Across the country, minors are required to get parental consent for "non-emergency" medical care. But when there's no exception for pregnancy, teenagers suffer for it.
New research shows that teenagers in Australia have started smoking to reduce their baby's birth weight. Australian National University associate professor Simone Dennis explains why.
In Tanzania, girls are traditionally married off before they are 18. In childbirth, they routinely lack access to lifesaving cesareans and medical treatment. Despite this, young women are daring to dream for more.
With her ongoing photo series documenting the female residents of New South Wales, award-winning photographer Raphaela Rosella wants people to look beyond the stereotype of the young mother.
Economists found that '16 and Pregnant' and 'Teen Mom' contributed to a national drop in teen birth rates.