TitleWorld population monitoring : adolescents and youth : a concise report
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This report presents an overview of the demography of adolescents and youth, including a description of current and expected trends for that population: their experience in regard to marriage, childbearing and the use of contraception; challenges to their health and survival; and their participation in international migration. It also presents recommendations for action to ensure that young people have access to the services and guidance they need to make crucial life transitions safely and participate more fully and effectively in society. The recommended actions would also contribute to accelerating the achievement of the goals and objectives of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development in regard to adolescents and youth. 1. Trends in the population of adolescents and youth -- 2. Marriage -- 3. Childbearing and sexual activity among adolescents and youth -- 4. Family planning -- 5. Health of adolescents and youth -- 6. International migration of youth -- 7. Conclusions and recommendations -- Annex. Resolution 2012/1 : Adolescents and youth.