Thesis on Teenage Pregnancy

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TEENAGE PREGNANCY IN BARANGAY SAWANG CALERO CEBU CITY

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An Undergraduate Thesis Proposal
Presented to the Faculty of Languages and Literature Department
College of Arts and Sciences
Cebu Technological University, Main Campus
M.J. Cuenco Ave. corner R. Palma St. Cebu City

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In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement in
Fundamentals in Developmental Research & Extension
Engl 5A

_____________________________________________________ by CHRISTIANNE ERIC T. ORBISO
March 2011
ACKNOWLEDGMENT

All praise and thanksgiving to God Almighty for His spiritual guidance, eternal love, divine protection, strength and wisdom that made this work
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What’s worse is that 38 percent of our youth are already in a live-in arrangement. (http://showbizandstyle.inquirer.net/lifestyle/lifestyle/view/20080614-142572/Teen-pregnancies-in-the-Philippines)
Some teenagers who underwent teenage pregnancy are 16.5 million who belong to the 15-24 year old age group. We are forced with a glaring truth that at a very young age, a lot of Filipino young people today have children of their own. 30 % of all births belong to this age group and by the age of 20, 25% of the youth are already mothers. (http://www.philippinestoday.net/index.php?module=article&view=1294)
Hence, as observed in the Barangay of Sawang Calero Cebu City, teenage pregnancy is one of the rapid predicaments in the locality. The study will look into the respondents who had experienced this problem and to the perception of the parents with regards to this matter. On the other hand, the result will be posed to the Barangay Officials for them to give action in such a way that this will be mitigated or even solved and to awaken the teenagers especially women from the unconsciousness of the bitter effects and of the decadence of moral values to sexual relationships which is the main reason of teenage pregnancy.
Theoretical Background
Teenagers are meant to enjoy their lives to the fullest for adolescence is the

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