19th June 06:44 PM
104 teenage pregnancy cases in schools last year
By Semi Turaga
Monday 10/06/2019

Three teenage pregnancy cases involving primary school students was received by the National Substance Abuse and Advisory Council last year.

104 cases of teenage pregnancy were recorded in primary and secondary schools across the country last year.

101 cases were recorded in secondary schools.

The most number of cases was from Nausori which was 23 cases and the lowest was from Ra.

The data in the International Day Against Drugs Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Booklet was gathered through evaluation forms submitted by 796 primary and secondary schools in Fiji.

The submission rate was 87.5 percent.

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