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Isingiro turns to community workers to curb early child pregnancies

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health officials in Isingiro district have turned to community workers to address cases of child pregnancies during the closure of schools. In June, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced fresh restrictions as part of the measures to control the COVID-19 transmissions in the country in the …

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Bundibugyo turns to para-social workers to curb early child pregnancies

Closure of schools for could fuel the already high cases of child pregnancies among school girls Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bundibugyo district is resorting to the use para-social workers to address cases of child pregnancies during the closure of schools. Last week, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced fresh restrictions …

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Acholi Leaders Want Parents Punished Over Child Pregnancies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of leaders in Acholi sub region want parents to be harshly held responsible for child pregnancies in the community. They allege that the increasing cases of child pregnancies in the region especially Amuru, Kitgum, Pader, Omoro and Nwoya districts are linked to permissiveness …

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