• Reasons for Teenage Drug Use
    In the past decade the use and abuse of tobacco, alcohol, illegal drugs, and sexual intercourse has become a serious problem among teenagers. Many studies have been conducted to address this problem, such as the annual survey put out by Michigan State University. The deficiencies in these studies...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    UNFPA in the Philippines UNFPA began its programme of assistance to the Philippines in 1969. Since 1972, there have been five Country Programmes with a cumulative package of assistance in the amount of US$106.9 million. For over 30 years, UNFPA's contribution has successfully borne fruit as...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    teenage pregnancy is it the new trend for teenager to have sex and get pregnant? what is the point? there are so many things we already have to instill within our selves to gain maturity in such short time so how can we do that and also take responsbility for another child. teenage sex is so w...
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  • Teenage Mothers
    I can’t say that I am a part of the Country Club, sports team, or the Red Hat Ladies, but there is a special group that I am proud to say I am a part of; The Teenage Mothers Group. We have three main values in our lives which are trust, education, and family. This is by far the best unofficial g...
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  • Paper 2
    In the essay titled, “The Name of the Game Is Shame”, author Jonathan Alter established his views on teen pregnancy. He believes that the fact of “out-of-wedlock teen pregnancy” is wrong and those who are involved should be put to shame in some sort of manner. Alter brings the anti-teen-preg...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    Teen Pregnancy By: Dina Kogan E-mail: dinakogan@hotmail.com Teenage Pregnancy By: Stephanie Preece The Truth About Teen Pregnancy Although the rate of teenage pregnancy in the United States has declined greatly within the past few years, it is still an enormous problem that needs to be addre...
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  • Underlying Causes of Teen Pregnancy
    Before successfully preventing teen pregnancies among teenage girls, there are many underlying causes and facts about the dilemma that must be first exposed. Children from homes run by teenage mothers have to face almost insurmountable obstacles in life. The incidents of depression and mental healt...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    I chose to do my controversial essay on teen pregnancy. Did you know that in the United States of America, we have the highest rate of teen births in the world? Well each year in the United States, more than 300,000 babies will be born to teenage mothers who have not even finished high...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    Teen Pregnancy Teen pregnancy is a topic of concern due to the significant impact on the health of the mother, child, and community. The resources available for supporting the needs of teenage mothers are decreasing; resulting in the majority of teenage mothers being caught in the vicious cycle of...
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  • Decrease of Teen Pregnancy Rate
    The overall teen birth rate has declined by 16 percent from 1991 to 1997. "All states are recording a decline and it is the sixth year in a row that the teen birth rate has declined," stated Donna Shalala, HHS secretary of U. S. Newswire. Although the birthrate among teens is decreasing and the perc...
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  • Decreasing Teen Pregnancy
    Decreasing Teen Pregnancy Decreasing teen pregnancy has been a constant battle for the United States in the past few years. America has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the western part of the world despite not being the leader in sexually active teenagers. The main problem is that here i...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    Teen Pregnancy According to research published by The Alan Guttmacher Institute on their website regarding teen pregnancy, "a sexually active teenager who does not use contraceptives has a 90% chance of becoming pregnant within one year" (www.agi-usa.org). How to prevent teen pregnancy has been a...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    I. Alarming Reality of Teen Age Pregnancy Any under aged girl becoming pregnant with a baby is defined as teenage pregnancy. Many women according to science are ascribed in their teenage years until the age of 20; however, this definition is restricted to those under the age threshold of legally ma...
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  • Pregnancy
    Americans take great pride in their leadership among nations. Such a distinction becomes embarrassing however when the title is claimed for the highest teenage pregnancy rate of any developed nation with nearly one million pregnancies each year. There has been extensive research on the phenomenon...
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  • American Culture-Teenage Pregnancy
    In recent years, teenage pregnancy has been labeled a major issue amongst teens that it can be known as an "Epidemic." Is teenage pregnancy directly responsible for a host of society's ills? Increasing teenage pregnancy rate translates directly into increasing rates of "school failure," early beha...
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  • Reducing Teen Pregnancy
    "My mother called me a whore, because I was having sex," said fourteen year old Maria, whom was pregnant, and couldn't decide whether she wanted to have an abortion or give the baby up for adoption. Many teens like Maria think that it's ok to have sex at a young age, or that if they have sex and don...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    Teenage parenthood is by no means a new social phenomenon. Historically, women have tended to begin childbearing during their teens and early twenties. During the past two decades the U. S. teenage birthrate has actually declined (Polit and others, 1982). In the late 1950s, 90 out of 1000 women unde...
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  • Teen Pregnancy When Children Have Children
    Babies born in the U.S. to teenage mothers are at risk for long-term problems in many major areas of life, including school failure, poverty, and physical or mental illness. The teenage mothers themselves are also at risk for these problems. Teenage pregnancy is usually a crisis for the pregnant...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    Suddenly teen pregnancy IS cool? 1. Teen pregnancy is up partly because there is less of a stigma associated with teen pregnancy since there is more of a "cultural permission" to be a younger mother. The rise is also partly due to the portrayal of celebrity teens such as Jamie Lynn Spears in the...
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  • Issues of Teen Pregnancy
    Works Cited Wanda Pillow, Teen Pregnancy and Education. Marh 2006 <http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=992926191&sid=2&Fmt=2&clientId=18005&RQT=309&VName=PQD> Anonymous. Harvard Educational ReviewPregnant with Meaning: Teen Mothers and the Politics of Inclusive Schooling. Summer 2006 <.http://p...
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