Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be the region with the second highest teen pregnancy rate in the world, according to a joint report launched by the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the United Nations Population Fund. The report highlights recommendations to reduce teen pregnancy, which include increasing access to contraception and sex education. The global adolescent pregnancy rate is estimated at 46 births per 1,000 girls, while pregnancy rates in Latin America and the Caribbean are estimated at 66.5 births per 1,000 girls aged 15-19 years. The Caribbean and Latin America are second only to Sub-Saharan Africa.