GROWTH OF TEENAGE PREGNANCY IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS IN BENEUE STATE

There is growth of teenage pregnancy in most of the local government areas in Benue State. Teenage pregnancy, also known as adolescent pregnancy, is pregnancy in a female under the age of 20. Pregnancy can occur with sexual intercourse after the start of ovulation, which can be before the first menstrual period (menarche) but usually occurs after the onset of periods.

        Most of the local government areas in Benue State especially those that are quiet far away from makurdi usually experience high number of teenage pregnancy cases.

        There are so many Undergraduate Project Topics that are based on teenage pregnancy. But due to time factors I won’t be able to list out the entire project topics that are concerned with teenage pregnancy but you can look for Health And Sex Education Project Topics to see more of these topics or articles on the causes of teenage pregnancy.

From the survey we carried out on teenage pregnancy in most of the local government areas in Benue State we found out that most of the young girls in these local government areas do not know the healthy preventive measure to avoid getting pregnant after having sexual intercourse with the male counterpart.

Teenage pregnancy has had it tolls on the lives of teenagers in most of the local government areas in Gboko local government area. Some of the most noticed effect of teenage pregnancies on the teenager in local government areas in Benue State are:

  1. It increase the level of school dropout among female students

The level of school dropout among the female students In local government in Benue state has increase because most of the pregnant student will need to take time out to face the challenges that comes with pregnancy

  1. Most of the teenagers in local government areas in Benue state tend to lost their rights in their families

Most of the teenagers in local government areas in Benue state tend to lose their rights in their families because of the level of disappointment given their parents or sponsor. They parents or guardian of these teenagers tend to throw them out or marry them out to older men. The list of the problems is endless but let is stop here.

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