• Political Science
  • Published 2009

Motherhood in adolescents’ lives: Implications for action

@inproceedings{Nblega2009MotherhoodIA,
  title={Motherhood in adolescents’ lives: Implications for action},
  author={Magaly N{\'o}blega},
  year={2009}
}
Based on the findings from two qualitative studies, this article analyzes motherhood’s mean­ings for those young women living in poverty. One study explored motherhood’s meanings attributed by 25 mothers from 18 to 20 years old who had a pregnancy during adolescence. The other study examined social representations about the characteristics of early mother­hood in 24 non-parents men and women teenagers, in order to understand the culture in which the young mothers live. Results suggest that… CONTINUE READING