"A Place In Trinidad And Tobago Where Teenage Pregnancy Rate Is The Highs" Essays and Research Papers

  • A Place In Trinidad And Tobago Where Teenage Pregnancy Rate Is The Highs

    HOW TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO WAS GOVERNED BEFORE INDEPENDENCE Our Nation’s Attainment of Independence in 1962 marked the end of colonial rule that had started during the 16th century under the aegis of Spain and had continued when the British captured Trinidad. In the meantime, Tobago had its own uneven political history, changing hands from one European power to another whilst having its own bicameral elective legislature from as early as 1768. As Crown Colony governance became tighter from the mid-19th...

    Caribbean, Christopher Columbus, Soca music 1673  Words | 5  Pages

  • GMM Trinidad and Tobago Pestel

     Trinidad and Tobago The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago occupies the southern part of the Caribbean and consists of two islands: Trinidad and Tobago. The country has a population of around 1.3 million. During the 15th century the islands have been a Spanish colony. During the same century Tobago has been formed of not only Spanish, but British, Dutch and French colonies as well. Since 1962 the country is independent and became a republic fourteen years later in 1976. The republic...

    Barbados, Caribbean, Caribbean Community 844  Words | 6  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Dropout Rates.

    adolescents are dropping out of school in large numbers. Whether its high school, community college or a major university the number of kids who manage to complete their education from start to finish is getting smaller. In a school setting pressure is applied to young adults to succeed from a very young age. From the time children enter grammar school they are being molded for success. Kids are being told that in order to get a high paying job in today’s society they will need to receive a good education...

    College, Dropout, Education 1119  Words | 3  Pages

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    Trinidad and Tobago The beaches here give me a sense of what heaven would be like. As I walk in the pure white sand, I compare it to the white clouds of heaven. While looking out into the water, I cannot tell the where the Caribbean Sea begins and the clear blue sky ends. Continuing to walk along the beach I come across two tall palm trees that grow over each other, creating an arch; that is my gate to heaven. The ebb and flow of the small waves creates a soothing rhythm as I continue to walk...

    Calypso music, Caribbean, Carnival 1716  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    IV. Challenges of Teenage Parenthood A. Parenthood Options B. Continuing Education C. Financial Problems V. Conclusion Teenage pregnancy is a major concern in today's society ;there are many ways to prevent teenage pregnancy, many people to get advice from, and many decisions a teenage parent must make. The statistics tell that the U.S. has the highest rate of teen pregnancy Teen Pregnancy Teen Pregnancy & Parenting You sit there tense, your face is turning cherry red, your eyes are fixed on the...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Childbirth 828  Words | 3  Pages

  • TEENAGE PREGNANCY

    Teenage pregnancy is a social problem that affects the entire community. It is important to examine the causes of this problem, the effects the problem has on our society and the individual, 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 their actions and not opt for either abortion or adoption, they have to grow up quickly in order to face many harsh realities--these...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 2507  Words | 7  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Rachelle Jones March 21, 2011 Mr. Martin English III Outline for Teenage Pregnancy I. Introduction II. Teenage Pregnancy #1:Alarming volumes A. Statistic’s B. Coast to taxpayers III. Teenage Pregnancy#2:Impacts A. School B. Health risks C. Parenting IV. Teenage Pregnancy#3:prevention A. Abstinence B. Sex education C. Contraceptive V. Conclusion VI. Conclusion...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 841  Words | 3  Pages

  • Economic Paper Trinidad and Tobago

    Economic Paper Trinidad and Tobago Jurgen Budike Introduction Trinidad and Tobago is one of the wealthiest and most developed nations in the Caribbean and is listed in the top 66 High Income countries in the world. Economic reforms adopted in the early 1990s had resulted in an average economic growth of 7.7 percent per annum, until the start of the world financial crisis in 2008, when the country began to experience a period economic downturn. This endured until 2012 when the economy slowly...

    Financial crisis, Inflation, Keynesian economics 2400  Words | 7  Pages

  • TEENAGE PREGNANCY

    GOOD AFTERNOON CLASSMATES WE ARE GOING EXPLORE ABOUT TEENAGE PREGNANCY TEENAGE PREGNANCY Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in human females under the age of 20 at the time that the pregnancy ends. A pregnancy can take place after the start of the puberty before  first menstrual period, but usually occurs after the onset of periods. In wellnourished girls, menarche usually takes place around the age of 12 or 13. Teenage pregnancies appear to be preventable by comprehensive  sex education and...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Menstrual cycle 566  Words | 12  Pages

  • Juenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago

    Introduction A. Rationale B. Definition 11 Biblical Perspectives of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. A. Old Testament B. New Testament 111 Sociological Perspectives of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. A. Causes of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. 1. Absent Fathers 2. Abuse 3. Peer Pressure B. Effects of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. 1. Gang wars. 2. Crime 3. School Drop Out 4. Drug and Alcohol Abuse ...

    Abuse, Childhood, Children 1787  Words | 6  Pages

  • Adolescence and Teenage Pregnancy

    Dr. Jose P. Rizal that “Youth is the hope of our Mother land”. In their hand lies the future generation to follow. But as we see from the situation nowadays, what were expecting from the youth is the contrary if the saying. Teenagers are prone to pregnancy. Almost every year there is a rapid increase on the number of pregnant youths. One of the major causes of this problem are that most of the youths nowadays grew up in broken homes. Parents either the father or mother of the youths chose to leave...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Human sexual behavior 2006  Words | 7  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy I. Introduction Teenage pregnancy is one of the major problem that the world is facing today. Early pregnancy or teenage pregnancy is dangerous to teenage girls’ health because it may cause cervical cancer, aids, and eventually death. Teenage pregnancies are often associated with an increased rate of delinquent behaviors including alcohol and substance abuse. To begin with, majority of them belong to the low income group. To prevent this dilemma, there are some preventions...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Human sexual behavior 1801  Words | 6  Pages

  • Sustainable Tourism in Trinidad and Tobago

    “Sweet, sweet T&T! Oh! how I love up dis country. Sweet, sweet T&T! No place in dis world I’d rather be.” In the words of the world renown calypsonian, David Rudder, Trinidad and Tobago is the best place to be, in the world. To us ‘trinis’ this statement speaks no more than the truth, but the challenge becomes to convince those abroad as well. Trinidad and Tobago has always been largely self sufficient in terms of its economic wealth, due to their rich deposits of oil and natural gas...

    Caribbean, Ecology, Environment 1199  Words | 3  Pages

  • teenage pregnancy

    Organization, convened the 2014 National Summit on Teen Pregnancy last April 24. This summit, which saw the active participation of adolescent youth, delivered a clear message: Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH), or the lack thereof, is fast becoming the defining issue of this generation of young Filipinos. Without a robust response from all stakeholders, the Philippines is on track toward a full-blown, national teenage pregnancy crisis. Staggering facts support this call for concern...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1630  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Organization, convened the 2014 National Summit on Teen Pregnancy last April 24. This summit, which saw the active participation of adolescent youth, delivered a clear message: Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH), or the lack thereof, is fast becoming the defining issue of this generation of young Filipinos. Without a robust response from all stakeholders, the Philippines is on track toward a full-blown, national teenage pregnancy crisis. Staggering facts support this call for concern...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 885  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    a. Preface Teenage pregnancy is the period where children between ages of 13-20 become pregnant. Teenage pregnancy is not really a quite higher in our baranggay compare o other places. As a result teenage pregnancy has become an issue as it has been defined as a family problem rather than anything else. Teen mother have lower chance of completing their high school or college, especially if they have their first child before 18. They are not able to complete their basic education. Although they...

    Adolescence, Health care, Human sexual behavior 947  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teen Pregnancy Abstract This research paper investigated the benefits and cost of prevention and intervention of teen pregnancy at the state and national level. The thesis of this research is that education, abstinence, and parental involvement are vital in reducing the rate of teen pregnancy. The finding Premium 2529 Words 11 Pages The Prevention of Teen Pregnancy Topic: Prevention of Teen Pregnancy Specific Purpose: To persuade others to help prevent teen...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Jamie Lynn Spears 835  Words | 4  Pages

  • teenage pregnancy

    Teenage pregnancy Contents CAUSE EFFECTS DISADVANTAGES PREVENTION What is teenage pregnancy? Teenage pregnancy is defined as a teenage girl, usually within the ages of 13-19, becoming pregnant. The term in everyday speech usually refers to girls who have not reached legal adulthood, which varies across the world, who become pregnant. Causes and of teenage pregnancy Teen pregnancies may result for different reasons in industrialized countries as compared to developing countries...

    Adolescence, AIDS, HIV 596  Words | 5  Pages

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    Trinidad and Tobago Officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island country of the northern edge of South America, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. It shares maritime boundaries with other nations like Barbados to the northeast, Grenada to the northwest, Guyana to the southeast, and Venezuela to the south and west. The country consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, the two main islands are divided into...

    Calypso music, Caribbean, Former British colonies 931  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    TEENAGE PREGNANCY Each year in the U.S. almost one million teenagers become pregnant--at enormous costs to themselves, their children, and society. While the facts are clear, the issues of teenage pregnancy are complicated by our conflicting attitudes and behaviors. Talk of sex fills the airwaves; younger and younger girls are portrayed as sex objects; and sex is used to sell everything from clothing to news. Yet we are shocked at the rising numbers of teens who are sexually active. If we are truly...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 2147  Words | 6  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    QUESTION: SHOULD HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BE ALLOWED TO HAVE ORAL CONTRACEPTION WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT? THESIS STATEMENT: RESEARCH SUGGEST THAT HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO HAVE ORAL CONTACPETION WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT BECAUSE THIS WILL HELP REDUCE THE OCCURANCE AND RISK ASSOCIATED WITH TEEN PREGNANCY AND ABORTION AND REDUCE THE FINANCIAL BURDEN ON TAX PAYERS. MAIN POINTS: ·Easier access to to oral contraception will reduce the occurrence of unwanted and unplanned pregnancies and abortions...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1381  Words | 6  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage pregnancy is a situation which involves female adolescents. A teenage female can be pregnant as early as age twelve or thirteen, although it is usually 14 and older. Teen pregnancy often depends on numerous societal and personal factors. The rates of teenage pregnancy vary from country to country and are related to differences of sexual activities, the general sex educations being provided and contraceptives being available. Teen pregnancy will sometimes involve low birth weight. Social matters...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Poverty 842  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy Teenage pregnancy is a growing problem all around the world. Though the rates have lowered, it is still an important issue in our society that needs to be put an end to. I once had a friend back home whose life got ruined by getting pregnant at the tender age of sixteen. Born and bred in a typical Nigerian home and being the only daughter of her family, she was treated like a queen until eventually the news was broken to her parents that she was with child. She became seen...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Bipolar disorder 978  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes of Teenage Pregnancy

    by her mother’s “friend”. As a result, she has an unwanted pregnancy. She is angry with her mother because she didn’t do anything to protect her. People in society are misjudging her. Yah-yah is frustrated and on the verge of suicide. Teenage pregnancy has been a phenomenon since biblical ages. Dr. Michelle Golland stated, The United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the industrialized world. There are 750,000 teen pregnancies annually. The Caribbean has not escaped this plague. A study...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1117  Words | 2  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teen Pregnancy Throughout life teenagers go through very tough decisions that could mold their future for the rest of their lives. At such a young age, adolescents believe that they’re old enough to make their own decisions on crucial matters. One of those choices is deciding that it’s time to have a child. Teenage pregnancy is a very difficult transition that no adolescent should put upon themselves at such a young age. Once you go through with it there’s no going back; your childhood is over...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Mother 926  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage pregnancy can be defined as pregnancy of women who have not reached twenty years when the pregnancy ends regardless of the marital status. In South Africa one in three girls has had a pregnancy before the age of twenty. The community at large is aware of the problem of teenage pregnancy. Young women in our communities are falling pregnant while still at school, which limits their ability to achieve their long awaited goals in life.  It also puts them at high risk of being infected with HIV...

    Adolescence, Birth control, Human sexual behavior 1741  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    or to place the baby for adoption. Simultaneously, they must make the same critical decisions about school, work and relationships as other teenagers must make. In designing interventions to help young women make the transition from adolescence to adulthood without having an unintended birth, it is important to understand the life circumstances, motivations and events that lead some unmarried teenagers to become pregnant and the processes involved in the decision to carry a nonmarital teenage pregnancy...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 2274  Words | 7  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Becoming a mother in her teenage years is not an ideal situation for most young women. Young adults in this age bracket are still growing, physically and emotionally, and are not always as equipped to handle adult situations as they might think. Teen mothers face adult responsibilities even before they give birth, and the obligations continue for years down the road. Teenage pregnancy in developed countries is usually outside of marriage, and carries a social stigma in many communities and cultures...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Family 2401  Words | 6  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM Teenage pregnancy is a common social problem in both Western and Eastern cultures. In United States, the statistics show that more than 3,000 teens get pregnant every day and the half them give births (McCoullough & Scherman(1991), cited in Yucel, 2003). Although teenage pregnancy may be considered as a positive experience, studies show that teenage pregnancy is associated with psychological, social and physical problems. The pregnancy rates reveal that the number of...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Human sexual behavior 2245  Words | 7  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Prevention

    Teenage Pregnancy and a Way to Prevent It Teenage pregnancy – it can't happen to me. This is the mindset that most teenagers have these days. Teenagers feel that they are invincible and that things, such as pregnancy, happens to others, but that they are immune to it. A lot of teenagers believe that you can't get pregnant the first time you have sex, if a girl is on her period, pregnancy cannot occur, among other myths. The reason teens believe this is that the education on sex isn't teaching...

    Adolescence, Birth control, Education 1964  Words | 5  Pages

  • Planned Parenthood high risk of teenage pregnancy

    Teen pregnancy has become such an issue facing America that President Clinton has addressed the issue. Statistics show that every two minutes a teenager gives birth in the United States (Guernsey 6). This means that at least three thousand teenage girls become pregnant every day and almost one millione teenagers become pregnant every year (www.teenpregnancy.org). Four in ten teenage girls become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of twenty. Because of this high number, the United States...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1534  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    In the US, teen pregnancy rates have been decreasing in the last decade even though current rates remain twice as high as those found in other industrialized nations (Alan Guttmacher Institute, 1994). In spite of decreasing rates, among African American teenagers, the pregnancy rate is particularly high. In 1996, the pregnancy rate was 178.9 per thousand among African-American females aged 15 to 19 years, compared with a pregnancy rate of 82.6 among whites (Alan Guttmacher Institute, 1999). Additionally...

    Abortion, Adolescence, African American 1659  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Aneta Karkut English 102 Instructor Pols 6 March 2013 Paper #3 How to Stop the Rise of Teenage Pregnancy I turn on my television and an MTV show is on. I spend a little time watching it, though I’m not sure what I am watching. There are girls that look my age, and I see they have children. They are arguing with their boyfriends and their parents, but most look happy overall. A commercial comes on it tells me “16 and Pregnant” will be right back. Curious about the name and the concept of...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1525  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    1. (Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE) Another problem facing teen mothers is the use of drugs and alcohol, including cigarette smoking. No amount of any of these substances is safe for use in pregnancy. In fact, their use can complicate pregnancy even further increasing the likelihood of premature birth and other complications. 2. Rebecca B. Singson In the Philippines, the sexual revolution has ushered in a period in which the average adolescent experiences tremendous pressures to have sexual experiences...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 607  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay About Teenage Pregnancy

    Condoms should be distributed in schools because of the growing number of teenage pregnancy, to minimize the spread of sexually transmitted diseases among adolescent and it is a good investment for the government to help control students irresponsible sexual behavior. Everyday thousands of sexually active teenagers are putting themselves at risk of getting pregnant, and as such there is an alarming rate of teenage pregnancies in schools which can have a negative impact on most teenagers’ life. According...

    AIDS, Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality 903  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy Teenage pregnancy is a huge issue going on in the United States. Not only does it dramatically decrease the chance of the teen having a good future, it also costs the U.S nine billion dollars a year. With approximately 750,000 American teenagers getting pregnant every single year the government is beginning to worry. Although teenage pregnancy is an issue for young girls all around the world the U.S has the highest pregnancy rate – twice as high as England...

    Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality, Oral sex 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • TEENAGE PREGNANCY

    1. INTRODUCTION Teen pregnancy is pregnancy in human females under the age of 20 at the time that the pregnancy ends. A pregnancy can take place in a pubertal female before menarche (the first menstrual period), which signals the possibility of fertility, but usually occurs after menarche. In well-nourished girls, menarche usually takes place around the age of 12 or 13. Teenage pregnancy is also defined as an unintended pregnancy during adolescence. Teen pregnancy is something that affects over...

    Adolescence, Birth control, Human sexual behavior 1439  Words | 7  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    The teenage pregnancy strategy began in 1999 with a target to cut half the teenage pregnancies in the UK by 2010. The research from the social exclusion unit set the report on teenage pregnancy and this became the Government’s Strategy over the next 10 years. Political objectives are the Government ideology on what needs to happen and what actually happens in society, focus is now on their objectives, supporting identified vulnerable groups with low aspirations and lack of motivation. Vulnerability...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Poverty 1352  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy Research Paper

    Teenage pregnancy is a serious issue in our society today where people become pregnant because they are not informed. The United States had the greatest amount of pregnancies. Teenage pregnancy affects not only females but males as well; it causes serious health and education problems. “Nearly 4 out of 10 girls become pregnant at least once before the age of 20.” () Most teens get pregnant because they want to know what it feels like to raise a child or because they see others with children and...

    Adolescence, Birth control, Fertility 2221  Words | 6  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy, Why is this Important Kimberly O. Johnson American Sentinel University Nursing 505: Theoretical Foundations Dr. Ami Bhatt December 30,2012 Teenage Pregnancy: Why is this Important Teen pregnancy is a critical public health issue that affects the health and educational, social and economic future of the mother and child. Teen pregnancy is also a significant factor in numerous other important social issues: welfare dependency, out-of-wedlock births...

    Adolescence, Health, Health care 1010  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy speech

    Teenage Pregnancy 5/2/12 Purpose: To persuade the audience to support the prevention of teenage pregnancy. Thesis: The problem of teenage pregnancy should be prevented rather than glorified. Claim: Policy Organizational Pattern: Problem-Solution I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: In today’s society, teens are faced with many pressures. The effect of these pressures put on them is the inability to make good decisions when it comes to certain situations...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1240  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes and Effects of Teenage Pregnancy

    The Truth about Teenage Pregnancy Outline I. Introduction II. Body A. Causes 1. Lack of sexual education 2. Lack of communication between the parents and teens a. Weak relationship b. Too strong of a relationship 3. Drugs 4. Trends a. Social b. Media 5. Abuse B. Effects 1. Unwanted/ unplanned pregnancy 2. Abortion 3. Neglect/ Child abuse 4. Complications a. Maternal deaths b. Birth defects 5. Incomplete education ...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 815  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    Rebecca Baker April 29, 2013 English 1102 Teenage Pregnancy in America In the United States, more than 420,000 children are born to teenage mothers each year, which is evidence that teenage pregnancy is a crucial problem in America (Schwabish 74). Many of the social problems in the United States such as welfare, abortion, school dropout, taxes, and crime are caused by teenage pregnancy (Burnett 58). To begin, children who are born to teenage mothers are more likely to grow up in a poor mother-only...

    Adolescence, Birth control, High school 2222  Words | 10  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    English 2 27 May 2014 Teen Pregnancy When I was in high school there were many girls getting pregnant. Teenage pregnancies are typically young girls around the age of thirteen through nineteen. Young teens that get pregnant don’t know all the consequences for their actions regarding life changes. A lot of these teens don’t get the right prenatal care, the baby or the mom sometimes get birth and health defects. Unfortunately, only 40% of teen mothers finish high school. Fewer than 2 percent finish...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1485  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sample Research Proposal on Teenage Pregnancy

    Sample Research Proposal on Teenage Pregnancy   Introduction This research proposal implies on teenage pregnancy and its effect on academic progression. There will be association between teenage pregnancy and academic progression places evidence that education should put weight on reality adhering to teenage pregnancy. Understanding teenage pregnancy within UK context is adamant to the purpose of study. Thus, the expectation that teenage pregnancy will be reduced by proper academic programs...

    Adolescence, Case study, Educational psychology 1180  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage pregnancy is a universal problem that accompanies the beginning of sexual activity at increasingly younger ages. Surprisingly, only one in 5 youth do not have intercourse before the age of 20, and in the United States alone, annually, almost one million teenagers between the ages of 15 – 19 becomes pregnant (Rector, 2007). Sexual activity among adolescents is a major problem confronting the nation and the world. Consequently, this has led to a rising incidence of sexually transmitted diseases...

    Adolescence, Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality 2350  Words | 7  Pages

  • thesis on teenage pregnancy

     TEENAGE PREGNANCY RESEARCHERS: Camana, Hazel Zinia M. Baclayo, Shelamitte F. Batiola, Harvey T. TABLE OF CONTENTS Page ACKNOWLEGEMENT ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1 INTRODUCTION (Background of the study) …………………………………………………………………………………………….2 CURRENT PROBLEMS/ ISSUES ………………………………………………………………………………………...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1285  Words | 7  Pages

  • Nnewpaper Indudstry in Trinidad and Tobago

    inaugurated the very first English Language newspaper in Trinidad and Tobago called 'The Trinidad Weekly Courant'. In 1825 the 'Port of Spain Gazette' was introduced . Later, on the 21st January, 1832 the government established 'The Trinidad Gazette'. This move by the Governor brought with it competition in the newspaper market in the country. By the early 19th century there was over nine major published newspaper in Trinidad and Tobago. This signal and began a boom in the industry, since newspapers...

    Advertising, Journalism, Mass media 819  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes of Teenage Pregnancy

    The Causes of Teenage Pregnancy and the Effects on the Community There are many different causes of teenage pregnancy. Every teenage girl is brought up under different family and personal conditions, therefore presenting many different causes of teenage pregnancy. These causes can range from internal factors to external factors. Some of these causes include drugs and alcohol, sexual abuse and child maltreatment, and technology dangers. All of these contribute to teenage pregnancy. Another cause...

    Adolescence, Bullying, Child abuse 905  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy Robin Deel Professor Wall Sociology 101 15 April 2013 Teen Pregnancy Teen pregnancy is one of the most popular topics everywhere today. The United States has the highest rate of teen pregnancy in the western industrialized world. (Kendall, 2011, p. 495) Teens today have the mindset that “I’m just having a baby not a nuclear weapon”. This is ok with them and they go on about their everyday lives as if nothing can interfere with them. Oh my do they have an eye opening...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Educational psychology 1043  Words | 3  Pages

  • TEENAGE PREGNANCY Term Paper

    The social issue of TEENAGE PREGNANCY A Research Paper Submitted to the School of Information Technology Mapua Institute of Technology Makati City In Partial Fulfillment of the Course Requirements in Current Issues SS15 Submitted by: Anne Louise C. Reyes Submitted to: Dr. Reynaldo A. Padilla September 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

    Adolescence, Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality 1596  Words | 10  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Rapid Growth of Teenage Pregnancy Cases in the Philippines I. Introduction: Teenage pregnancy is one of the major factors that affect population growth in the Philippines. It is considered as one of the major problems of the government is facing of today. According to the Government statistics records, teenage pregnancy cases rise up to 70% over 10 years only. These alarming cases caught the attention of some lawmakers. The very best example solution that the government made this year...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1020  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage pregnancy is a widely controversial issue in the United States. Teenage mothers account for about eleven percent of all births in the US (Lowen). There are many ways in which getting pregnant at a young age hinders that individual’s likelihood of attending college or making a sufficient income in the future. If a teenager becomes pregnant, then their pregnancy will have a significant negative impact on their future. A teenager has a few options as to what to do in the event of pregnancy...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Childhood 1297  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy: Correlation is not Causation Dahlia Richardson MAT 540: Statistical Concepts for Research Ashford University Professor Dr. Stacy Thorne June 10, 2013 Teenage Pregnancy Introduction Teenage pregnancy has proven itself to be a global problem that places both the mother and child at risk. This paper will examine studies about the risk factors for pregnancy in women under the age of 19 and comparing them to risk factors for women between 19 and 35 inclusively to determine...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Childbirth 1140  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage pregnancy

     Research Essay WRI 102- Teen Pregnancy: Paying the price for your own actions. Teen pregnancy has always been a problem, but latest studies and statistics show us that even with increased sex education, teen pregnancy is increasing causing many concerns for our society. What is teen pregnancy? The obvious simple answer may be a teenager getting pregnant. Just for a couple of minutes of “fun”, most teenagers put themselves into a lifetime of distress. Furthermore, teens today do not think...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Mother 1162  Words | 3  Pages

  • History and Evolution of ECCE in Trinidad and Tobago

    Childhood Education Care and Development in Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago is a small twin island country located in the south of the Caribbean. Prior to independence from Britain in 1962, Trinidad was colonized and brought under Spanish, French and later, British rule (Educational System, 2011) and in 1976 Trinidad and Tobago became a republic nation within the commonwealth realm (George, 2001). Following independence in 1962, Trinidad and Tobago continued to shadow the British system of...

    Early childhood education, Education, Scarborough, Tobago 2247  Words | 7  Pages

  • Pollution in Trinidad and Tobago

     POLLUTION SHIVALLI RAGBIR UPPER SIX B ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE OIL SPILL IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO The Petrotrin oil spill was a series of oil spills that transpired on the island of Trinidad and Tobago. There were a total of eleven oil spills that took place in December 2013. The first spill began when the 16-inch sea line No 10, operated by the Trinidad's national oil company, Petrotrin, ruptured at the bottom of the Gulf of Paria near the company's Pointe-a-Pierre refinery...

    Caribbean, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Methane 719  Words | 7  Pages

  • History of Trinidad and Tobago

    TRINIDAD BECOMES A BRITISH COLONY Spain, Britain and France always fought over colonies. These countries were always at war because they wanted to expand their empire, this ultimately resulted in them gaining more power. The British conquered Trinidad and took over the island by the year 1979. The British had control of T&T for 165 years. The country eventually gained independence in 1962. When T&T became independent we were no longer under British control. However, we became part of the...

    Africa, Atlantic slave trade, British Empire 1810  Words | 7  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

     Teenage Pregnancy 1 Susan Schwarzkopf SJVC Online ENG 122 Composition & Reading Part B Patricia Vineski September 9, 2015 Teenage Pregnancy 2 Teenage Pregnancy has been a widely discussed topic for several decades...

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