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  • 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.

  • An image of a woman with text that reads 95% of survivors

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

  • Doctor shining light in patient's eyes
    47 Million

    Women with access to new prevention-related services without paying more

    Eight new services are available under the health care law, explains HHS Secretary Sebelius in her recent blog.  See all 22 covered services for women

  • Father lecturing teen boy with mother in background
    9%

    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.

  • Children in Child Care

    number of children under age 5 in some type of child care setting every week

  • Images of youth with text that reads "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.

  • Image of pregnant teen with text that reads 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.

  • Image of two teen girls with text that reads Hispanic and Black teen girls are about 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.

  • Image of a mother and a baby with text that reades 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.

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