Parents need reproductive health information to curb teen pregnancy crisis

Partially due to Covid containment measures, some 175,500 unwanted pregnancy cases were recorded last year

In Summary

• Startling statistics show parents are either ill-equipped with the right information or they are unwilling to avail it to their children.

• This has inevitably led to parents having to deal with the bigger challenge of their teens getting pregnant before they are ready for the responsibility of child bearing

Since the Covid-19 outbreak, we have seen a significant increase in the number of teen pregnancies in the country.

I am afraid the longer the pandemic lasts, the more we normalise what should ...

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