Johannesburg – Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says the department is working on measures to reduce the number of learners who fall pregnant.
She said they also wanted all learners who are pregnant to be allowed to continue with their studies and avoid dropping out of school.
The minister was replying to a written parliamentary question from NFP MP Munzoor Shaik Emam on measures to prevent teenage pregnancy in schools.
Motshekga said the authorities would not allow young learners to be sexually abused and were working with a number of organisations to prevent the scourge of sexual abuse against learners, and teenage pregnancy.
She said her department had gazetted a policy to…
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