My opinion on Teen pregnancy
Teen pregnancy is a large social problem not only in Australia, but throughout the world. Teen pregnancy is a serious problem, at which, not a lot can be done about it. Many programmes are running to try and educate and make aware to those who need help on the topic. However, the rate is slowly decreasing.
There are many points on teenage pregnancy. Whether to keep the child, give it up for adoption, or to have an abortion. All at which need to be made by the young girl who may know little or a lot about her situation. This is why governments around the world, or at least her in Australia, need to make programmes to educate teenage mothers, especially sexually active teenagers, on the possibility of conceiving a child. To make them aware of the situation they could easily fall upon.
In my opinion, there isn’t a large debate for or against teenage pregnancy. It’s more on how to prevent or decrease the teenage pregnancy birth rate. However, the government also needs to look at how to improve the metal and physical well-being of the mother, child, and also close family and friends. Teenage pregnancy not only affects the mother and child but also the father, friends, and family. The pregnancy can cause many social standing issues as well as stress and other emotional problems.
In conclusion, I believe that the government can be doing a lot more to help improve many aspects of teenage pregnancy. Such as, improving sexual education to ensure that it covers every detail of the subject. Many sexual education programmes that run within schools only briefly cover the topic teenage pregnancy, and that is mainly how to prevent it. However, just because they understand how to prevent it, doesn’t give them an understanding of the consequences that will occur if they were to conceive a child. What happens when they do fall pregnant, and they are only 15? Who are they supposed to turn to? As many don’t have a close or friendly relationship with...