The Pregnant Child's Right to Self-Determination
- In the courts. Moskowitz, Ellen // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p4
Presents court cases supporting increased parental involvement in teenage reproductive decision making. `Alfonso v. Fernandez'; `Casey v. Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania.'
- A city's assault on teen pregnancy. Loconte, Joe // Policy Review;Nov/Dec96, Issue 80, p12
Focuses on Indianapolis, Indiana-based Mayor Steve Goldsmith's recruitment of religious groups to launch one of the United States' most aggressive campaigns against teen pregnancy. Creation of a 27-point strategy for city-wide action; Communicating an effective abstinence message.
- Fighting teen pregnancy. // Essence (Essence);Sep92, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p43
Looks at the efforts of the Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy of Maryland. Focus on reducing teen pregnancy; How parents can work in their own communities to teach teenagers about sexuality.
- Pregnancy politics. Stanglin, Douglas; Dentzer, Susan // U.S. News & World Report;3/11/96, Vol. 120 Issue 10, p22
Reports that a campaign announced by President Bill Clinton to fight teenage pregnancy is running into problems from both conservatives and liberals. Debate over exclusion of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in favor of celebrities.
- Teamwork on teen pregnancy. A.S., Bruce // National Journal;5/17/97, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p995
Reports that a bipartisan group of lawmakers has signed a White House-sponsored initiative to cut initiative to cut teenage pregnancy rates. Launching of the National Campaign to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy; Introduction of a four-year plan to invest funds for teenage pregnancy prevention efforts.
- Teen pregnancies: High rates, higher costs. // U.S. News & World Report;4/15/96, Vol. 120 Issue 15, p16
Discusses efforts of the federal Adolescent Family Life Program to prevent teen pregnancies by encouraging abstinence. Study in `Journal of the American Medical Association,' (April 1996) which suggests that the so-called Chastity Act project has fallen short; Birthrate statistics.
- Minister rolls out latest phase of strategy to cut teenage pregnancies. Hayes, Derren // Community Care;7/4/2002, Issue 1429, p10
Reports on the action taken by the British government concerning teenage pregnancy. Objective of the government initiative; Incidence of teenage pregnancy in Hull, England; Social status of children born to teenage mothers.
- Kenya: Finally schools to end pregnancy tests. // Women's International Network News;Autumn98, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p54
Reports that secondary school heads in the Eastern Province of Kenya have been ordered to stop conducting pregnancy tests in schools. End to the discriminative and demeaning practice; Counselling and constant medical check-ups to ensure the good health of girls; Condemnation of the expulsion of...
- Dr. Henry Foster named to lead national offensive on teen pregnancy. // Jet;2/26/96, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p22
Reports on the appointment of Henry Foster as President Bill Clinton's senior advisor in a national initiative against teenage pregnancy. Withdrawal of Foster's nomination as US Surgeon General; Foster's responsibilities as senior advisor on teenage pregnancy; Personalities who have agreed to...