What you don't know won't harm you, correct? Off. The motivation behind this paper is to examine sexually transmitted maladies and how they influence men and ladies of all ages. This is an issue that is duplicating consistently and influencing a large number of individuals. A significant number of whom don't even realize that they are at danger and may not realize that they could have effectively experienced a malady. This is an issue that has been an issue for a long time and has numerous negative results for men, ladies and babies around the world. Sexually transmitted illnesses has an incredible arrangement of pertinence to school age learners on the grounds that sexually transmitted infections are to a vast degree diseases of the adolescent, predominantly on the grounds that their sexual relations are regularly unplanned, and normally happen before they have the experience and abilities to ensure themselves. "US information demonstrate that adolescent mature people matured 1524 years obtained 48% of all such diseases, despite the fact that not all youthful grown-ups this age are sexually animated". (Glasier, 2006, p. 1600). School matured learners are at hazard more than any viable age aggregation and it is imperative that we are mindful. 2. Portray how regular the issue is.
The term “Teen Pregnancy” was rarely heard or talked about previous to the mid 70’s and Now is consider an epidemic globally. Teen pregnancy refers to women between 13 and 19 years of age, who have not yet reached childbearing age and are still physically and mentally undeveloped to have children. During the early 70’s and middle 80’s teen pregnancies rates reached a peak to uncontrollable numbers. But this social issue has its origins in the 1950’s. Several significant social changes during the late 50s and early 60s such as the “Women’s Rights Movement”, the creation of the anti-conceptive pill , “The Gay liberation movement” of the late 1960s among others, brought along, long-lasting effects that still affect the current American
Chapter eight of The Way We Never Were by Stephanie Coontz focuses on sexual reproduction in the United States. In this chapter, Coontz claims that the root cause of higher sexual reproduction rates in teenagers in the past rather than now is a result of cultural changes and advances in technology such as birth control and other mechanisms that prevent unwanted pregnancy.
Margaret Sanger is a birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Sanger gave a famous speech on March 30th, 1925 titled “The Children’s Era” which is part of the Sixth International Neo-Malthusian and Birth Control Conference. It took place at a public meeting in Scottish Rite Hall in New York. She believes that the twentieth century should be the era of the child where the current generation should welcome children into a healthy and happy world. She believes that parents should be educated through a series of tests to help them understand and realise what it is like to be a parent and what all it takes. I believe this is a good speech because Sanger convy’s her readers by the use of repetition, the use of an analogy, her use of facts, and credibility to other sources.
Growing up as a young woman today in a world where sex sells, would be unimaginable without the creation and use of birth control. Birth control not only gives women rights as to whether or not they want to bear children but it also helps women with menstrual cycles. Women at one point had no contraception or information on birth control. Imagine the world today without knowledge on contraception. Imagine how middle to lower class citizens would survive. Most of the children would be lucky to be fed yet alone college educated. This is all because one woman, Margaret Sanger, devoted her life to this cause. This research paper will address who Margaret Sanger was, why birth control meant so much to her and how she devoted her life to its cause and creation.
Such a controversial vote ignited a great debate throughout the community: among parents, school officials, government officials, and religious leaders. It forced the community to discuss a topic that is still uncomfortable for many confer --youth sex education. “How should we go about teaching sex education to children?” When should children be exposed to this type of information?” These are the types of questions the community pondered while weighing in on the debate. Despite the sexual revolution of the 1900’s and into the 2000’s, discussing sex education is still a contentious topic even in 2015. The author Nancy Gibbs does a extraordinary job examining the various perspectives of the debate in “Birth Control for Kids?
In Quindlen’s essay she talks about when she was sitting in a clinic in the poorest neighborhood in New York City. She sat with a group of young teenagers who amazed her with their knowledge of sexuality. Quindlen talks about someone mentioning the thought that sex education in school would lower or prevent teen pregnancy, but students will do whatever they want to do. Even though it is good to teach young teenagers about sex and possible risk of the act, it could create confusion in students, wondering the class is teaching them about contraceptives or abstinence. The essay explains how half dozen young teenage girls show off that they are having sex, getting pregnant, and having babies.
As the eighteenth century transitioned into the nineteenth century, views on reproduction and sexuality changed. The way that women and men were viewed and treated in instances of unwanted pregnancy and premarital sex began to shift. The views of the church, government, and medical world also began to shift. This is when an opposition to abortion and contraception which is felt in today’s political climate truly began to develop.
This study must be considered with hesitation due to the small sample size, as well as the reality that certain generations and age groups may be more inclined to lie about having had sex or not than others. Around the same period, sex with prostitutes declined over 50 percent between 1900 and 1910. Due to the first sexual revolution of the twentieth century, young men were more likely to have their first sexual encounter with a girlfriend rather than a prostitute. This increased the need for the general population to have knowledge of and access to birth control methods. Margaret Sanger claimed in 1914 that upper-middle-class women, promiscuous girls, and prostitutes rarely become pregnant because they know how to prevent conception. However, lower middle-class women lack knowledge of birth control methods and it was cheaper to give birth than have an abortion even if they knew that they would be financially unable to care for the new child. During this time, sex manuals expanded couples’ knowledge of sexual techniques and greater access to birth control allowed couples to explore their sexuality further.
There were quite a few options for contraceptives in the 20th century and it was made available for practically anyone and everyone at a surprisingly affordable rate. There were options like the Rhythm method which tried to pinpoint the time of sterilization for a woman around her usual cycle. At first they believed that the point of sterilization was after ovulation, but they later realized the truth was the exact opposite. This was one of the earliest attempts of contraceptives and it deemed not useful after further scientific investigation. Most religious individuals such as the Catholics were divided on if they were in favor of contraceptives or not because the line of God’s-will be deemed unclear. Later on another form of contraceptive became more prominent and this was the use of Spermicide and Douching. Scientists found
Upon entering class, it could be imaged that anyone who sat down to watch the movie, “The Pill”, would spark an interest in investigating contraceptives. Before watching this film, I assumed that the research that was need to develop a contraceptive would have been more widely accepted and tolerated, instead of protested. Women would have eight, nine, sometimes more than ten children all before the age of thirty-five because of the lack of contraceptives. After watching only a few minutes of the film, I understand the reasoning behind the intolerance. With the reign of the Roman Catholic Church, the thought of discussing contraceptives was unbearable, much less the act of receiving them. The church pronounced that by taking birth control women
Around the time of the debate World War I had occurred and necessities for bodies was crucial which would lead to weakness in the soldiers. More children meant there were more bodies to fight and build during the War. In the debate Margaret Sanger argues how America constantly states that child labor will be diminished and won’t succeed unless they establish birth control clinics in order to obtain pregnancies. Kristie Yasunari continues by stating how Margaret Sanger is very involved with birth control awareness, “Margaret saw first hand that all babies were not born equal. Some were born wanted, while others were not. Some were born handicapped, others perfectly normal. Some had parents who were handicapped. Some mothers were worn from age, others from numerous pregnancies.” Before and during the debate most children were not wanted nor accepted and were brought into a horrible life because they were neglected. Other children were born with disability which come with more responsibilities for the parents or the other way around the parent is sick and the chance of them surviving a pregnancy would be very low. In the debate Winter Russell states that sex control is key to wisdom, power intellectual and mental development, one must pay the price of their own action. If men wanted pleasure they would have to deal with the results of having an undesired child. Margaret Sanger knew with birth control undesirable life or unhealthy life could be prevented instead of
A topic in American society that has proved to be an ongoing, and growing issue is that none other than teen pregnancy. In recent years, teen pregnancy rates have been increasing, which ultimately led to the topics increase of public and media attention. In American society teen pregnancy is often associated with negligence, as well as being irresponsible. In American society sex education for children is underdeveloped and instead society tends to use fear and shame to highlight/combat the dangers of unsafe or underage sex. American society uses fear to instill the idea that if you become pregnant as a teenager you are a burden to society. Along with fear society loves to shame its young women who have unfortunately stumbled upon the
During 1920s, U.S. schools began to incorporate sex education to their courses. A 2002 study conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that “58% of secondary school principals describe their sex education curriculum as comprehensive programs provide factual information about birth control, sexual transmitted disease, and continue the message to children about waiting to have sex.” (Johannah)
"Contraception could, simultaneously, unleash female sexuality from repression, uplift sexual experience into mystical communion, and rid humanity of poverty and deformity." (Woloch 363)