Innocenti Working Papers The Outcomes of Teenage Motherhood in Europe AUTHOR(S) Richard Berthoud; Karen Robson Published: 2001 Innocenti Working Papers Research in many countries has confirmed that teenage mothers and their families are often at a disadvantage compared with those whose children are born in their twenties or thirties. But there has never been an opportunity for a systematic comparison between countries, based on a common data source. This paper analyses the current situation of women whose first child was born when they were teenagers, across 13 countries in the European Union, based on the European Community Household Panel survey. Outcomes considered include educational attainment, family structure, family employment and household income. Teenage mothers were disadvantaged in all countries, but the severity of their position varied substantially between countries. + - Cite this publication | No. of pages: 64 | Thematic area: Gender Issues, Industrialized Countries | Tags: family, motherhood, poverty, social problems, teenagers, women's status | Publisher: IRC × COPY BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION Richard Berthoud; Karen Robson 2001 The Outcomes of Teenage Motherhood in Europe. , pp. 64.