Abortion a Problem for Teenage Girls

3739 WordsOct 20, 201115 Pages
Abortion a problem for teenage girls The purpose of this essay is to bring awareness to the medical procedure of abortion, which is a very dangerous procedure that needs to be solved. The target audience is those teenage girls that are deciding to abort using irrelevant procedures. This problem is an increasing trend that is affecting younger and younger girls as time passes due to poor sex education involvement in schools, and family discussions. Sometimes girls have rational reasons of why they decide to abort, like when they have serious diseases, when their economic situation is not the best, or when they were victims of sexual abuse. Thus, there have been many cases in which girls just decide to abort for no reason at all without…show more content…
Also, the articles from Olukoya & Kaya, relate to the one from Cumberland because they state that girls should have private advising at schools in order to orient them towards the right track. Even though, Cumberland goes more into detail about what’s one of the ways to solve the problem, like implementing sex based classes in schools, the article also heads the same approach to promote counseling to pregnant girls. Cumberland, as well as Olukoya & Kaya approach the problem of abortion based on education programs available, how these programs might help parents understand the situation of their daughters, and how they can help them make the right decision. Also, the second solution to undecided abortions is to telling relative girls trust in order to receive emotional or economic assistance. This solution is really good when the communication within the family is good, but it’s not the best solution to the problem. The reason for this is because sometimes family members can have emotional conflicts, and they might not take the idea of pregnancy positively. This can affect the girl’s decision because their feelings are dependent on their background; they can feel shyness, fear, or anger towards the idea of pregnancy. Additionally, girls can end up killing the baby and themselves because they were not aware of the correct precautions to take when aborting. On the other hand, sometimes telling a relative can bring many positive effects on the decision because
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