Mexico - where since 2000 the number of pregnancies among girls aged 12 to 19
years is increasing -young people abandoning their studies due to maternity is becoming
a serious problem. The figures hover around 40 percent for the middle-upper
studies and around 20 for the upper ones. According to the National Research on
abandonment, shame and prejudice are the causes that lead to the withdrawal of
adolescent girls. Scholarships available for young mothers are insufficient.
For this reason, the students of the Faculty of Law of the University Juarez (
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