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“My Mother-in-law forbade me to take pills”

T Kakal, O Chatterjee, M B Hossain

Factors Driving Adolescent Pregnancies Among Young Women Clients From Health Clinics in Bangladesh

This study aims to explore factors associated with adolescent pregnancy using a qualitative lens and focuses on five different geographic regions in the country, namely Barisal, Cumilla, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, and Dhaka.

It adopted a qualitative research design. Accordingly, data was collected through in-depth interviews (IDIs) with adolescent girls who recently experienced an adolescent pregnancy, husbands and parents or in-laws of recently pregnant adolescent girls and key informant interviews (KIIs) with health workers and managers.

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