Abstaining is the only certain way to prevent teenage pregnancy.
Teen pregnancy has become all too common in this day and age.
According to the statistics, whites form the largest racial groupon welfare; half of all welfare recipients leave in the first two years;and teenagers form less than 8 percent of all welfare mothers.
However teen pregnancy really affects our communities and country....
Teen birthrates and increasing pressure from concerned families and health advocates, have finally prompted the state of Oklahoma to step forward and create prevention programs.
Teenage Pregnancy and the Welfare Reform Debate | …
As the issue of teenage pregnancy became an urgent public issue in the 1970s, it began to receive intense scholarly attention. Chilman contributed a widely influential research-based analysis of sexuality among adolescents in the rapidly changing social context. Her work highlighted the complexity and challenges of negotiating the contemporary demands of biological, social, and emotional aspects of adolescent development.
Welfare and Teen Pregnancy | Birth Rate | Single Parent
A number of teens do not want to become pregnant, although some are not opposed and other has ambivalent attitudes (Bruckner, Martin, & Bearman, 2004, p....
On Poverty | SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
The new law gives states the option to deny welfare benefits tounwed teenage parents under age 18. States may not use federalgrant funds to provide assistance to unmarried parents under age18 who have a child at least 12 weeks of age and did not completehigh school unless they attend high school or an alternative educationalor training program. Unmarried teenage parents must also livewith a parent or in another adult-supervised setting such as a"second-chance home". States may, under certain circumstances,use federal funds to assist teenage parents in locating and providingpayment for a second-chance home or other adult-supervised livingarrangement.