Teen Pregnancy

By: Himit, Jaskaran & Sharene

How does the possibility of becoming a teenage mother affect the decision of keeping the child?

The Article

  • Being A Teen Parent by Ashley Pinkney
  • Social, financial and emotional issues
  • Trying to build worldwide awareness

How does this topic relate to the course?

  • Connections between relationships
  • Challenges of social institutions of intimate relationships
  • Teen pregnancy disrupting the individual's development
  • Impact of the child (societal & relationships)

3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year.

Experimental Research

  • conducting a survey
  • social group gatherings
  • social media awareness

Additional Questions

  • How does culture and religion affect the rate of teenage pregnancy?
  • How does having a child affect teenagers intimate relationship?
  • How do the financial aspect of a having a baby affect the parents decision to keep the baby?