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15 Aug
The Alapomu of Apomuland, Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi, Atoyebi II, and his wife, Janet, have urged parents and stakeholders to discourage teenage pregnancy by engaging younger girls....
20 Jun
Children of school age have been called upon to shun teenage pregnancy to avoid dare consequences associated with it.
24 Aug 2021
Coronavirus lockdown measures in South Africa have limited young girls' access to contraception and abortion, resulting in a surge in teenage pregnancies, Save the Children said Tuesday.
5 Aug 2020
Sixteen-year-old Linnet covers her face bashfully, mumbling into her hands as she recounts how she met the young man who bought her fries and gave her money, before leaving her pregnant and facing even greater poverty than before.
4 Jul 2020
In recent times, child abuse has become a major issue in Nigeria with many recorded cases. In developed and developing countries, teenage pregnancy continues to receive increased attention...
14 Feb 2020
In a shocking twist to the story of the pregnant 13-year-old girl in Russia that claimed a 10-year-old boy was the father of her unborn child, it has been discovered that the real dad is a 15-year-old boy. The 15-year-old boy identified as Stepan as been placed on house arrest following suspicion that he is…
24 Jan 2020
A pregnant thirteen years old has claimed that a 10-year-old boy is the father to her unborn baby, says the pair fell in love at first sight. Daria, 13, and Ivan, 10, have appeared on a television talk show in Russia ahead of their baby's arrival to share details of their relationship, the Mirror UK…
11 Oct 2019
Religious misinterpretations, poverty, teenage pregnancy and early marriage amongst others are factors hindering the girl-child in Nigeria. Despite accounting for 94.2million out of the 200 million population of Nigeria, the female gender is relegated, treated as second class citizens in the country.
16 Mar 2018
About 36 per cent of Nigerian girls from ages 15 to 19 have at least one baby. The British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Laure Beaufils, disclosed this yesterday.She spoke at the formal launch of “Educating Nigerian Girls In New Enterprises (ENGINE II).”
13 Apr 2015
Campbell, a former National President of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.

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