October 5, 2018

In Uganda, Teenage pregnancy rate is 25% with regional variations. This increases to 34% in the poorest households. In rural areas, 24% of girl’s experience early pregnancy compared to 16% of wealthier households and 21% of urban girls (UNICEF, 2015). A just concluded research in Uganda, found out that there is a growing rate of child mothers currently at 25%, Further more, Uganda is ranked as the 9th Hotspot of child marriage in the world. And that Out of 100 deliveries in a health facility 10 of them are by girls below 18 years of age....

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