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Dismantling Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Sexual Self-determination for Young People
August 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
It’s common to hear that teen parents “cost taxpayers a lot of money,” or that they “have ruined their lives”; yet these statements are part of teen pregnancy prevention models built on inaccurate information. Young people need high-quality reproductive health information and access to services to make real decisions about their bodies and lives—just not on the premise of preventing teen pregnancy. This interactive workshop will explore myths commonly associated with teen pregnancy.