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09:38
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Lack of Sexuality Education Fuelling Moral Decay Among Youths in Acholi teenage pregnancy 1 3

The Acholi region is experiencing significant sexual and reproductive health challenges like teenage pregnancies, early marriages, HIV and gender-based violence, habits which, according to leaders, have increased greatly during the COVID-19 lockdown, when movements were restricted, while schools and places of worship remained closed.
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Over 3000 Girls Got Pregnant in West Nile During Lock Down Lugbara Kari 1 3

Suzan Ezatia, the Minister of Education in Lugbara Kari says that their findings indicate that some of the girls were impregnated by their parents and security guards deployed in their homes.
10:52
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Four West Nile Districts Grappling with High Number of Teenage Pregnancies teenage pregnancy 1 2 Top story

Dr. Alfred Yayi, the Yumbe District Health Officer, says some of the girls have given up on returning to school and are roaming around without any parental control.
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UN Resident Coordinator Gives Hope to Child Abuse Survivors teenage pregnancy 2 1

She encouraged the survivors to overcome traditional beliefs and culture by embracing education and ensuring they complete school and become future leaders. Malango said there were opportunities for the survivors to make a turnaround and take charge of their own future by staying in school by attaining higher levels of education.
08:02
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Defilers Walk Free in Moroto teenage pregnancy 3 1

William Isura, the Moroto Municipal Education Officer, says Walucho was first involved in sexual harassment in the 1990s at Moroto Army Primary School, the first school he was posted in.
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Kadaga to Support Quiin Abenakyo's Girl Child Project miss world africa 1 2

Abenakyo, who has crowned Miss World Africa at the Miss World Finale, in the southern tropical Chinese province of Hainan, last month, has embarked on an aggressive campaign to support girls who drop out of school as a result of pregnancies and child marriages.
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Parents Blamed for Increase in Teenage Pregnancy kabale 4

Statistics from the District Health Office indicate that 4,400 girls aged between 13-20 years, became pregnant last year. This year alone, the district has recorded 225 cases of pregnancy among girls aged between 14 and 18.
13:49
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Wakiso Teachers Caution Government on Sexuality Education policy 3

Dan Byaruhanga, the head teacher of Kiteezi Junior School observes that any programme designed for learners must be appropriate to their age. Otherwise, he adds, its unsuitable content may end up creating more problems than achieving the required life skill or competence.
07:22
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Stakeholders Call For Increased Sex Education Among Teens teenage pregnancy 3

According to the Uganda Demographic Health Survey UDHS 2016 report, 25 percent of adolescents aged 15-19 in Uganda have begun childbearing while Uganda National Bureau of Statistics show that one in every four girls aged between 15 and 19 is currently pregnant or has been pregnant whereas globally, statistics indicate that 24 of teenage girls in Africa get pregnant before they are 19.
07:59
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US Ambassador Tasks Govt to Contain Teenage Pregnancies teenage pregnancy 1

The United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac has asked the government to do more to reduce on the high number of teenage pregnancies.
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First Lady Urges Expectant Mothers to Take Charge of their Lives abortion 1 3

Sarah Opendi, the Minister for Primary Health Care said there is a great need for the government to reduce the number of mothers who die due to botched abortions.
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Cultural Practices Responsible For Child Abuses in Karamoja teenage pregnancy 4

Rose Namoe, the Secretary for Children Affairs in Kotido District says some cultural practices expose the girls to sexual abuse by some men.
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Government to Launch Campaign for Adolescent Girls teenage pregnancy 1

The campaign dubbed, national Campaign on Adolescent Girls, will be launched next week on the International Day of the Girl Child IDGC, a day designated for promoting the rights of girls and addressing the unique challenges they face.
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African Youth Develop Sexual Reproductive Health Mobile App teenage pregnancy 3 1

The app enables a young person to ask questions without necessarily mentioning his names, report sex abuse crimes and connect to other youth with similar problems.
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Government Unveils Strategy to End Child Marriages teenage pregnancy 4 2

Child marriage in Uganda stands at 49 percent more than the average 39 percent across Africa.
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Early Marriages, School Dropout Rate Persist in Lyantonde Despite By-Law teenage pregnancy 4

The number of girls dropping out of school to marry continues to increase in Lyantonde district despite availability of a by-law to check the problem. In 2007, Lyantonde district passed a by-law to ensure all children go to school.
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MOH Launches Campaign to Fight Teenage Pregnancies teenage pregnancy 2

Currently, 24 percent of maternal deaths in Uganda are a result of teenage pregnancies, which are a threat to national development.
10:39
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Nabagereka Foundation Out to Curb Teenage Pregnancy unsafe abortions 6 2

Salome Nakaweesi Kimbugwe, the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer says the campaign comes at a backdrop of an increase in teenage pregnancies across Ugandan communities.
12:22
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Women's Day Special: Teenage Mother Expecting Fifth Child at 20 Years teenage pregnancy 2 1 Top story

At just 20 years, Nabuuma Lamula, a Bukomansimbi teenage mother who started giving birth at 13 years is now expecting her fifth child.
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