Studies in 2009 revealed that 1/2 of all girls in the foster system are pregnant at least once by 19 years old.
50% of all foster children have sex before they turn 16. That stat is 30% for their peers.
Studies in 2010 revealed that children in the foster system are 2.5x more likely than their peers to become pregnant by 19 years old.
Psychological studies show that many foster girls become pregnant because of a need to build a family of their own to prove they can create the family unit that they always needed but their parents, nor the foster system, never could provide.
This is a bigger issue than sex ed and contraception.
This is about the lonely being brought into families.