In this paper, teenage pregnancy is debated, would be enlightened on contraception, sex, peer influence, abortion, parent influence, and societal circumstances. As stated in the paper, teenage pregnancy is a serious problem, and it is as well a sticky condition to phase through particularly as a teen. Teen females usually do not deliberately want to get pregnant; they are mostly influenced, pressured or want to explore their sexual inquisitiveness. The high rate of teen pregnancy among minority and underprivileged groups, documented in the United States of America, is constant with the theory that absence of opportunity and socioeconomic shortcoming contribute to adolescent childbearing. There is also evidence from studies in the United States
Issues of Teen Pregnancy in the United StatesDo you think the teen pregnancy rate in the United States will ever go down? Do you know the many risk factors that come into play with teen pregnancy? Do you think girls should be required to be on birth control until a certain age? The United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the western world with approximately one million teenage girls becoming pregnant each year. There are many different factors that come into play with girls getting pregnant as a teen.
Teen pregnancy is one of the major problems happening in this generation. The media and television has influenced the growth of teen pregnancy as being a good thing. Programs are set up and help from other sources give tips to expecting teens as they begin their journey to parenthood. Teen pregnancy doesn’t only have huge health risk to mother and baby, but it also has a big impact on teen parent’s lives. There are many things you must know if you’re a pregnant teen.
In our society we are facing a problem of teenage pregnancy which causes the issue of abortion to occur. There is a very high rate of teenage pregnancies and abortions in our society, and that is not healthy or good for every individual and the society as a whole. This issue occur because of the irresponsibility’s of our youth. They are having unprotected sexual activities which is not safe and may cause them a lot of problems such as HIV/AIDS, STD, STI and other sexual transmitted diseases not only pregnancy. We have several ways to prevent teenage pregnancy in our health institutions (Clinics, private and public hospitals).
Teen Pregnancy “3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year’’(Kathryn and Henshaw).Teen pregnancy affects the emotional and socioeconomic aspect, causes psychological stress, and has short- and long- term effects. Teen pregnancy has an emotional effect on the mom. Family hostility may make it difficult to cope with expecting a child. “A pregnant teen with parents may have a hard time accepting the pregnancy, which may cause her to have guilt because of disappointment.
Often times when people actually know a great deal about a subject, they will respond to it and attempt to help make it better. The support of people with power will often times make people want to get more involved as well. This adds an effect to the people who are involved in this problem by making more people who can describe the issue make their best effort to help. In Human Trafficking by Michael Cory Davis, a quote is put like this; “support of law enforcement’s efforts to combat human trafﬁcking when there are ‘special events,’ the league’s security department hosted a meeting in September of the supervisory command staff of the Violent Crimes Against Children Section of the FBI.” This shows that the police are giving involvement into the problem more attention trying to fight against sex
Teenage Pregnancy Teenage Pregnancy, also known as adolescent pregnancy, is in females under the age of 20. A female can become pregnant from sexual intercourse after she has begun to ovulate, which can be before her first menstrual period but usually occurs after the onset of her periods. In well-nourished females, menstrual period usually takes place around the age of 12 or 13. Pregnant teenagers face many of the same pregnancy related issues as other women. There are, concerns for those under 15 to age as they are less likely to be physically developed enough to sustain a healthy pregnancy or to give birth.
This is based on various global studies into the topic and has been substantiated repeatedly by authorities as well (Stockman, Lucea, & Campbell, 2013). The international crisis around domestic violence manifests itself in various forms including various types of assault and battery, killings for honor and dowry, emotional and psychological abuse as well as its impact on health including pregnancy of victims as well as social stigma that is part of society’s response to domestic violence (Gretchen, Dulmus,
In the Philippines, there are levels of sexting and in those levels, various penalties awaits: imprisonment and fines. Sanci, Temple-Smith, & Walker (2013) said that pressure can be a contributing factor to sexting. Also, the modern technologies like cellular phones, tablets, laptops and the possibility of internet connection everywhere we go nowadays has been hard on people who are undergoing sexual behaviour treatment (Samenow & Weiss, 2010) and it may be an easier access to people who do sexting. Sexting as media production may have a negative effect on girls, who are they talking to and how they communicate (Hasinoff, 2012). Arcabascio (2010) and Ferguson (2011) studied that females are most likely to be more involved in sexting.
TEENAGE PREGNANCY ” The latest teen pregnancy statistics is now alarming as the already high incidence in the Cordillera continue to increase”, National Youth Commission assistant secretary Cadena said. The teenage pregnancy is one of the most pressing issue concerning youths and teenagers not only in the Philippines but also the world. Its increasing rate is now alarming. From all the developing countries, only the case of the Philippines is increasing. The SunStar Baguio published that the rate of teen incidence in the Cordillera had increase by 45% in the first semester of 2017.