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    ‘Cases of school girls falling pregnant have doubled during lockdown’

    By Nompumelelo Sibanda CASES of school children falling pregnant have more than doubled during the national lockdown, with Parliament yesterday hearing that almost every pupil at Magwegwe High in Bulawayo knew of a colleague who is pregnant. Parliament also heard that two Grade 7 pupils at Bosbury Primary School in Chegutu dropped out after getting pregnant before sitting their 2020…

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    Kwekwe gold panners impregnate 6 junior councillors

    SIX female juveniles – three below the age of 15 – who were part of the Kwekwe Junior Council were reportedly impregnated or eloped with gold panners during the Covid-19 induced lockdown. The shocking stats were revealed during a Zimbabwe National Council for Welfare of Children (ZNCWC) annual convention recently. Kwekwe District has a total of 56 junior councillors from…

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    Young girls going for wild parties, drinking in Matebeleland

    MANGWE District social welfare officer Sicelo Nyathi has expressed concern over the rise in the number of young girls from Mangwe district in Matabeleland South province that are engaging in wild parties and drinking. His concerns come soon after a visit to Matabeleland by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education last week, which expressed concern over a…

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