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NI concern over teen mums

13th May 2008

Patricia Lewsley, the children's commissioner, has said that Northern Ireland's sexual health services for young people must be improved.

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She said the number of teenage mothers - 142 in 2007 - was "too high" and there had been an increase in the number of sexually-transmitted infections in young people. "There is no education or information for many of these young people in whatever arena they are in," she added.


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