By Abdi Hussein
More than 200 girls from Kajiado South sub county have benefited from a sensitization programme on early pregnancy that is currently taking toll on school going girls after the outbreak of Covid 19 pandemic. The girls were presented with reusable sanitary pads from the NGOs.
Several NGOs and children officers came together to kick-start the programme dubbed Funga Miguu aimed to enlighten girls on dangers of early pregnancy and marriage menace.
According to a recent report by the county children department, more than 190 minors are said to have fallen victim to early pregnancy since march 2020. pupils.
The vulnerable girls were brought together at Kimana town, Kajiado South, for a one day seminar on how to keep away from early pregnancy.
Children rights activist Dorcas Parit from Hopes Beyond Transition Centre urged parents to protect their children from predictors.
officer Eve Melin said early marriage and early pregnancy has been the biggest
challenge facing school girls due to retrogressive community culture.