Speaking at their hiome in bomachoge at borabu sub-county, the teenage mother recalls how she was assisted by doctors, at kisii training and referral hospital, when she gave birth to a premature baby and how the baby was placed in a nursery for over half a year

The young mother said that although she dropped out in form one, shes capable of joining next class, because her twin brother had kept her abreast with the curruiculumm, and has been studying at home

The grandmother name withheld, implored the governmment to protect children from defilement, and take strong action against perpetrators

Youth empowerment volonteers, who assist in rescuing gender based violence cases, beseach the judiciary to fast track defilement cases, to ensure fast justice for victims.

According to africa data hub statistics, adolencent mother aged 10 to 19 accounted for 21percent of full anti mental care attendances in 2021, are decrease from 427,135,000 cases of teenage pregnancies, reported at antinatal clinics in 2018

by Millicent makokha

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