similar throughout the developing world?



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