Report: Over 6,000 teenagers impregnated in Murang’a
SEE ALSO :Is Huduma Namba, the biblical ‘666’?According to figures obtained from health office, 6,570 girls aged between 15 and 19 gave birth and 679 girls aged between 10 and 14 are on family planning. Some of the victims of teenage pregnancies claimed they were sexually molested by relatives, close friends and others raped by unknown people. Health workers reported that another 4,477 girls, aged between 15 and 19, were on family planning. Another 15,070 girls aged between 20 and 24 are on family planning and are believed to be pursuing their college and university education. “We have a team on the ground that is following up cases of teenage pregnancies, where young mothers are exposing culprits who defiled them,” Health Executive Joseph Mbai told The Standard.
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