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Bishop Kitara wants all girls who got pregnant back in school

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kitgum Diocese prelate, Bishop Wilson Kitara has called upon stakeholders to cater for all the girls who became pregnant during the lockdown ahead of the schools reopening. Bishop Kitara told URN in an interview that there is need to pay attention to the future …

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130 pregnancies recorded among school children in Tororo

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The education department of Tororo district is concerned that many more girls might not return to school when educational institutions reopen. The fear came after a mini-survey conducted in the district indicated that more than 100 girls had been impregnated since the closure of schools …

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22 primary seven pupils in Pallisa impregnated during lockdown

Pallisa, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 22 school girls in Pallisa district have conceived during the lock down. The affected are all primary seven pupils. Statistics from Pallisa District Probation Office show that the girls conceived between March and June this year. Five of the 22 cases were reported …

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High defilement rates worry Busia leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The increasing numbers of defilement cases in Busia have triggered worry among district leaders. More than 67 defilement cases have been registered since the beginning of the year, according to Patrick Lule, the operation commander at Busia Central Police Station. He says that the …

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