Teen pregnancies on the rise with 111 reported this year

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  • Saturday, 26 Jun 2010

PETALING JAYA: Teenage pregnancies are becoming a disturbing trend in the country based on the swelling number of girls seeking help from the Welfare Department about their predicament.

As of April, the department has already seen 111 such cases. This number is a dramatic increase compared to the 131 cases throughout last year. In 2008, there were 107 teenage girls who got pregnant.

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