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FL Planned Parenthood: Empowering Latinos Juntos

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  • Members: 4
  • Category: Culture & Community
  • Type: public
  • Location: Sarasota, FL
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Despierte su conciencia y no ignore los hechos! Take acción. For you and our gente Latina.

In health centers, on the streets, and in the Legislature, Planned Parenthood of Florida is at the forefront of the reproductive health and rights movement in FL. We work hard y con toda la gente to improve access to health care and birth control.

La comunidad Latina, en particular los adolescentes Latinos, están bajo mayor riesgo de embarazos no planificado, enfermedades como el cáncer, e infecciones transmitidas sexualmente, es importante querer la mejor atención de salud para usted y su familia.

En la Florida, Planned Parenthood tiene más de 200,000 activistas y partidarios. Unase con nosotros!


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GET INFORMED! LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT'S AFFECTING OUR GENTE LATINA.

* 48.9% of Latino teens in Florida are sexually experienced.

* Latino youth are less likely to use contraception.

* HIV/AIDS is the third leading cause of death among Hispanic men ages 35-44; and the number four killer of Hispanics overall.

* In Florida, Latinos make up 20% of the population and account for 17% of the AIDS cases and 21% of the HIV cases.

* The rate of Chlamydia among Latinas has risen to 599 per 100,000 as compared to 161.9 per 100,000 among white women.

* Hispanics experienced the highest invasive cervical cancer incidence rates (16.2 per 100,000) of any group other than Vietnamese, and twice the incidence rates of non-Hispanic White women (7.9 per 100,000).

* As of 2004, Latinas have the highest teen pregnancy rate and teen birth rate of any major ethnic/racial minority in the country.

* More than HALF (51%) of Latina teens get pregnant at least once before their 20th birthday.

* Over two-thirds (69%) of Latina teen moms drop out of high school, compared to 58% of teen moms overall.

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