Let´s talk - Preventing teenage pregnancyCountries: France, United Kingdom
Border(s): France-United Kingdom,
Interreg IIIA - France-United Kingdom
- Cross-border maritime cooperation
Lead partner: Kent County Council
In both France and Great Britain, the teenage pregnancy rate is particularly high. The project aims to enhance cooperation in order to reduce this figure, to carry out prevention measures, to develop methodologies and joint actions, and so on.
- Conseil Général de la Somme (the Departmental Council of the Somme)
- Comité Régional d´Éducation pour la Santé (the Regional Committee of Health Education) (CRES)
- Inspection académique de l´Éducation nationale (the National Education Authority)
To outline approaches aimed at reducing the rate of teenage pregnancy, and acting as an alternative to contraception.
Young people; Professionals confronted with the issue: doctors, school nurses, midwives, health professionals; Children´s health professionals, social workers and youth workers, teachers, etc.
- To develop greater knowledge and understanding regarding teenage pregnancy and its contributory factors
- To apply the knowledge gained to develop and disseminate methods of intervention and training provision
- To implement an action-study with the targeted groups of teenagers aged below 18 years from the Somme and Kent
The outcome of this study will lead to practical measures being implemented with a view to preventing teenage pregnancies:
- life education programme
- early screening
- creation of a network of competent and qualified professionals in this area