Teen Pregnancy And Its Effects

1732 WordsDec 1, 20157 Pages
Teen pregnancy and resulting births present/cause many (related to social pressure, how people act toward each other, etc.) challenges, and as a result require the total (of everything or everyone) efforts of many to provide solutions. Teen pregnancy has been thought about/believed a "social ill" for centuries in the United States and has always challenged moral and (honest and right) thoughts and feelings. The money-based costs of teens giving birth are significant, and there are many forcing/forceful/interesting reasons to reduce the teen pregnancy. Research shows that reducing the number of births to teens and increasing the age at which a women gives birth yields significant cost savings for the (government-run services and their employees). Efforts to reduce teen pregnancy are mainly focused on prevention and sex education is a large part of the effort. Twenty-first century sex education programs focus on two main (success plans/ways of reaching goals), they are: (not doing something) only education and (not doing something) plus education. (not doing something) only teaches that stopping from sexual activity is the only truly effective way to prevent unintended pregnancy. (not doing something) plus education focuses on delaying the beginning of sexual activity and recommends the use of contraception if a teen is sexually active. The success of (not doing something) only education has been (stated that something is much bigger, worse, etc., than it really is) according
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