A Comparative Investigation into Teenage Pregnancy in Wales and England
BTEC Level 3 Diploma Public Services
Investigation Findings & Analysis
PLANNING MY INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION
Title for Investigation
Comparative study of teenage pregnancy in Wales and England
What do I want to find out about during my investigation?
Teenage pregnancy in Wales and England to see which one has the higher rates of teenage pregnancy and comparing …show more content…
The picture above shows research done shows that teenage pregnancy is an increasing problem and becoming “contagious” Research has showed "Sisters generally spend more time together than schoolmates or friends and so sisters are likely to be influenced by the behaviour of their siblings," the report said.
Jules Hillier, the Deputy Chief Executive of the charity Brook, said: "There are links between low aspirations; deprivation and teenage pregnancy, but there are also a whole range of measures that need to be in place to reduce teenage pregnancy rates such as comprehensive sex and relationships education and easy access to sexual health services."
Teenage Pregnancy is defined as ‘Pregnancy by a female, age 13 to 19, which is understood to occur in a girl who hasn’t completed her core education—secondary school—has few or no marketable skills, is financially dependent upon her parents and/or continues to live at home and is mentally immature’ – http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Teenage+Pregnancy This investigation aims to find out:
Trends of teenage pregnancy rates in Wales
Trends of teenage pregnancy rates in England
What the each country doing to deal with the problem?
How this problem affects society?
For my secondary research I looked at internet resources. I chose to research information on pregnancy rates in Wales and England and how it affects the society.
The main sites which I used to research