1,833 girls aged 10-19 impregnated within 90 days in one Ugandan district




Tororo district in Uganda has reported a sudden rise in teenage pregnancy in a period of three months hence threatening to cut short- the pursuit for education amongst girls of school going age, Daily Monitor UG reported on Tuesday June 8.



The information was contained in data presented by the district bio-statician, Mr Ali Mugerwa, during a district stakeholder’s dialogue held June 4 by National Association of Women Organisation of Uganda.



According to the data, 1,833 girls aged between 10-19 years were reported pregnant within a period of 90 days.


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