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this 12 year old boy is a father : South Africa says No to Teenage pregnancies

This 12 year old boy is Going to be a father to be people on social media are say they hate how teenage pregnancy is normalised

“Watching a child turn into a mother is heart-breaking. Children need to be children, not birthing them. It’s particularly devastating to learn that many of the girls who gave birth last year were barely teenagers.

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“The global pandemic risks being a time of irreversible setbacks and lost progress for girls. Unless we act fast and decisively, the impact on girls’ futures – and on all our futures – will be devastating.

Teenage pregnancies in South Africa have been increasing over the past five years, more so over the past two years, during which time access to schools and clinics have been limited due to the lockdown.

Posted dates: 02 July 2022