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Zuma: Send teenage moms to Robben Island
Zuma: Send teenage moms to Robben Island
President Jacob Zuma reiterated his view that teenage mothers should be separated from their babies until they have completed their schooling...
Keep teen mums in school
Keep teen mums in school
Unplanned teenage pregnancies often feature in South African news and debates. Far too often, however, the discussions are moralising and unhelpful. As South Africans, we should not be responding to unplanned pregnancies by stigmatising teenage sexuality or blaming these...
Teenage mums need support, not censure
Teenage mums need support, not censure
Only one in three teenagers who fall pregnant continues her education after delivery, according to the United Nations Population Fund. This is...
Letters: October 18 to October 24 2013
Letters: October 18 to October 24 2013
In the interesting coverage of the Nobel prize-winners of 2013, some pertinent information has been omitted or minimised, which may be of interest...
Comment: Bring back the lost girls
Comment: Bring back the lost girls
In the true spirit of Friday's second annual International Day of the Girl Child, we're issuing a very specific call to action: we must do...
Teens, feel free to get your freak on
Teens, feel free to get your freak on
"It's official: Teens can kiss and have sex," was one of the headlines seen after the Constitutional Court ruled that sections of the...
Stuck in a destructive cycle of poverty and teen pregnancy
Stuck in a destructive cycle of poverty and teen pregnancy
The midday sun beats down heavily on a dirt road in Tonga, a rural town near the Komati River in Mpumalanga. A truck speeds past and engulfs the...
Fact: Children have sex – Motsoaledi
Fact: Children have sex – Motsoaledi
"We cannot continue to pretend that our young people are not sexually active," said Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi at the opening of...
Social grants decrease teenage girls' risk of contracting HIV
Social grants decrease teenage girls' risk of contracting HIV
Child support grants can significantly reduce teenage girls' chances of contracting HIV, according to study results released at the sixth South...
Contraceptive policy overhauled
Contraceptive policy overhauled
The issue of family planning has been put firmly on the global agenda, first by the London Summit on Family Planning in July last year and, more...
Teen sex under the legal spotlight
Teen sex under the legal spotlight
"If anyone needs to be criminally charged for South African children having sex at too young an age, it is the adults who have failed the kids...
ConCourt to rule on child sex law
ConCourt to rule on child sex law
The decision on consensual sex between teenagers is expected...

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