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How Do We Stop the Excessively High Teenage Pregnancy In Lambeth?

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How Do We Stop the Excessively High Teenage Pregnancy In Lambeth? In today's society, sex is a taboo. Many parents feel uneasy talking to their children about the facts of life. Many schools do not teach sex education, and if they do they skim through it concisely. This means many adolescents are ignorant when it comes to knowledge of sex. In result there are many teenage pregnancies. There are many other factors, which contribute to the high level of teenage pregnancies. E.g. Many teenagers are thrown out of their abode or they choose to leave on their own accord. Some or if not all housing agencies have first priority to those who are pregnant or have children. ...read more.

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It is a likelihood that if the contraception is free they will use it whereas if it has to be paid for then they probably will not buy it because of the shortage in cash. Many males feel that their social status will rise if the amount of girls they have they have had sex with is immeasurable. All I have to say about that issue is males, who have that tendency, need to put a whole new perspective on their life and before they take their genitals out their boxers they need to grow up. Many girls who enter a sexual relationship ask for trouble because they cannot differentiate between genuine commitment and crafty use of charms to get a quick release. ...read more.

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I say this because if other teenagers see the life they lead they will think long and hard about the consequences and think twice about leaping between the sheets. It would also help for parents to talk to their children about the facts of life, many children trust their parents more than any other people so if it comes from the parents then it is a strong possibility that they will take heed to what you are saying. Final Thought. The best contraception a teenager can have is abstinence, but if they feel they want to engage in sexual relations there is nothing you can do but give them all the information they need to protect themselves from unwanted pregnancies and STDs. This can be achieved slowly but surely if the topics above are carried out. By Danielle Blake-Simms 10SCJ. ...read more.

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