Reasons for Teenage Pregnancy in the US
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This paper attempts to understand why the teenage pregnancy rates in the United States are among the highest in the developed world. The paper suggests that sexuality education -- or lack thereof -- in the U.S. may be to blame. The paper shows how health care costs relating to teen pregnancy are exorbitantly high, which the paper says taxes all of society's social and economic resources. To reduce these costs, the paper recommends basic ideological shifts in the approach to sexuality education, and calls for greater access to contraceptives for teenagers.
From the Paper:"Teenage pregnancy rates in the United States are among the highest in the developed world. As the nations of Western Europe prove, educational fallacies in the US concerning sexuality education..."
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