Schools reaction to teen pregnancy is part of the problem

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By: Katleho Sekhotho¬†   The Soul City Institute for Social Justice says part of the problem of teen pregnancy in South Africa is how schools react. The intersectional feminist organisation says it’s up to schools to launch investigations when a child under the age of 16 falls pregnant. Recent figures released by the Gauteng health… Continue reading Schools reaction to teen pregnancy is part of the problem

Gauteng girls as young as 10 became mothers during lockdown

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By Kaya 959 Reporter Gauteng Health MEC, Nomathemba Mokgethi, has revealed that girls as young as 10 gave birth between April 2020 and March 2021. Answering a question put forward by the DA in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, Mokgethi said 934 babies were delivered by girls between the ages of 10 to 14 years. More… Continue reading Gauteng girls as young as 10 became mothers during lockdown