Lockdown’s long-term legacy: ‘If I was at school, I would never have fallen pregnant’

Stats show adolescent pregnancies have almost tripled in some parts of Kenya ... and the nation isn’t alone

16 November 2020 - 20:15 By Ayenat Mersie

Jackline Bosibori wept when she found out she was pregnant. The 17-year-old’s mother, who is raising six children alone, collapsed in their one-room home. They had been repeatedly threatened with eviction and couldn’t afford another mouth to feed.

“If I was in school, this could have not happened,” said Bosibori, who wants to become a lawyer...

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