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.