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  • Teenage Pregnancy

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    In today’s society, it is common to see teenage mothers struggling to make ends meet. The teenage parents have to rely on taxpaying citizens to help to put food on the table, educate their child, medicate their child, and help pay the bills. One way society can help is to start educating children early on the importance of going to college and being stable before having children. Elementary schools can help provide a stable environment for their education and emphasize the importance of going to

  • The Dangers Of Teenage Pregnancy

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    Is teenage pregnancy in Wales a greater problem that in Texas and how effectively are both countries tackling the problem? Introduction For my investigation, I will be comparing teenage pregnancy rates in wales compared to Texas and determine which of the two has a greater problem. In addition, I will be also investigating what methods are the governments in both Wales and Texas using to tackle the problem, and are they effective? I aim to do this by researching recent methods the government have

  • Teenage Pregnancy

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    Teenage Pregnancy "Over one million teenage girls become pregnant each year. In the next 24 hours, about 3,312 girls will become pregnant. In addition, 43% of all adolescents become pregnant before the age of 20. These are incredible statistics when you consider that there are only 31 million females. The United States has the highest adolescent pregnancy rate in the developed world. As statistics show one in nine women between the ages of 15 through 19 become pregnant each year. Also, every

  • Teenage Pregnancy

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    too much to chance and sets young people up for failure. On the other hand, Marian Wright Edelman points out in her article Teen Pregnancy in America Today that everyone - both liberals and conservatives should be able to agree that it is in everyone’s best interest when teenagers wait before making the decision to have sex, which could result in unplanned pregnancies. She points out that it is everyone’s responsibility to make an effort to support programs, which will educate and give teenagers

  • Teenage Pregnancy

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    Another reason teenage pregnancy exists is also probably because of the teenager’s social and family background. Klein (2005) notes that there are teenagers that become sexually active because it may be the result of the teenager’s upbringing and from the environment he grew up in. Considering the decrease in American teenagers who engage in sexual intercourse, the rate and the average age of teenagers doing the act is still quite high. He cites that younger teenagers are more prone in engaging in

  • Teenage Pregnancy

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    Introduction The introductory aspect of this research work squarely focuses on Teenage pregnancy in West Point. This work has resolved to identify causes ranging from: Peer Pressure that is driven by social status. Every teenager feels that she must be on top of things thereby involving themselves in act of indecency that would satisfy their social appetite. Additionally, one of the major contributing factors to this maniac is Economic hardship that speaks volume to unemployment and financial difficulty

  • teenage pregnancy

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    masses.” When three out of ten teenage girls become pregnant at least once by the time they turn twenty, things in the media really aren’t helping (Teenage Pregnancy). Articles in magazines, books, films, tv shows, and even music, promote teenage sexual actions along with teenage pregnancy. Teen pregnancy is an epidemic that is glamorized by today’s media, this is the main promoter, or cause, of this crucial social issue. There are many negative effects to teen pregnancy, some well known and some more

  • Teenage pregnancy

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    pregnant or with a child in Britain, so I believe teenage pregnancy is an immense and growing problem in Britain that needs to be tackled drastically. Teenage pregnancy is an ever growing problem for Britain in the 21st century. As teenagers climb the rate for housing, it’s no surprise that teenagers are either a single mother or someone that has left school with very few qualifications. Is education system going through a meltdown as teenage pregnancy soars or is there a fault in our legislation process

  • Teenage Pregnancy

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    In 2008, teen pregnancy and childbirth accounted for nearly $11 billion per year in costs to United States taxpayers for increased health care and foster care(CDC). This is a hotly discussed issue all around our country. More teens are now getting pregnant than ever before. We are seeing it more in high schools, too. With teens becoming parents at such a young age, there many risks for themselves, their children and the economy. Early sexual activity leads to financial issues and poor decision making

  • Teenage Pregnancy

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    2011, a total of 329,797 babies were born to women aged 15-19 years old ("About Teen Pregnancy"). Why are these young women and teenagers getting pregnant at such an early age? What are some of the consequences of teenage pregnancy? There are many, but in this paper, we're going to look at some of the individual causes and effects and not the cause and effect on society as a whole. The first cause of any pregnancy is unprotected sex. What would cause a teenager to have sex if they are physically or