Schools to report child pregnancies

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With millions of children due back in the classroom in a few weeks time, the Gender Equality Commission has welcomed the announcement that schools will be compelled to lay criminal complaints with police when pupils under 16 are impregnated by older teenagers and men.

This as the country was shocked to learn earlier this year that over 23,000 teenage girls and children were impregnated in Gauteng between April 2020 and March this year.

The Health Department revealed that 934 of these girls were between the ages of 10 and 14.

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