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  • United Nations Population Fund

    The United Nations Population Fund

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  • The Mental Health of Teenage Mothers Matters

    The Mental Health of Teenage Mothers Matters

    Teenage mothers face plenty of challenges, from dealing with the shame and stigma of an unplanned pregnancy to finishing school and finding employment. But many must also deal with the challenges of mental illness. Researchers have found that twice as many teen moms are at risk of developing postpartum depression (PPD) as their older counterparts. And nearly three times as many teens with mental illness get pregnant as adolescents without a disorder. Related: Need For Care Assistant for New Mother “While it is important to recognise the many challenges faced by young mothers and their children, it is essential that the

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  • Faith, Family and  Hard work Most Valued by Ugandan Youth

    Faith, Family and Hard work Most Valued by Ugandan Youth

    From the Uganda Youth Survey Report conducted by the Aghan University, despite the high level of unemployment among the youth in Uganda,   they are willing to be part of the solution by creating jobs through entrepreneurship. The study also reveals that many hold beliefs that make them vulnerable to corruption and political manipulation and that risk undermining democracy and good governance. While the findings may seem contradictory – hopeful and depressing – there is an opportunity to focus on developing and channeling the strongly held positive values of  faith, family, hard work. The strongly held values of faith, family, hard

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