Friday, December 16, 2011

Life is tough; it is tougher if you are young and pregnant

Sad to say, but recent research by Emma Naslund-Hadley shows that many young girls get pregnant on purpose. Low self esteem, needing someone to love, wanting to have a clear purpose in life, and trying to justify dropping out of school are some of the reasons given by teens for their pregnancy. We, as a society, need to figure out how to get more involved and deal with this issue now. The video below describes the problem in some detail.

The results of the study are discussed in this article:

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