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Parents in Meru County in disbelieve after a report on teenage pregnancies

Evpaul 06/28/2020

On Saturday the ministry of health in Meru county revealed, what many termed as bad news to its residents . The report indicated thousands of school going girls ,aged between 10 years to 14 years have been impregnated during corona era.

According to these reports , Igembe south recorded the highest cases with 979, Igembe central followed with 978 cases, Igembe North 823 cases, Imenti south 587, Imenti North 440 cases, Tigania West 256 cases , Buuri East 230 cases , Tigania East 143 cases and Buuri East 112 cases.

This comes amid concerns from various government organs on the increased teenage pregnancies cases in the country , which has taken place during the three months that learners have been out of school.

The blame has been directed to the parents, who according to the experts have kept "a social distance" with their children , thus breaking the strong parent- child bond.

Experts have explained that the 21st century parent remains to be a virtual parent, since all they think of,is that the only thing their children need from them is food,shelter and Education, thus forgetting that bonding with their child is more important.

The Education Cs , prof.George Magoha has however blamed technology, insisting that pornographic content is the root course of all this vice.

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Top Comments
JaneKungu · 06/28/2020
who will report to school come September, people can now see the importance of teachers in society, children are in their parents hands and have failed to contain them, while a single teacher with a class of ninety learners is able to teach, contain and monitor their movement and behavior, it's a pity that the same teacher is despised by the same society he has moulded
072410**** · 06/28/2020
Never underestimate the ability of teachers in moulding teenagers. And that's why schools should open at once.
+254-72540**** · 06/28/2020
asiye fundishwa na mama ata fundishwa na dunia(walimwengu) awe mwana ama mzazi ako ndani ya darasa milele na milele. we all learn until we die life is like that! 😯
+254-71739**** · 06/28/2020
all those kids should be named corona and lockdown, when you lock a goat and a hyena in one room what do you expect so stop giving us number if pregnancy further more they are doing a good job of replacing the ones succumbing to corona population to stand at 47 or more kunashida oesa ya chakula ndiyo hakuna wangeli zaa mbili mbili mpaka dunia ijae

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