Essays Tagged: "Teenage pregnancy"

Teens and Sex

igh school campuses and one of the mainconcerns of parents, school officials, and the government is teenage sex. Itis on the rise, and they are worried that it may get out of control. Teenagesex can b ... than solve it.The reason that people want to distribute condoms in high school is totry to prevent teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and (Iseparate this from the category of STD's bec ...

(3 pages) 234 1 3.4 Oct/1995

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


. The immoral life can be seen allaround us. We see it in drugs, alcohol, movies, magazines, gangs, teenage pregnancy,pre-marital sex, and society as a whole. A person can walk into almost any conveni ...

(5 pages) 161 1 2.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Sex Education: Does It Really Work?

ng sex at younger and younger ages; 2) to stop the spread of AIDS and other STDs; and 3) to prevent teenage pregnancy. I believe that the sex education programs being used today are not effective at c ... l contact even though there has been a nationwide awareness program. It is a fact that '2.5 million teenagers are affected by sexually transmitted diseases each year' ('The Effects' 632). This statist ...

(9 pages) 477 2 3.9 Apr/1995

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

Jesus and the Anorexic Suicidal Supermodels

ren in accordancewith our accepted norms and various proscriptions andprescriptions.However, rising teenage pregnancy and juvenile crimeseem to indicate that the American family is not doingthis. Many ... e afraid orashamed of their bodies, gays and lesbians need not liveundignified lives of shame and a teenage mother need notcarry to term a baby she can not afford. This is themoral crisis the Pat Robe ...

(3 pages) 47 2 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Freedom of speech in school.

cipal has the right to express what he deems unsuitable. Yet, how inappropriate are the subjects of teenage pregnancy and the impact of divorce on students, especially in that current day and age? Cou ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Argumentative paper for sex education in school

tion in school. Almost everyday you hear about how the numbers of teens having sex and the rates of teenage pregnancy is skyrocketing. Can this somehow be prevented by encouraging that sex education b ...

(3 pages) 347 1 4.8 Dec/2003

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

Condom Distribution in Schools

Teenage pregnancy and STIs have been on the decline recently due to more readily available prophylac ... ed this untrue. "80% of adolescents become sexual active before they graduate [high school]". Since teenagers are already having sex you might as well promote safe sex. Just because kids have access t ... s significantly lowers the risk of unexpected pregnancies and helps prevent diseases such as AIDS. "Teenagers appear to be the fast growing group that is contracting the AIDS virus" (Kaplan). With fur ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.4 Jan/2004

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

First Amendment

ion or country. Two articles, which caused bitter debate at East Hazelwood High School, dealt with "Teenage Pregnancy" and "The Impact of Divorce on Students." These articles were prohibited from bein ... o dry up and eventually die. Even if the students happen to venture into such delicate subjects as "Teenage Pregnancy" and The Impact of Divorce on Students," the school officials do not have to throw ...

(2 pages) 84 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Predictor Variables of Teenage Pregnancy and Effectiveness of Prevention Programs

Predictor Variables of Teenage Pregnancy and Effectiveness of Prevention Programs.Each year approximately one million U.S. ... y active become pregnant (AGI, 1998). There are many researched predictor variables associated with teenage pregnancy. Included are self-perception, household statistics, child abuse, athleticism, and ... child abuse, athleticism, and intent. This research report highlights these trends of indicators or teenage pregnancy in addition to the effectiveness of a variety of different pregnancy prevention pr ...

(11 pages) 270 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Teen Pregnancy in America

a, more teens are choosing to have sex at young age, which is causing the children to have children.Teenage pregnancy is usually a crisis for the pregnant girl and her family. Common reactions include ... e father is young and present, similar problems can occur in his family. Babies born in the U.S. to teenage mothers are at risk for long-term problems in many major areas of life, including school fai ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.8 Apr/2004

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

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

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 ... y abstinence programs are effective in changing coital or contraceptive behaviors that would impact teenage pregnancy" (Christopher, 386). The question of why this occurs is one that constantly ...

(9 pages) 228 0 4.3 May/2004

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

The way we really are: Coming to terms with America's changing families.

amilies. Both parents are working to make ends meet and more. Kids are involved in gangs, drugs and teenage pregnancy. Where have all of the values gone? Are we socially deprived with our families jus ... the White House. That was the eighties and I was far from believing in "his" family values. I was a teenager then and all I had on my mind were drugs and ditching school. I had no clue that life would ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Lets talk about sex Write an essay on a contraversal subject

eate a more promiscuous environment I today's younger generation. It is my opinion that the average teenage pregnancy and STD's rate are at its peak due to a lack of knowledge relating to sex. Nearly ... mothers go on welfare within 5 years of the birth of their first (Ask Noah 2 & 3). The cases of teenagers contracting the HIV virus are growing at an alarming rate. Today, mankind is seemingly con ...

(4 pages) 99 3 4.0 Jun/2004

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

Review of Hunger by John White

Themes:Hunger explores many issues apparent for both teenage males and females. In a major way it considers the way in which we stereotype single mothers ... bility of the man in such situations. It also briefly touches on the impact of crime and the impact teenage pregnancy has on loved ones around them.Characters:Zac is the main character. He is under ei ... k. Ian Bone has used Zac as a pawn to help show there is two sides of the argument when it comes to teenage pregnancy and the responsibility of the man in such situations.

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Adolescent Peer Pressure

Between the ages of twelve and nineteen is a period in a teenager's life that determines what kind of adult he or she will become. This period of adolescence ... scents are vulnerable to the phenomenon called peer pressure. The disturbing number of incidents of teenage drug use, teenage pregnancy and teenage suicide is most assuredly the reason that fuels the ... ourse, there are those who say that it is not the parents and teachers who are responsible, but the teenagers themselves. Furthermore, it has been argued that despite the methods used to understand th ...

(5 pages) 90 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Teenage motherhood

lf appears to be more and more significantly. One of the serious issues around America would be the teenage pregnancy, and especially among African American teenager. According to "Not Our Kind Of Gir ... 1990s. Of these families more than half have daughters who were or will become mothers during their teenage years". As a result, the large number of the teenage mothers of African American becomes a v ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


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

Social Work

AbstractSocial work can cover a variety of issues from the homeless, pregnant teenagers, the elderly, as well as the mental and physically challenged. The purpose of this paper i ... ety itself.The social work profession addresses a variety of issues from child abuse, homelessness, teenage pregnancy, poverty, the elderly, as well as the mental and physically challenged. The chief ...

(5 pages) 189 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Birth Control in School

Birth Control in School Teenage pregnancy during the late 1990s has risen tremendously throughout the years. Many studies ha ... risen tremendously throughout the years. Many studies have found that the number one age groups of teenagers that become pregnant are between the ages of 15 and 16. This age group is entering a world ... cies in support of school birth control availability. It is a very big problem these days. A teenager that gets pregnant has nothing to look forward to in their life. It can really ruin a young ...

(3 pages) 103 4 4.8 Mar/2005

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

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 ... 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. Tupac's song "Brenda's Got a Baby" from his 2Pacal ...

(5 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2005

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