Teenage pregnancies are hindering Cambodia’s development as young mothers are unlikely to finish school and therefore lack job opportunities, government and U.N. officials said at the launch of a global report on adolescent pregnancies on Wednesday. “The Ministry of Women’s Affairs acknowledges that adolescent pregnancies have a serious impact on health, education and employment op*portunities,” Minister of Women’s Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi said at the launch of the global report Motherhood in childhood: Facing the challenge of adolescent pregnancy by the U.N.’s Population Fund (UNFPA). “Approximately 60 percent of our population is under the age of 30, so
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