Essays Tagged: "teen pregnancy"


three million abortions are done each year. Women get abortions for many reasons such as for rape, teen pregnancy and health reasons.Rape is one of many reasons that cause women to choose abortion to ... year -- 1 million of them in the United States. In fact, one of every five pregnancies happens to a teen-age girl. In situations like this, some people are sure that they could take care of the child, ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Teen pregnancy with both it's causes and effects.

The FactsAccording to Seventeen magazine, "If you're sexuallyactive, you know that getting pregnant is a risk." Everyyear appro ... u're sexuallyactive, you know that getting pregnant is a risk." Everyyear approximately one million teen girls get pregnant inthe United States and every year the federal governmentspends close to for ... year the federal governmentspends close to forty billion dollars to help families thatbegan with a teenage birth (Teen Pregnancy). The UnitedStates has the highest estimate of teen pregnancy and birt ...

(3 pages) 244 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Special Needs in Adolescents and Maturity.

nts identified as "at risk" of a variety of social ills, such as drug addiction, criminal behavior, teen pregnancy, drunk driving, and dropping out of school. While these risks may be life impairing, ... ildren with TS put an extra amount of energy into suppressing their tics because of the emphasis on teenage conformity (Rogers 14). With the mounding pressure from this teenage conformity, a teenager ...

(6 pages) 87 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Sex on Teenage Years.

Teenagers that have entered to puberty are exploring their sexuality and it can be a confusing time. ... ty and it can be a confusing time. About 70% of boys and about 50% of girls between the ages of fourteen and seventeen had sex already. To have sex during teenage years bring three serious consequence ... uences, such as teen pregnancy, venereal diseases, and low self-esteem. First of all, when a teenager is pregnant, begins to confront a new life. A pregnant girl have to private herself of go t ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The Positive Effects of Teenage Pregnancy and its Prevention

Not every teen pregnancy is unpleasant and regretful. According to a story by a teen mother name Mag, in "Who ... efore that, she was a "rebel", going out drinking, making her parents mad, and just like many other teens, she was hard to control at the age of fourteen. While dating, Mag became pregnant at the age ... f twenty, Mag won her parent's respect by her accomplishments and responsibilities (Great number of teen parents agreed that bearing a child teaches them great responsibilities. Responsibilities here ...

(3 pages) 102 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Parental Supervision and Teen Pregnancy

there are strongholds forming against the strength of the family. One "stronghold" in particular is teen pregnancy. It disrupts the balance of the family by adding stress and many other problems into ... many other problems into the household. The research in this paper will explore the relationship of teen pregnancy and parental supervision from the household to determine if and how they are related. ...

(6 pages) 185 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Youth Delinquency

rnable, weapons, burglary, illegal possession, drug offenses, curfew violations, criminal mischief, teen pregnancy, school drop out and more (Caliber associates) -- activities that worry almost all of ... e beginning in late elementary grades, academic failure increases the risk of drug abuse, violence, teen pregnancy, and school dropout, children fail for many reasons; increase the risk of problem beh ...

(5 pages) 191 2 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Children Having Children: Why is it a problem, and what policy changes can help prevent it?

Although many people in the United States may equate teen pregnancy with minorities in the inner city and lower class women from rural areas, this proble ... historical perspectives of birth control and adolescent pregnancy, what factors put one at risk for teen pregnancy, the effects that teen pregnancy has on other members of the family, and policy impro ... ts to lessen the problem and make it more manageable. Over the past few decades, the view of teenage pregnancy from a societal outlook has graduated from an expectation of young married mothers ...

(9 pages) 228 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


Teenage pregnancy is a social problem that affects the entire community. It is important to examine ... vidual, and some of the possible ways of combating this problem. In every city in the United States teenage girls and boys face premature parenthood. If they chose to accept the responsibility of thei ... , health risks, interrupted education, lack of employment skills, and, usually, inevitable poverty. Teenage parents are very likely to become dependent on either their families for financial help or t ...

(10 pages) 294 1 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Comparison of Rock VS Rap

in the world change, so does music. In the late 1980s and early 1990s one of the biggest issues was teenage pregnancy. The two songs that are being compared here are "Brenda's Got a Baby" and "Papa Do ... Papa Don't Preach" was a song released on Madonna's "True Blue" album in 1986. This song deals with teen pregnancy from the perspective of a pregnant teenager, who is confused and looking for advice. ...

(5 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Ethical Dilemnas in the School Districts

1995). Unfortunately, relatively few personnel have been trained to deal with conflicts related to teen pregnancy. Until very recently, ethical issues were given little attention in preparation progr ... the school. The teachers reasoning for taking her to the PP was to get medical advice for the young teenager. The teacher feels she did nothing wrong.My Personal ValuesThe case with this teacher has m ...

(4 pages) 134 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Unit 1 - Introduction Sociology

ddict and the broader impact of alcoholism/drug addiction on society.3. Being an unmarried pregnant teenager and the impact that unmarried teen pregnancy has on society.4. Living in poverty and the br ... y emerged out of the social upheaval produced by industrialization and urbanization in the late eighteenth century.Functionalist and conflict perspectives focus primarily on macrolevel analysis, an ex ...

(6 pages) 244 0 3.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Teenage Pregnancy.

Do you know how many teenage girls get pregnant every year? Statistics show nearly 4 in 10 teens become pregnant at least ... nded out a survey to 50 people and 62% said they didn't think sex education programs helped prevent teenage pregnancy, 84% have friends who are sexually active and 66% said they know some one who's be ... , 84% have friends who are sexually active and 66% said they know some one who's been pregnant as a teenager. Today I'm going to persuade you why I don't think sex education programs prevent teen preg ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Profile of my mom.

is my mother, Toni Stewart.My mother "started young", as some would say. Becoming pregnant at seventeen, a mother by eighteen, and losing her father all at the same time, she was faced with reality a ... takes such courage, devotion, and hard work and for that I look up to my mother. She sacrificed her teenage years in an effort to make my childhood everything hers was not.Growing up, for my mother, w ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.4 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Infant Mortality

units. Pregnancies are considered high risk for many reasons. Some key contributors:* Mother's age. Teen pregnancy is not only a growing epidemic in the United States, but also other countries. The bo ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sex Education Should Be Tauhgt In Schools

The primary goal of sex education is to help the prevention of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; it also teaches about relationships, parenting, va ... h control are explained at this stage. Abstinence and birth control are mainly discussed during the teenage years especially for teenagers who become sexuality active.Traditionally children have recei ... correct and complete information about sexuality. Many people have their opinions on the subject of teen pregnancy, because teens seem to be getting pregnant so fast today.Society benefits from a more ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


e right to choose. Our government is crossing the line in trying to take away this right from women.Teen pregnancy is a big problem these days in our country. Many teen mothers drop out of high school ... If abortion is made illegal, they will have no choice but to give up their lives for their babies. Teen pregnancy is one problem that cannot be solved by making abortion illegal.Many people argue tha ...

(1 pages) 754 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


at to the health of the U.S. population that must be considered equal to that presented by AIDS and teen pregnancy.Obesity is defined as increase in body weight resulting from an excessive increase in ... olescents continues to rise where 33% of the population is obese. More than 11 million children and teenagers are overweight (Hark, 3). According to CDC (the Centers for Disease Control) the percentag ...

(11 pages) 207 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

TANF And MOE Programs: How They Help Our Needy Families And Youth

o years on services to low-income at-risk youth with the goals of preventing welfare dependency and teen pregnancy and improving social, academic and employment outcomes. Los Angeles is using $13.5 mi ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Controlling Sexuality Of The Poor

ciety. Policy makers consider that personal responsibility is the underlying issues for identifying teen pregnancy as a social problem. Personal responsibility is related to poverty in a way which emp ...

(2 pages) 665 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers