Teen Pregnancy

Some articles on teen, teen pregnancy, pregnancy, teens:

Epidemiology Of Teenage Pregnancy - Rates By Continent - North America - United States
... teen birth rate was 53 births per 1,000 women aged 15–19 in 2002, the highest in the developed world ... Nevada and the District of Columbia have the highest teen pregnancy rates in the U.S ... miscarriage, and one third will continue their pregnancy and keep their baby ...
Public Image Of Sarah Palin - Perceptions of Palin's Political Positions - Women's Issues - Teen Pregnancy
... Evangelical leader Richard Land said of Palin's seventeen year-old daughter's pregnancy, "Those who criticize the Palin family don’t understand that we don’t ...
Adolescent Sexuality - Adolescent Sexual Behavior - In The United States
... teens rank the media second only to school sex education programs as a leading source of information about sex" ... teen pregnancy rate is higher than in many other developed countries ... After declining steadily since 1991, the teen pregnancy rate rose 3% in 2006, to 41.9 births per 1,000 ...
Abstinence-only Sex Education - Effectiveness
... be ineffective in decreasing HIV risk in the developed world, and increases the rates of unplanned pregnancy ... In 2007, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy published an overview of policy and research on "programs designed to prevent teen pregnancy and STD/HIV" titled Emerging Answers 2007 ... A 2010 report by the Guttmacher Institute pointed out that pregnancy rates for teens 15-19 reversed their decline in 2006, near the peak of the Abstinence Only campaign in the United States ...
Bridget Parker - Character Development - Teen Pregnancy
... the Neighbours of using their characters to normalise teenage pregnancy ... considered the norm, programmes like Neighbours can make the behaviours that lead to teenage pregnancy seem normal and acceptable ... to film the storyline if it was and branded it as showing emotional spectrum of pregnancy justice ...

Famous quotes containing the words pregnancy and/or teen:

    It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    Children ... after a certain age do not welcome parental advice. Occasionally, they may listen to another adult, which is why perhaps people should switch children with their neighbors and friends for a while in the teen years!
    Marian Wright Edelman (20th century)