Tackling teen pregnancies


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  • Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015

together now. .Sarawak Minister for Welfare, women and Family Development Datuk Fatimah Abdullah (seated second row in green tudong) with students in Bintulu after launching the I Am In Control programme for teenage girls. Pic by Datuk office

MIRI: Very young girls at the average of age 13 in Sarawak are already being exposed to the risks of getting pregnant, according to studies by the state health authorities.

Sarawak Welfare, Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah wants comprehensive efforts to be undertaken by the relevant government departments and agencies, and also the private non-governmental organisations to deal with this growing phenomenon of teenage-pregnancies

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