TITLE

The battle against teen pregnancy can be won, but must be fought by parents and adults as well as teenagers

AUTHOR(S)
Chavez, Linda
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;05/07/2001, Vol. 30 Issue 43, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the prevention campaign against teen pregnancy in the United States. Accounts on the results of the survey conducted by Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, a non-profit advocacy group; Factors influencing the sexual decision of teenagers; Causes of teen pregnancy; Role of parents in the sexual orientation of teenagers.
ACCESSION #
4454790

 

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