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Joan Jacobs Brumberg wrote in her book "The Body Project" (Random House), that  in the US, the average age at which young women become sexually active by first engaging in sexual intercourse has been dropping slowly and is currently 15. She writes that the contemporary young woman "is likely to be sexually active before the age at which her great-great-grandmother had even begun to menstruate." On the other hand, the age at which the average woman gives birth

 

 

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References:

Joan Jacobs Brumberg, "The Body Project : An Intimate History of American Girls", Random House, (1997-SEP-1). ISBN: 0679402977

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