Quick Facts

    • 1 out of 4

      newly infected with HIV in the United States are between the ages of 13 and 24.

      FYSB’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention grantees use the most effective, culturally appropriate programming to help young people stop the spread of HIV.

    • 81% of women

      who experience rape, stalking or physical violence by an intimate partner report health impacts such as PTSD symptoms and injury.

    • 1 in 4 women

      is the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime.

    • An image of a large group of people and text that reads 12 million women and men

      are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States every year.

    • 95% of survivors

      report being more hopeful about the future after seeking and receiving help from a domestic violence program.

    • about 44% of girls and 27% of boys

      ages 15-19, have spoken with their parents about both abstinence and birth control.

      About 65% of girls and 53% of boys received formal sex education on both topics, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

    • Girls Born to Teen Parents are Almost 33%

      more likely to become teen parents themselves.

      FYSB and its partners at OAH, CDC, and the Indian Health Service are educating young people to end the cycle of teen pregnancy.

    • Hispanic and Black Teen Girls are Almost 2-3 Times

      more likely to give birth than white teen girls, according to the CDC.

      FYSB's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets youth who are homeless, in foster care, living in rural areas, or from minority groups.

    • Only 50% of Teen Mothers

      receive a high school diploma by age 22, compared to nearly 90% of women who did not give birth during adolescence.

      FYSB's adolescent pregnancy prevention grantees give young people the tools they need to postpone parenthood.