Journalist, Ramadhan Libenanga , presenting 26,000/- on behalf of other journalists to one of the teenage mothers suffering from absess pains. This girls was in form one when she became pregnant. it was her follow pupil responsible for this pregnancy
The picture on the left is of a girl of 12 years of age, in labour pains as she waits for her turn to deliver. As in the first case, this girl, according to her mother-in-law, was impreginanted by follow primary school pupil. All pictures taken at Turian Hospital, Turiani.
It has been explained that girls below 18 years of age form 25 percent of all mothers coming for delivery at the Turian Hospital. Girls as low as 12 years of age get pregancy and there is nothing the community is doing to stop the problem in the district.