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being pregnant due to her relationship with Jerome. Even though August was facing family issues, she managed to avoid unreasonable relationships, thus mitigating sexually transmitted diseases and early pregnancy. In New York City, life is expensive for girls who do not have wealthy parents. Additionally, young girls without parents find it challenging to live in New YorkCity due to the high costs of living. Exposure to poverty among girls living in New York City might force them to misbehave. Moreover, girls in big cities should not be manipulated by other people because they are poor for the sake of their future.Although most girls living in New York City are striving to achieve their dreams, they end up getting pregnant, thus facing numerous challenges. After getting pregnant, most young girls find it challenging to deal with health issues. According to research, adolescent girls aged 15 to 19 years are twice as likely to die compared to women with twenty years and above (UNFPA 5). In reality, becoming a mother has its associated risks and advantages. For young girls, the risks outweigh the benefits since they might not be physically mature. In Another Brooklyn novel, Sylvia was young to have a child, and the experience was stressful to her. With her condition, living peacefully and comfortably at the streets of New York City was challenging.Her friends abandoned her because of the pregnancy, and they did not want to be associated with her. However, Sylvia did not only find some challenges to deal with her health issues but also faced complications in achieving her expectations. With high chances of getting pregnant in NewYork City, young girls should behave responsibly as long as they are willing to pursue their future dreams.
As a result of young girls’ conditions in big cities, people have sparked numerous debatesabout their safety. For instance, Woodson’s novel aimed at making the world aware of the status of poor young girls living in the city of New York. Over the past decade, young girls have begun to receive more considerable attention in the international policy agendas (Chant, Martina, and Ramalho 4). Without help from both local and global policies, young girls in big cities might not be able to accomplish their dreams. In the novel, August thinks that at least one of them made it in life after watching Angela on television. However, girls in Brooklyn seemed to have little faithin a bright future because of poor living conditions. Like any other part of the world, young women in the city of New York ought to be empowered. Besides, they face numerous challenges during growth since the city is not favorable to them. Although some people suggest that girls living in the global south are exposed to more dangers, women in New York City are suffering. In New York City, young girls are not only vulnerable to sexual predators but also violence. In the contemporary world, cities are full of sexual abuse, mostly causing harm to young girls. As a result, early intervention programs in New York City are crucial for the sake of girls’ safety. All people should be granted equal opportunities during growth irrespective of their gender differences. As depicted in the novel, young girls growing up in the city of New York appears to