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07:18
07:18

Otuke District to Enroll Teenage Pregnant Girls Back at School Teenage Pregnancies 4

Susan Abeja, the Otuke District Woman MP believes that the girls should be given a chance to continue studying even after giving birth. She says as leaders, they will make sure that the girls receive the necessary support they require at school.
16:21
16:21

Kibaale Registers 6,000 Teenage Pregancies in One Year Education 2

Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from July 2020 to August 2021 6,440 girls aged between 15 and 19 years are reported pregnant in the district.
21:36
21:36

Fistula Cases Could Surge as More Teens Join Motherhood -Gynecologists Teenage Pregnancies 5 1

The medical condition comes as a result of a hole created between the birth canal and bladder and the rectum, caused by prolonged, obstructed labour. It leaves women leaking urine, faeces or both, and often leads to chronic medical problems, depression, social isolation and deepening poverty.
14:21
14:21

Isingiro Turns to Community Workers to Curb Early Child Pregnancies Teenage Pregnancies 5

Dr Edson Tumusherure, the District Health Officer, says that the social workers will voluntarily sensitize the members of the community especially parents about the dangers of teenage pregnancy.
18:52
18:52

2,467 minors Defiled, Impregnated in Kabale Teenage Pregnancies 8 2

Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, Kabale District Probation Officer revealed to our reporter on Friday afternoon that her office has recorded 2,467 cases of girls aged under 18 who were impregnated since March 2020.
18:54
18:54

Archbishop Urges Parents to Mentor Children During Festive Season Teenage Pregnancies 2 1

“Dear parents, you have a very big role to play; a very big one, the role of mentoring these children from young age upto the time they are big and even then, when you see them doing wrong things, challenge them because you still have power, don’t underestimate your power!” -Archbishop Odama said
11:13
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Mean Parents Blamed for Teenage Pregnancies in Amuria 1 1

Girls say most parents have exhibited a high level of negligence especially in providing necessities for them. As a result, they are compelled to engage in unhealthy relationships in search of gifts that lure them to engage into sexual relationships leading to teenage pregnancy and disease
13:37
13:37

Boys, Men Faced Increased Sexual Violence During Lockdown Teenage Pregnancies 2

The finding is based on a survey conducted in August 2020, among 2,500 adolescent boys and young men aged between 10 and 24, across the five divisions of Kampala. The study involved both school-going and out of schoolboys and young men.
10:16
10:16

Katakwi Registers Surge in Teenage Pregnancies Katakwi District 2 1

According to the report, Katakwi Town Council leads with 190 cases, followed by Magoro with 188, Usuk Sub County 177, Katakwi Sub County 137, Ongongoja Sub County with 115 cases, Ngariam 89, Kapujan 87 and Omodoi 100 while Palam Sub County registered the least number with eleven cases.
09:20
09:20

Two Sub Counties in Bukedea Register 730 Teen Pregnancies Bukedea District 2 1 Top story

Emmanuel Elimu, the Senior Probation Officer Bukedea District, says the figures were extracted from Police and antenatal visits in various Health facilities covering the period between April and September this year.
07:27
07:27

3855 Teenage Pregnancies Registered in Greater Luwero schools 4

Zenar Nasur, the Luweero District Education Secretary, says most of the teenagers were lured into sex after being left alone at home by their parents. She explains that most of the affected girls live with their grandparents and guardians who exercise little control over them, which gives them leeway to engage in irresponsible sexual behavior with their peers or male adults.
05:59
05:59

Church Steps Up Fight Against Teenage Pregnancy in East Acholi Kitgum Diocese 2 1

Pader district acting Education Officer Francis Olwoch says that of the 800 cases of teenage pregnancy in the district, 168 were primary and secondary school-going girls, according to the statistics obtained from 36 government health facilities where the teenagers had reported for antenatal services.
07:59
07:59

Kaberamaido Police Stuck with Three Months-Old Baby Teenage Pregnancies 1 1

Janet Amuge, the Officer in Charge of the Child and Family Protection Unit at Kaberamaido Police Station, says they received information around 4:30 PM on Sunday regarding a child found crying alone in a nearby bush.
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