The 411 on Teen Pregnancy

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  • African-American Teachers Are Great Role Models
  • Reading Can Prevent Teen Pregnancy?
  • Why is Birth Control so Expensive?
  • Pregnancy Shouldn’t Be Your Only Worry
  • It’s OK to Say No
  • Get the Facts!
  • Teen Pregnancy in the U.S.
  • But the Bad News…
  • African-American Teens and Abortion Rates
  • Babies Having Babies
  • How Teen Pregnancy Impacts Your Life
  • Why You Deserve Sex Ed
  • Fellas’, This Is Your Problem Too

Why Is Birth Control So Expensive?

In a survey cited on The Huffington Post, 51 percent of African-American women aged 18 to 34 reported having trouble purchasing and consistently using birth control due to its high cost. Including it in preventive care and getting it covered with no co-pay can strengthen our access and keep more money in our pockets. 

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