Planned Parenthood Case Study

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Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood is a widely known, non-profit organization that provides reproductive healthcare for all men and women. They have served clients within the U.S. and globally for more than one hundred years (Planned Parenthood Federation of American Inc., 2018). Planned Parenthood’s (2018) mission “aims to provide trusted community health care, inform and educate the community, lead the reproductive health and rights movement, and advance global health”. They focus on health topics including birth control, abortion, STD’s/STI’s, pregnancy, and emergency contraception. They have information about the many different types of STD’s and STI’s on their website and at their locations. A few types they offer information…show more content…
At Colorado State University (CSU), located in Fort Collins, Colorado, there is a team that focuses on exactly that. CREWS is sponsored by the CSU Health Network and is run by students who are wanting to make a difference on their own campus. CREWS, which stands for Creating Respect and Educating Wellness for and by Students, has a mission that “is devoted to increasing positive health behaviors and perceptions as well as supporting harm reduction among the student body at Colorado State University through non-judgmental initiatives” (CSU Health Network, 2014). Members live up to this mission by immersing themselves across the CSU community; they are seen at sporting events, in classrooms and in the well-known CSU…show more content…
Government. The authors, Kathrin F. Stanger-Hall and David W. Hall, of “Abstinence-Only Education and Teen Pregnancy Rates: Why We Need Comprehensive Sex Education in the U.S.” discuss how sex education is demonstrated throughout the U.S. and how the government may be a contributor to these alarming rates (2011). They state, “some argue that sex education that covers safe sexual practices, such as condom use, sends a mixed message to students and promotes sexual activity” in describing the U.S. Government’s standpoint on sex education (Stanger-Hall & Hall, 2011, p. 1). They strictly believe that abstinence-only education throughout schools is the answer. Abstinence is restraining one’s self from all forms of sexual activity and choosing to not participate in any sexual acts. Stanger-Hall and Hall’s data collected from all U.S. states with sex education laws or policies (N=48) show that abstinence education is positively correlated to teen pregnancy and STI/STD rates (2011). Among these 48 states, 21 states choose abstinence-only education, 7 states put emphasis on abstinence, 11 states cover the idea of abstinence in subject to comprehensive sex education, while the remaining 9 states did not mention abstinence in their education policies (Stanger-Hall & Hall, 2011). Within these four groups, the
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