Forty-three pregnant girls wrote WASSCE, BECE in Kassena-Nankana West
The Kassena-Nankana West Locale of the Upper East District has recorded 43 pregnancies in the simply finished West Africa Senior Schools Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
Likewise, while 15 understudy nursing moms participated in the assessment, out of the absolute of 1838 young ladies enlisted, 75 didn't seem to compose any of the papers.
For the WASSCE, of 898 young ladies that enrolled, 21 were pregnant, 11 were nursing moms and 14 didn't seem to compose while out of the 940 BECE competitors , 22 were pregnant, four were nursing moms and 61 didn't compose.
This was uncovered at a partners' conversation, in Sirigu, on discovering answers for tending to sexual and conceptive wellbeing difficulties of youths, composed by the Branches of Sex and Kids under the Service of Sex, Youngsters and Social Assurance with subsidizing support from the Assembled Countries Populace Reserve (UNFPA) and the Worldwide Undertakings of Canada.
Madam Agnes Wadadaane, the Kassena-Nankana West Region Young ladies Training Official of the Ghana Instruction Administration (GES) who gave the insights said during the WASSCE, out of the 125 young ladies enlisted at the Paga Senior Secondary School, three were pregnant, one was a nursing mother, while one didn't compose.
At the Chiana SHS, where 229 young ladies were enrolled, none was pregnant and none dropped out, yet three were nursing moms and at the Mirigu SHS, where 125 young ladies were enlisted, five were pregnant and five didn't seem to compose.
The Sirigu Coordinated SHS enlisted 294 young ladies of which 11 were pregnant, four nursing moms and six dropped out, while at the Nabaango SHS, out of the 129 young ladies who were enrolled, two got pregnant, three were nursing moms, while two dropped out.
The Area Young lady Training Official communicated stress over the circumstance and noticed that the young ladies who didn't seem to compose the assessment could similarly be pregnant, nursing children or wedded.
She hence spoke to the partners to gadget approaches to manage the blister and advance training of young ladies in the region.
Pognaba, Francisca Akanpoe, the Queenmother of Tangasia People group noticed that before the intercession of the UNFPA young adult regenerative program, the circumstance was more terrible and guardians didn't likewise give a lot of consideration to the advancement of their kids.
The Queenmother noticed that the young ladies on each school day would mislead their folks about going to class, yet went to different spots, particularly on Fridays and market days.
Mrs Abiba Karim, the Headmistress of Chania Grade School, noticed that because of the UNFPA program, she had the option to sort out a durbar, where the Branch of Social Government assistance and Network Improvement sharpened the younger students and guardians with pictorial and visual introductions on the negative impacts of taking part in terrible practices, particularly those demonstrations that added to an adjustment in disposition towards training.
Mrs Georgina Abetese-Ako, the Provincial Head of the Branch of Youngsters, said in spite of the fact that the three-year venture had made some noteworthy increases, the current circumstance appeared there was the need to escalate endeavors at handling issues influencing kids particularly young ladies who were generally defenseless.
Mrs Aberese-Ako said the venture was being actualized in six areas in the district and asked guardians to satisfy their obligations and be worried about the government assistance of their youngsters.
The program united customary specialists, guardians, strict pioneers, gathering individuals, GES among different partners from the Bawku West, Builsa South and Kassena-Nankana West Areas.
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