140 teens impregnanted in Mumbwa
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By SIMEON MBEWE –
AT LEAST 140 teens have been impregnated in Mumbwa’s Mpusu and Kafwikamo areas between January and March this year as parents devised new ways of evading school authorities’ enforcement of the ban on early marriages.
Not less than 10 new pregnancies for girls between 13 and 17 years are recorded at every week.
Investigation shows that parents are now getting transfers for their girl children purporting that they are taking them to other schools when in fact they marrying them off in pursuit of dowry.

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