Teenage Pregnancy in Kenya seems to be a battle that is beyond our capacity to win.Who is to blame,is it the society,teachers or care givers?Every part of Kenya is sailing in the same boat Nairobi being the highest affected with 19,561 recorded cases between January and October 2021.
The rate of HIV cases among teenagers in the country is highly increasing. This is according to the data collection by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). While speaking in Nakuru County on Friday, October 8, during deliberations between officials of NACC, National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) and Governor Lee Kinyanjui, the NACC stated that early sexual activity among teenagers was causing an increase of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV.
The number of HIV cases among teenagers in the country is sharply rising, according to the data by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). NACC is concerned that more than half of all new HIV infections in Kenya are among 15 and 24-year-olds. The data shows that the new numbers are attributed to the increase in teenage pregnancies.
A 32 year Old woman from Kakamega county has emerged to share the painful and difficult times that she is going through in her marriage life .As reported Tuko News, Gentrix Wekesa is expectant with the eleventh child at this tender age .Her husband is reportedly defiant to using modern family planning techniques.