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Ida Odinga urges check on teenage pregnancies

06 July 2012, 13:45

Nairobi - Organisations involved in maternal healthcare have been urged to help reduce the rising number of teenage pregnancies in Kenya.

In a statement to Daily Nation, Ida Odinga decried the “large number” of teenagers dropping out of school because of pregnancy and warned that the situation could weigh heavily on our economy if not stemmed.

Ida went on to add that on her travels around Kenya, she has encountered a very large number of teenage mums, and that it is widespread phenomenal that needs to be addressed urgently.

- For more visit Daily Nation


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