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Teenage pregnancy rate in Uganda stands at 24% according to UNICEF.
Nasanga says her parents never wanted to discuss matters to do with sex.
Masuku said teenage pregnancy should be a punishable offence for both boys and girls engaging in sexual activity.
Teenage pregnancy stands at 25% of girls ages 15-19 and is a leading cause of school dropout according to 2016 Uganda Demographic Survey.
Uganda’s teenage pregnancy rates are still ranking high at 25% according to statistics from the Ministry of Health.
25% of the girls and women in rural settings recycle old clothes while others use traditional materials like backcloth, banana fibers, papers ...
The children also condemned cultures and practices in certain communities in Uganda, which still allow girls below the consent age of 18
In a moving prayer, led by Isaac Wasajja, Primary Six Bright, the children prayed for themselves and their fellow children throughout the country for the...
It is also believed that in Uganda, 39% of women aged 20-49 give birth by 18
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