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Research on adolescent pregnancy in Nepal

October 6, 2014

ASM Shahabuddin, researcher at the W&CHRC who is doing his PhD on adolescent pregnancy and maternal and new-born health care-seeking behavior of Bangladeshi and Nepalese adolescent girls has recently completed the first phase of his prospective qualitative study in Nepal. Shahab conducted several in-depth interviews and focus group discussions with stakeholders and adolescent girls in Banke, a district in the Mid-Western Region of Nepal with high adolescent pregnancy rates (>20%), over a period of 5 weeks.

Photo © Shahab: On the way back home from  Naubasta Health Post, Banke, Nepal.
Photo © Shahab: On the way back home from Naubasta Health Post, Banke, Nepal.