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Literature Review: Child Pregnancy Prevention Report - 487 KB
In Kenya, an estimated 14% of all births occur amongst teens aged 15-19 (Riley, 2019). The increased vulnerability of young girls since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic calls for more and better evidence-based action. This rapid literature review examines empirical evidence to understand which interventions can reduce the rate of child pregnancy in Kenya and recommend where additional data or evidence generation could answer remaining questions about what works.
The review reveals the following interventions as effective in preventing child pregnancies in Kenya:
As such, the authors recommend some of the following measures and interventions as key for preventing child pregnancy in Kenya:
22 March 2022
26 June 2020