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10:52
10:52

Four West Nile Districts Grappling with High Number of Teenage Pregnancies teenage pregnancy 2 1 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.
05:51
05:51

UN Resident Coordinator Gives Hope to Child Abuse Survivors teenage pregnancy 1 2

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 moroto district 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 2 1

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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15:46

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
07:59

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.
18:54
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First Lady Urges Expectant Mothers to Take Charge of their Lives abortion 3 1

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.
18:02
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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.
12:27
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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.
12:44
12:44

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.
15:24
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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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13:28

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
10:39

Nabagereka Foundation Out to Curb Teenage Pregnancy unsafe abortions 2 6

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
12:22

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.
14:35
14:35

Child Mother Struggles as Police Push for Negotiation With Defiler's Family teenage pregnancy

Doreen Adungu, a primary six drop-out from VH Public School, told URN that she conceived at the end of last year with her longtime boyfriend identified as Moses Ocen, son of Dokolo district Local Council chairperson, John Baptist Okello Okello. Ocen, aged 23, is currently managing Farm View Hotel in Lira, which is owned by his father.
09:38
09:38

Bugiri Student Delivers Baby Boy In Examination Room pregnant students

A senior four candidate at Bukooli college school in Bugiri district delivered a baby boy while doing her Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) final exams on Friday.
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