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Many adolescents struggle with the consequences of teenage pregnancy, early and forced marriage, sexual harassment, rape, unsafe abortion and other forms of domestic violence. They face increased risk of complications from pregnancy, childbirth, unsafe abortion and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), which cause the death of many. Globally, there is comparatively a large proportion of adolescents in low and middle-income countries and related high rates of STIs, unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion and early parenthood