To reduce the rate of teen pregnancies and increase parents, teenagers and community knowledge on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
Child, early and forced marriage, which can be both a cause and a consequence
Lack of education or dropping out of school which renders teen girls very vulnerable to engage in unprotected sex due to redundancy
Limited knowledge, information and skills about SRHR. Young Rwandan adolescents have limited access to information influences adolescent decisions regarding sexual intercourse and early pregnancies.
The media and social media influence: The social media and media displaying too much sex scenes are also the main factors that influence teenage pregnancy.
Poverty as an Influence on Teenage Pregnancy: Poor girls are easily tempted by “Sugar-daddy”.
Cultural beliefs and silence: Local communities still believe that it is taboo to talk about sex with young people due to negative social norms attached.
Lack of Parental Guidance and communication between child-parent: Parents have no culture of conversing with their children on sexual reproductive health & rights.
Inadequate access to services tailored to young people
Family, community and social pressure to marry