Adolescent Pregnancy and Its Impact on the Prevalence of Stunting: Programmatic Considerations for Food for Peace Programs that Aim to Reduce Stunting

Cover of briefData show that adolescent pregnancy is widespread across the countries where the USAID/Office of Food for Peace (FFP) implements development and emergency food security activities—which increases risk of childhood stunting and mortality for mother and child. In light of these challenges, this brief describes promising evidence of what is working that FFP can implement, including changing community attitudes toward early marriage and providing adolescents with life skills and livelihoods.

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