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Call for Submissions - JSC SSPA - Prevalence of teenage pregnancies

15 Apr 2019

 Teenager holding pregnancy test

The Joint Select Committee on Social Services and Public Administration has commenced an inquiry into the prevalence of teenage pregnancy and the state's capacity to minimise the occurrence of teenage pregnancy and provide services and assistance to teenage parents

The objectives of this inquiry are

  1. To examine the trends in teenage pregnancy and associated health effects;
  2. To assess the services and facilities available to counteract and / or alleviate teenage pregnancy; and
  3. To assess the adequacy of policies and laws to treat with teenage pregnancy.

The Committee is therefore inviting members of the public to submit written comments, suggestions and recommendations on this matter.

Members of the public are reminded that submissions should observe the principles of relevance, clarity, conciseness and accuracy.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS TUESDAY APRIL 30, 2019.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary to the Committee at:

The Secretary
Joint Select Committee on Social Services and Public Administration
Office of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago
Levels G-9, Tower D
International Waterfront Centre
1A Wrightson Road
Port-of-Spain

or via electronic mail to jscsspa@ttparliament.org.

Guidelines for written submissions

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