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Bosome Freho Sees Increment in Teenage Pregnancy

The Bosome Freho District Directorate of Health Services, has consistently recorded higher teenage pregnancy incidences in the communities, over the past five years. Mr Clement...
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Community Youth centres could assist curb teenage pregnancies

Mrs Doris Quame, Akatsi North District Director of Health Services has called for the establishment of youth centres in communities to support the proper...
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Community Youth Centres can help mitigate teenage pregnancy

Mrs Doris Quame, Akatsi North District Director of Health Services, has called for the establishment of youth centres in communities to support the proper...
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Customary practices fuelling early teenage pregnancies in Namibia

Customary practices such as early marriages are contributing to high incidences of early teenage pregnancies in Namibia, an official said here on Friday. National Assembly...
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Chief Worried About Rate Of Teenage Pregnancies

Nana Bosomprah Kese II, the chief of Assin Anyinabrimin in the Assin South District, has expressed concern about the spate of teenage pregnancies in...
Conflict-Resolution

Ghana Fails To Instill Discipline Among Its Citizens

Mr Paul Avorkah, National Director, Department of Community Development has stated that one of the things Ghana has failed to do is to instill...
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ActionAid says young girls need to empowerment training

She said “empowering the girls with knowledge will assist them in taking proper decisions regarding their personal hygiene, reading habits, and other negative acts...
YFM Dialogues with the Youth

Youth center helps Kenyan community tackle social ills

The 30-member Family Health Options Kenya Meru Youth Center capitalizes on the people's way of life to create awareness on the pertinent issues affecting...

Teenage pregnancies contribute to maternal mortality in Namibia

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative, Dennia Gayle, said this on Friday during the handover of reproductive health commodities worth 500,000 U.S. dollars to...

Record dance banned in Wa West District

The stakeholders took the decision at the first ordinary meeting of the Assembly at Wechiau to address challenges of social and cultural decadence in...

Poverty, Parental irresponsibility breeding Teenage pregnancies in Talensi

Parental irresponsibility, poverty and some traditional beliefs of the people in the Talensi District of the Upper East region are causing an alarming rate...

Gomoa West records drop in cases of teenage pregnancy

This was due to formation of adolescent clubs in schools, health education at primary and Junior High Schools (JHS) and the enforcement of assembly...

GES Teaches JHS Students Reproductive Health Matters

On hand to participate in the week-long programme, funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom (UK), were 135 students...
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Lack of Family Planning Leads To Teenage Pregnancies

The decision and responsibility for childbirth over the years has been misinterpreted as prevention of birth, whilst in many cases the assumption of family...

Girls Power Project kicks off in Eastern Region

The 2015 edition of the ?Girls Power Project? an intervention by Plan Ghana to improve education and empower rural girls, as a tool to...

Zambia says not to distribute condoms in schools to tackle teenage pregnancies

The Zambian government has maintained that it will not start distributing condoms in schools as one way of reducing teenage pregnancies, the Times of...

World Bank partners with Zambia to end teenage pregnancies

A senior World Bank official said on Tuesday that the financial institution was ready to partner with authorities in Zambia to end teen pregnancies...

Cocoa farmers advised to take good care of their daughters

Cocoa farmers had been advised to take good care of their daughters to grow into adulthood before entering into marriage to help reduce incidence...

11056 teenage pregnancies recorded in Brong-Ahafo

Available statistics from the Brong-Ahafo Regional Health Directorate indicated that last year the directorate recorded 11056 teenage pregnancies as against 6214 in 2013. They...

Comprehensive Sex Education in schools must be enforced

Lack of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in schools has been identified as one of the major causes of teenage pregnancies, abortion and school dropouts. Delivering...

Sexuality project launched in Tamale

Savana Signatures (SavSign), a Tamale based NGO, has launched a Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+) project designed to educate young people on their sexual...

Adolescents are our future

Teenage girls have been cautioned to avoid pre-marital sex to protect themselves from teenage pregnancies, cervical cancer and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Madam Mercy Sarkodie-Addo,...

Young Girls Need Education On Reproductive Health-Group

Women groups in the Wa Municipal have identified inadequate reproductive health education as a major contributory factor to teenage pregnancies in the northern parts...