Teachers, drivers, impregnate 977 teenagers in central region

Teenage mother in Central Region

The rate of teenage pregnancy in the Central Region has in the last 5 years seen a decline. However, officials of the Ghana Health Service say the current figure of 12,048 recorded in 2016 is still “unacceptably high”.
A performance review of 2016 by Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Central Region revealed that most of the pregnant teenagers were currently single while others were cohabiting with their partners.
A survey of 5,000 of the pregnant teenagers revealed that small-scale farmers, drivers and teachers were among the top groups of people who impregnated teenage girls in the year under review

Source: citifmonline.com