Last August, News Deeply published an article tackling the rising number of teenage pregnancies in the Philippines with data from various sources.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Ralyn stopped going to school at the age of 14, when her allowance from her mother, a laundry worker, wasn’t enough to cover school projects.
Embarrassed, Ralyn began to withdraw from group work at school until she eventually dropped out altogether. Around that time, a friend introduced her to Mario, a truck driver who was 10 years older than her. Now aged 17, Ralyn has a two-year-old daughter with Mario. Read more >
Author Ana P. Santos
News Site News Deeply
Date Published August 21, 2017
Article Link Philippines Sees Rise in Multiple Teen Pregnancies to Older Men
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