Ashanti Region Tops The List Of The Regions With The Most Teenage Pregnancy In Ghana

With no doubt, teenage pregnancy has been one of the problems in our country especially the rural areas. Many females known to be teenagers have dropout out of school due to this same factor.

It’s a shame for females between the ages of 14-19 to indulge themselves into s!x to have unwanted pregnancies. And from observations, causes of this act are as a result of broken homes, love for money, lack of parental guidance and counselling. Aside the already mentioned causes, teenage pregnancy in Ghana is also seen due to early marriage.

Early marriage in some of the regions in Ghana has become a common factor. This ushers the teenagers into early parenthood. One of the regions in Ghana popularly known for giving out teenagers for marriage is the Northern region.

Check for yourself to have a view of the rankings from the first to the sixteenth region.

Source: Joy 99.7 FM



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