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15:46
15:46

“Don’t Deny Us Access to Mobile Phones” Say Teens teenage preganacies 1 4

The two girls who have been out of school for two years say the restrictions on access and ownership of mobile phones to school-going pupils has adversely affected adolescent girls.
09:53
09:53

Kalungu District Struggling With Unsafe Abortions teenage preganacies 1 2

Dr Daniel Ssentamu, the Kalungu District Health Officer says that their Reproductive Healthcare status report indicates that pregnancies by underage girls below 19 years are contributing an average of 18% of overall statistics of expecting mothers who seek antenatal services in the area; a figure he says is worrying.
09:39
09:39

Teen Pregnancies on the Rise in Kabale teenage preganacies 6

mmaculate Mandela, the acting Kabale District Health Officer, says 1637 out of 10,510 mothers who delivered in the district last year were teenagers between 10 and 19 years.
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Stigma Affecting Reentry of Teenage Mothers in Schools teenage preganacies 2

Although the National Adolescent Health Policy indicates that pregnant adolescent girls should be readmitted to school after they have delivered, the Education Policy is silent about it.
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08:07

Lamwo In Door-to-Door Campaign To Keep Girls In School teenage preganacies 2

Lamwo district has resolved to go on a door to door campaign to get more girl children enrolled and kept in schools in 2014. This comes after the strategy proved successful in Lokung, one of its sub counties in 2013.
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Girl Driven From Maternity Ward To Sit UNEB Exams teenage preganacies

A senior four candidate in Kasese district on Monday morning gave birth to a baby boy just hours before sitting for her biology practical paper.
09:50
09:50

Cultural Beliefs Affecting Girl Child Education in Ntoroko teenage preganacies 1

According to a report released by the World Vision in Ntoroko district, cultural beliefs were responsible for high school dropouts. The dropout rate in the district stands at 40%
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