adolescents - updates

Rappler's latest stories on adolescents


Hontiveros sponsors bill to curb teen pregnancies

Jul 31, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Failure to address the issue of teenage pregnancy would be a 'lose-lose situation for everybody,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros

UN agency: Harnessing young girls' potential key for PH

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:45 PM

They hold enormous opportunity to transform the future of the Philippines but this can only happen if they have the right information and skills says UNFPA Country Director Klaus Beck

Over 1 in 10 teenage girls have already experienced giving birth, according to the Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study in 2013.

Most Filipinos want candidates to prioritize family planning – survey

Mar 29, 2016 - 12:45 PM

A Pulse Asia poll shows 8 out of 10 Filipinos believe candidates should include family planning in their program of action while 9 out of 10 want the government to allocate funding for family planning services

Teen pregnancy down in Asia-Pacific, except PH – report

Feb 03, 2016 - 1:13 PM

There s been little change in the number of teenage pregnancies in the Philippines says a UN agency

Smoking among Australian youth hits record low: study

Jan 28, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The decline is applauded as a success story with plain cigarette packaging laws and higher prices credited as factors according to a report published in the Public Health Research and Practice journal

TEEN SMOKING DOWN. A cigarette pack with plain packaging is displayed at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 15 August 2012. File Photo by Lukas Coch/EPA

The teenage clock

Oct 02, 2015 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Despite the seemingly adult ish appearance behind the teenage skull is another story

Celebrating hope, resilience: Preventing teen depression and suicide

Sep 24, 2015 - 3:42 PM

The I am OK symposium aims to promote strengths based approaches towards personal growth and depression and suicide prevention management

From girlhood to rulehood

Aug 13, 2015 - 8:13 AM

Why are there so many rules meant to protect the honor of girls by controlling them but no rules for the boys who dishonor them?

Final MDG report: Literacy up, but 57M kids still out of school

Jul 16, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Only Eastern Asia and Northern Africa have reached universal or nearly universal enrollment in primary education

CHILDREN IN CONFLICT SITUATIONS. Displaced Yemeni children who fled their areas affected by fighting and airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, live at a shelter inside a school turned temporary evacuation center in Sana’a, Yemen, 11 June 2015. File photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

[Bodymind] The teenage brain

May 30, 2015 - 7:00 PM

While teens may be frustrating to us think of how frustrating we and the rest of the world can be to them

The case of the missing teenage brain

May 22, 2015 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Why do teenagers generally have very unique self defeating solutions to their own self formulated problems?

Sexuality and a girl's bits and pieces

Mar 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Vagina penis nipples Were these words forbidden in your childhood?

Girls, blood, sex: A hard look at menstruation

Feb 24, 2015 - 5:51 PM

Sex and pregnancy for some will always be a mystery only meant to be solved later on in life Or sometimes earlier but only by accident

NYC to DOH: Stop 'Gaga Girl, Bobo Boy' video

Dec 04, 2014 - 12:58 PM

The National Youth Commission wants the video permanently removed from various official platforms and stop its distribution

Education for all by 2015? Not happening, says Unesco

Apr 10, 2014 - 1:09 PM

According to the UN agency countries still lagging behind their goals must spend more on education

The prom you’ve always wanted

Apr 03, 2014 - 8:00 AM

If given the chance to go to the prom again under different circumstances would you?

'Let it go' - how to deal with cyber bullies

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:58 PM

Sometimes the best thing to do about cyber bullies is to do nothing at all

Number of adolescents with HIV jumps by one-third: UN

Nov 25, 2013 - 10:46 PM

More than two million adolescents aged 10 to 19 are infected by the HIV virus

RISING NUMBERS. According to the WHO, the failure to provide proper adolescent-focused programs led to a 50% increase in reported AIDS-related deaths in the age group from 2005 to 2012

[Dash of SAS] Open Sex

Jul 11, 2012 - 7:06 PM

Guys girls moms and members of the LGBT community discuss why sexual health is everyone’s concern