Unit 7 P4 Essay

452 Words2 Pages

Rape happens (pause), health issues occur (pause), and so do teen pregnancies(pause). Our bodies, our lives, our right to decide. Worldwide, 47,000 women die a year from unsafe abortions (pause). Anything from a simple herbal tea to a prescribed drug and occasionally even going to Mexico to have it done illegally. Imagine how much that number will go up if it becomes illegal (pause). Sometimes it 's the only way that the woman will be able to live, sometimes it 's unplanned teen pregnancy and they can 't raise or support a child, sometimes it 's not the woman 's fault and they were raped and sexually abused. 78% of teen pregnancies are unplanned, 49% of pregnancies that happen in the U.S. every year are unintended. Half of those women will …show more content…

1 out of every 6 women have been the victim of either attempted or completed rape(pause). 14.8% completed rape, 2.8% attempted rape, 15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under the age of 12(pause), 44% are under the age of 18(pause), 80% are under the age of 30. Any of those girls or women could end up pregnant and not be able to support or raise a child (pause). Rape victims can be minors and wouldn 't be mentally or physically prepared to care for a child (pause). Sometimes it 's not even the women 's choice (pause), sometimes it will end in a life or death decision, and I 'm not just talking about the child dying (pause). In some cases, medical emergencies compel a woman to resort to it. 13% of women have health problems and having a child could kill them or permanently damage not only their health but it could cause the child major health issues (pause). People need to stop with the shaming of women that have abortions. It should be the women 's choice (pause). Sometimes they want the child and just can 't have the child because if could kill them or affect their health and the babies (pause). When it comes to teen pregnancy it 's very hard to give a child up for adoption so they feel abortion would be a better answer (pause). Sometimes the girl is just too young and her parents won 't support her (pause). A woman needs to have a choice in what they want to do with their body because at the end of the day it 's the woman 's body, the woman 's life, and the woman 's

More about Unit 7 P4 Essay

Open Document