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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " Women"

Children Having Children: Costs and Consquences

Marcia Klioze-Hughes/The World & I 

The sexual revolution in America--begun in the 1950s, coming into full bloom in the 1960s, and culminating in the 1970s--changed the ...

Single Parents and Damaged Children: The Fruits of the Sexual Revolution
Vice President Dan Quayle was right. Murphy Brown--the unmarried TV character who became pregnant on the show--was a bad role model for ...

Child Abuse and Single Parenthood
Child abuse is a major factor that must be considered when calculating the high costs of teen pregnancy, and adolescent mothers are ...

The Norplant Contraceptive System: Uses, Abuses, and Welfare Payments
In 1990 the Food and Drug Administration approved the Norplant Contraceptive System for long-term use by women. Norplant consists of six ...

Two Responses: Abstinence is the Answer
Teen pregnancy is the Achilles' heel of America. It sucks precious resources from education and health care. It makes a mockery of family ...

Two Responses: Childhood and Sexual Behavior
Childhood. The word conjures up images of days spent busily exploring, learning, and growing; a time filled with wonder and dreams, ...

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