The government of Kenya through relevant stakeholders has been leading the fight against early marriages and teenage pregnancies across the country. Many children have been forced to spend time at home after they were Impregnated.
According to recent statistics, most of the cases have been a result of poverty with older men taking advantage of the situation by enticing them with little incentives and sometimes stipends.
A family in Kwale has been shocked after learning their class one girl is pregnant for her Uncle. According to a news report by Radio citizen, the class one pupil at ramisi primary school had been behaving weirdly in Class as others were learning. Further investigation and testing established that the 12-year-old girl was almost four months pregnant.
The suspect who is her maternal uncle has since gone into hiding with the Police Launching manhunt for him. According to the news report, The girl joins a list of 10 other girls at Kwale primary schools who came back to school pregnant after the Covid-19 induced holidays.
Here is part of the newsreport.
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