teen pregnancy

where to get help/support? who does it effect?

where to go for help?

-visit your doctor

-community health centre

-womens health centre


who does it effect?

-it effects the family of the couple, and the couple themselves

-people they socialize with

-money issues

-a lack of acceptance, support and understanding from the young woman’s family and friends

-the young woman not being able to finish her education, which can lead to long-term unemployment or job options that are not secure or well paid

why is it an issue?

  • -the young woman not being able to finish her education, which can lead to long-term unemployment or job options that are not secure or well paid
  • -being dependent on welfare or on a job that is not well paid, putting the young woman under more financial pressure, which often leads to poor housing arrangements and not being able to afford basic necessities