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July 2, 2020

Population Council to prioritise education on child marriage

Population Council to prioritise education on child marriage

Teenage pregnancy prevalence in the country is estimated at 17.8 per cent and child marriage at 23.6 per cent, according to the World Bank’s collection of development indicators, 2019.

A Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) conducted in 2014 put the percentage for both situations at 14 per cent, which experts consider alarming and need maximum attention.

The National Population Council (NPC) says…

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