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    Consequences Of Juvenile Crimes

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    reducing juvenile crime, but there are ways far more effective than adult trying and sentencing.      When considering the idea of trying and sentencing juveniles as adults, it is important to know exactly what these procedures may entail. Amnesty International, a human rights group, found that Juveniles are often subjected to physical and sexual abuses while in detention (World: Americas Amnesty Says US Jails Too Many Children). An environment like this is far too hostile and dangerous for children. Not only does this environment bring on more punishment than needed, it is a major violation of human rights. How would a sentence like that make any child a better person? If anything, it would have more of a negative effect. Police records show that anyone sentenced to time in an adult jail, will most-likely return in a short period of time. Most reports and investigations, such as Amnesty International’s, show that juveniles sentenced to adult jails are more prone to violence than they would be outside of jail. Everyday, these children would have to defend themselves, and go through a violent struggle to get a moments worth of peace and freedom.      The other adult inmates are not the only problem with giving juveniles adult sentences. The facilities itself are not the right environment for a juvenile. In a study conducted by the US Department of Justice, a Baltimore detention center (in which juveniles were held) restricted…

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    lives of everyday people in communities. Teen pregnancy is a problem that needs to be confronted before the effects resonate throughout the generations. Through effective education, teen pregnancy can reach an all time low and eventually be seen as a rarity, and not a common issue. Teen pregnancy might seem like an isolated issue, but it actually affects a whole community everyday. The issues that a teen faces are faced by everyone surrounding that teen, including friends and teachers. It 's no…

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    Essay On Teen Pregnancy

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    Teen Pregnancy Giving birth has numerous merits; for instance, it enables and enhances continuity of the species as the old ones die. However, the pregnancy that eventually leads to these births need to be regulated and individuals are supposed to give rise to new young ones once they have attained a legal age; probably above eighteen years which is deemed to be the minimum age for an adult. Teen pregnancy is the pregnancy in a woman who is aged between ten and nineteen years old. In the recent…

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    experience? Teen pregnancy is a situation that ultimately alters a teen’s future forever with positive and negative side effects. In this research paper, readers will understand more clearly that even though teenage pregnancy isn’t the best experience to brag about, at the same time, it also isn’t the worst experience to complain about. Even though the teen pregnancy rate has declined over the past few decades, the fact of the matter is that the United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate…

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    abstinence-only sex education may actually contribute to a higher rate of teen pregnancy and teens in states that have more abstinence-only sex education tend to have higher teen pregnancy rates (Stanger-Hall & Hall, 2011). Because abstinence-only sex education tends to promote a lack of knowledge about contraceptive methods, it also promotes many unintended pregnancies, which can be very likely to result in abortions, as can be seen in Figure 4 (Whitaker & Gilliam,…

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    examines how media effects peoples’ everyday lives, relationships, and connections and could also look at it how media shapes behavior. Lastly, a conflict theorist would be interested in how media is damaging our society and the negative effects it has. These…

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    Having Babies. Teenage pregnancy is a worldwide problem. While this is true, Megan Comlossy states that there are more teenage pregnancies in the United States than in any other industrialized country (1). According to Poverty and the Government in America: A Historical Encyclopedia, teenage pregnancy is defined as women aging from 13-19 who give birth (1). Teen pregnancy can be caused by numerous factors. Some of these factors are one’s family background, cultural influence, and financial…

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    Teen Pregnancy

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    According to the Mayo Clinic, “the most common complications for pregnant teens – especially those younger than age fifteen and those who don’t receive prenatal care – include a low level of iron in the blood (anemia), high blood pressure, and preterm labor” (Mayo Clinic Staff). All of these complications can have a very negative impact on the mother, her pregnancy, and her child. Anemia during pregnancy can cause a woman to go into preterm labor, suffer from postpartum depression, and possibly…

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    information about how to prevent pregnancy and STIs (sexually transmitted infections) , along with lessons about how to handle sexual situations and healthy relationships (Alford, 2001). The ability to navigate relationships and sexual encounters and avoid possible negative consequences such as pregnancy and…

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    The Steady Decline of Teen Pregnancy Teen pregnancy, which is most commonly defined as adolescents from ages 15- 19, is not only a private trouble. Childbearing during the teen years not only have negative effects on the young parents but the children as well. Compared to ninety percent of women graduating high school by the age of twenty-two, only fifty percent of teen mothers receive their high school diploma by age twenty-two (NC Dept. of Health and Human Services 2015). These youth are…

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