Why is teenage pregnancy rate high in Kyrgyzstan?

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Regions: Kyrgyzstan
Topics: Human Rights
Format: Infographic

While the teen birth rate is decreasing globally, in Kyrgyzstan it is still on a high level.

What are the reasons for that? First of all, low use of contraception: only 1 out of 10 teens in union has safe sex. Secondly, poverty: the tendency shows the poorer a region is the higher birth rate is reported. Finally, Kyrgyzstan has the highest number of early marriages in Central Asia.

Regions: Kyrgyzstan
Topics: Human Rights
Format: Infographic

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