Parents should consider the effect it will have on their family if their teen gets pregnant because they could just prevent it all. Most teens are scared to tell their parents that they are sexual active, so making birth control easily accessible to everyone would keep teen pregnancy rates down. Most parents think they can control their kid’s actions until they are eighteen and that´s not the case with sexual activity. Teens should be able to make the choice if they need birth control or not because they are making the choice to have sex. Most parents are not understanding enough for teens to tell them they need birth control.
Birth control is very common in today’s society. Anyone from ages fourteen to fifty are using birth control. Young women should be able to get birth control pills without their parents consent because most teens are not comfortable with telling their parents they are sexually active. Teens can also be embarassed to tell their parents; they know they’ll be disappointed in them. Other teens may not have a good relationship with their parents, so they cannot talk to them about it.
Teen pregnancy affects both of the teen parents families. Because, of the lack of supervision and the easy access to condoms and birth control I say we teach kids the different aspects to help prevent teen pregnancy. What teen pregnancy does to the welfare of the child as far as getting government assistance and some options the teen parents have that can affect their lives. Teen pregnancy is pregnancy in human females under the age of 20. The people that teen pregnancy can effect is the people that are expecting the baby and their lives.
Children as young as 12 years fall pregnant due to social problems in townships. Social problems include parental guidance, access to government grant, peer pressure, substance abuse, poverty, job marketing and education. Most teenagers do not have enough information on sexuality and contraceptives. Teenagers engaging in unprotected sexual intercourse lead to unwanted teenage pregnancy which is a serious social and health problem. About half of all South African teenagers aged between 15 and 19 reported having had sex.
Right away the statement points out that the mothers are beggars and the author is thinking about strategies or ways they can make the child beneficial for the mothers, since the infants are so hard to support for some who are unfortunate. Throughout the reading, Jonathan Swift gives out crazy ideas about the topic of many children being born into families who in a way can not support them. In the article “Financial Problems Of Teenage Pregnancy” it claims “Teenage parents face a lot of problems from parenting to finances, especially because the teenager hasn’t even started earning when the baby is born. The problems that teenagers face are many, though they can be overcome with commitment, support and dedication” (Bhadra Kamalasanan). The parents struggle financially because most of the time they have not started working and even committed to a career.
By this time, they would have to contend with the pressures of parenthood. What will truly bother them in the long run is the reality of whether or not they can fulfill their obligation as parents, and the security of their child’s future. Teenage pregnancy is becoming a societal problem that branches out to other problems that it is caused for the growth of poverty rate in different baranggays. One of the reasons why teenagers are already aware with this topic is because of media. They get a higher knowledge to sex from the magazines, TV shows, internet, movies and other
According to DeVitis (2010), the social stigma of teenage pregnancies, have popularly perceived to have lessened. However Abrams et.al (2008), had stated that the stigma that is associated with teenage pregnancy, can be profound with misery and immorality, being attributed to the teenager. When society hears teenage parents, they usually think that because of their age that they are unable to get or finish their education, being wealthy and successful, getting married and being outstanding parents. Sometimes, this stigma can prevent the teen from going back to school and doing well, because of the image that has been created of them. This is where the Equality Acts comes in, to help prevent these young parents being discriminated against.
What is one sociological issue that is pledging the young people of the new generation? The issue of teen pregnancy is accurately shown in the movie The Pregnancy Pact (2010) directed by Rosmary Rodriguez. The film revolves around a number of young girls who seems to think have a child young will be fun, much like playing house. The boys that help them are mislead in the girls true intentions are. Both parties however, do not understand the responsibility that comes with a child, how both party’s lives will be forever changed, as well as how in will affect their own families.
Parents would make their teenager consider an abortion or adoption because they can’t afford to take care of another child and wouldn’t have the time to help raise it. They look at these options as an easy way out and for their teenager to finish growing up without caring for another human being. These options put strands on family relationships and make it a little more stressful to deal with. Most teenagers hide their pregnancy because they are scared of their parents. Some teenagers are scared to talk to their parents about sex and teen pregnancy because of how they would react.
Why teens hurry to get married nowadays? Young generation today stream into marriage without understanding what they are getting into. Marriage is a lifetime responsibility which the teenagers don 't take seriously. Today 's teenagers don 't believe in the term of trust, faith and love. Teenage marriage has become a challenge in our century.