Teen Pregnancies Spike in Kenya as Schools Remain Shuttered

July 03, 2020 01:27 PM
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As Kenya struggles to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the East African country is facing another outbreak: teenage pregnancies. During three months of lockdown, 152,000 Kenyan teenage girls became pregnant, a 40 percent increase in the monthly average. There is also a campaign to encourage parents not to marry off their girls due to pregnancies.  Mohammed Yusuf has more from Nairobi.

Camera: Amos Wangwa  Producer: Rod James