In Liberia UNFPA Alarms Over Teenage Pregnancy

By Philip T Singbah, GBARNGA, LINA—The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has expressed concern about the high rate of teenage pregnancy in Liberia. UNFPA Country Representative Dr. Oluremi Sogunro says teenage pregnancy has become prevalent in the country over the past few years, especially among school-age children. In remarks at the eighth graduation ceremony of the UNFPA Fistula Program for 20 Fistula survivors in Suakoko, Bong County recently, Dr. Sogunro said the issue of teenage pregnancy must be given attention by relevant authorities because it damages the future of young…

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