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Teenage pregnancy is a national crisis

The rate of teenagers getting pregnant is on the rise. New figures from Gauteng Department of Health show that more than 23000 girls under 18 gave birth between April 2020 and March 2021,of which 934 were aged under 14 compared to 14,577 girls aged 19 and under having babies in the same period a year ealier.

  8 months ago ago
Teenage pregnancy is a national crisis