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Pregnancies reduce at Kamanga school

Kamanga Primary School was built in 1994, is run by 59 staff members and serves over 2,000 pupils in 20 classrooms.

MWAPE MWENYA, Lusaka
KAMANGA Primary School has recorded a reduction in teenage pregnancies from six last year to three this year.
School deputy head teacher Margaret Lowa said in an interview that the reduction is as a result of awareness campaigns being conducted in the school.

Ms Lowa said teenage pregnancies, early and child marriages expose girls to diseases, poverty and gender-based violence.
This year, the school 1,472 girls and 1,305 boys from grades one to nine, and 63 teachers. However, she is dismayed at the inadequate infrastructure at the school.

 

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