United States


As a leading authority on teen reproductive health, the Guttmacher Institute estimates national and state-level teen pregnancy rates; documents teens’ access to sexual and reproductive health information and services; and promotes fact-based, comprehensive sex education and youth-friendly, confidential services.


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We need to focus on the context of teen sex. Research shows that teens are more likely to use contraception when they have consensual sex in an established relationship with a similar age partner.