Over 60% of girls in Ethiopia are married by the age of 18. Many don't have support in negotiating with their husbands and families to take control of their own fertility.
Tanzania's government must focus on the drivers of teenage pregnancy, which are entirely overlooked in current punitive policies, instead of expelling and arresting schoolgirls.
There isn't much space in Zambia's rural areas for open, judgement-free communication with friends and parents about sexual matters.
When and how teenage girls can consent to contraceptive implants.
Tanzania's laws about forcing girls to leave school if they're pregnant are out-dated and miss the point.
We're wildly off base when it comes to guessing crime rates and other important social matters, because we focus on the negative.
At a time when a new national school curriculum is starting its pilot phase in Kenya, a study shows the massive gaps in sexuality education programmes.
Electronic baby simulators given to schoolgirls as part of a sex education program may make teenage girls more, not less, likely to become pregnant, a new Australian study has found.
The messages that adolescents receive from sexuality education classes are frequently negative. It's time for the curriculum to become more empowering for learners and teachers.
Teenage pregnancy is a massive problem in Kenya. But for this to change, young women need access to information and education rather than moral lectures.
Young men are being forgotten when it comes to teenage pregnancy but helping them share responsibility could have a big impact.