16 And Pregnant premieres on MTV on Thursday, June 11 at 10 PM ET/ PT. According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy, more than 700,000 teenage girls in the US become pregnant each year.
The vast majority of these pregnancies
are unintended. Despite the availability of sex education and access to contraception, the United States has the highest rate of teen pregnancy and teen birth in the entire developed world.