Of young men between ages 12 and 16 in 1996 became fathers before turning 20
According to new estimates from the Child Trends Research Brief, which presents some information about characteristics of teen fathers at the birth of their first child.
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.
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.
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.
Nationwide are mothers of minor children, according to the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women. A recent publication reveals ten truths that matter when working with "justice involved" women.
Average monthly child support payment
Or $5,150 per year, according to Support Providers: 2010, the new Census Bureau statistics in the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
compared to 10% for those who are housed.
FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program works to get young women off the streets and into shelter.