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Children who give birth to children

Elena is 20 years old and is a mother of two. She was 17 when she gave birth to her first child. The pregnancy was not planned. The girl met the father of her child through a friend. They were both living in the same village. She was 14 and he was 25. Elena believes that her life would have been different if she discussed the topic of sexual relations and prevention of teen pregnancy in the family or at school. Note: This video was produced by Suntparinte.md media platform as part of the UNFPA Moldova Programme on promoting Health Education, implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research and Youth Media Centre. The views expressed herein belong to the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of UNFPA.