The Chairperson of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Rivers State chapter, Adata Bio-Briggs has disclosed that a 15-year-old girl is pregnant for her 15-year-old boyfriend.
The lawyer revealed this on Wednesday May 26, when she decried high rise in teenage pregnancies and sexual activities among minors.
“On Monday, a girl of 15years called me and said she was pregnant for her 15years old boy friend.
“This story was disheartening but I did the needful, got her to open up to her parents so they can protect and give her all the support she needs
“I’m happy to say she did and her parents and I have discussed on the way forward. With so much children indulging in sexual activities and high rise in teenage pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.
“Don’t we all think abstinence alone shouldn’t be taught as part of sex education? I think abstinence and the the use of Protection should be taught too.
“On Saturday, I will be speaking on this interesting topic. I’m so sorry it will be in a women alone group but I promise to share more on the topic here.”