The international evidence is clear.
Act for the prevention and solution of the adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559 (2016).
Teenage pregnancy is an issue of inequality affecting the health, well-being, and life chances of young women, young men, and their children. Consequently, high levels of teenage pregnancy are of concern to an increasing number of developing and developed countries.
This act deals with the problem of adolescent pregnancy in Thailand. It describes prevention and solution strategy for educational establishments, and defines powers and duties of the instituted "Prevention and Solution of the Adolescent Pregnancy Problem Committee".
The World Health Organisation, amongst others, recognises that adolescent men have a vital yet neglected role in reducing teenage pregnancies and that there is a pressing need for educational interventions designed especially for them.
This document sets out how we want to build on the key planks of the existing Strategy so that all young people: receive the information, advice and support they need – from parents, teachers and other professionals – to deal with pressure to have sex; enjoy positive and caring relationships; and