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 D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.

D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.

 R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.

R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.

 T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

 Students during a break at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.

Students during a break at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.

 M.B., 14, (left) shares a bench with a classmate during a school examination at the Nyamotambo Primary School, Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses.

M.B., 14, (left) shares a bench with a classmate during a school examination at the Nyamotambo Primary School, Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses.

 L.N., 18, studies in Class 7 at the Ngukumahando Primary School, Migori County. L. used to have sex with a boy, from another school who promised to marry her. After finding out about her pregnancy, her mother came with her to the school and informed the teacher. . L. decided to stay in school but was subjected to gossip and shaming by her schoolmates. She gave birth to a son and stayed home for a few months and then returned to school. Her mother would bring the baby to the school to be breastfed after she joined school.

L.N., 18, studies in Class 7 at the Ngukumahando Primary School, Migori County. L. used to have sex with a boy, from another school who promised to marry her. After finding out about her pregnancy, her mother came with her to the school and informed the teacher. . L. decided to stay in school but was subjected to gossip and shaming by her schoolmates. She gave birth to a son and stayed home for a few months and then returned to school. Her mother would bring the baby to the school to be breastfed after she joined school.

 T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

 R.M., 17, at her home in Migori County. R. was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Currently she makes a living by doing household chores.

R.M., 17, at her home in Migori County. R. was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Currently she makes a living by doing household chores.

 R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.

R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.

 D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.

D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.

 R.M., 17, with her three year old son G. at her home in Migori County. Rachel was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Her sister-in-law has been supportive and asked her to help out in household chores in exchange for  money.

R.M., 17, with her three year old son G. at her home in Migori County. Rachel was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Her sister-in-law has been supportive and asked her to help out in household chores in exchange for money.

 A student sorts her books during class at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.

A student sorts her books during class at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.

 M.B., 14, studies in Class 8 at the Nyamotambo Primary School in Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses. Mary worries about where to give birth and dosen’t know who to talk to about it.

M.B., 14, studies in Class 8 at the Nyamotambo Primary School in Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses. Mary worries about where to give birth and dosen’t know who to talk to about it.

 A chart on male and female reproductive system hang on the wall of Ngukumahando Primary School in Migori County. Sex education is hampered by  r eligious and cultural taboos in most African nations.

A chart on male and female reproductive system hang on the wall of Ngukumahando Primary School in Migori County. Sex education is hampered by religious and cultural taboos in most African nations.

 T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and started having sex. She didnt know about contraception and got pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving her primary school examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and started having sex. She didnt know about contraception and got pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving her primary school examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

 D.R., 16, studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn. D.'s family is supportive and her mother takes care of her child when she is at school.

D.R., 16, studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn. D.'s family is supportive and her mother takes care of her child when she is at school.

 S.B., 20, studies at a girls school. When S. was in class 8, she needed money to register for the final examination and her family could not raise KES 1200. There was a trainee teacher in her school, who said he would give her the money if she had sex with him. After S. got pregnant her teacher ran away . She continued school during her pregnancy and later gave birth to her son S.H..

S.B., 20, studies at a girls school. When S. was in class 8, she needed money to register for the final examination and her family could not raise KES 1200. There was a trainee teacher in her school, who said he would give her the money if she had sex with him. After S. got pregnant her teacher ran away . She continued school during her pregnancy and later gave birth to her son S.H..

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 D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.
 R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.
 T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.
 Students during a break at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.
 M.B., 14, (left) shares a bench with a classmate during a school examination at the Nyamotambo Primary School, Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses.
 L.N., 18, studies in Class 7 at the Ngukumahando Primary School, Migori County. L. used to have sex with a boy, from another school who promised to marry her. After finding out about her pregnancy, her mother came with her to the school and informed the teacher. . L. decided to stay in school but was subjected to gossip and shaming by her schoolmates. She gave birth to a son and stayed home for a few months and then returned to school. Her mother would bring the baby to the school to be breastfed after she joined school.
 T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.
 R.M., 17, at her home in Migori County. R. was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Currently she makes a living by doing household chores.
 R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.
 D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.
 R.M., 17, with her three year old son G. at her home in Migori County. Rachel was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Her sister-in-law has been supportive and asked her to help out in household chores in exchange for  money.
 A student sorts her books during class at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.
 M.B., 14, studies in Class 8 at the Nyamotambo Primary School in Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses. Mary worries about where to give birth and dosen’t know who to talk to about it.
 A chart on male and female reproductive system hang on the wall of Ngukumahando Primary School in Migori County. Sex education is hampered by  r eligious and cultural taboos in most African nations.
 T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and started having sex. She didnt know about contraception and got pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving her primary school examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.
 D.R., 16, studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn. D.'s family is supportive and her mother takes care of her child when she is at school.
 S.B., 20, studies at a girls school. When S. was in class 8, she needed money to register for the final examination and her family could not raise KES 1200. There was a trainee teacher in her school, who said he would give her the money if she had sex with him. After S. got pregnant her teacher ran away . She continued school during her pregnancy and later gave birth to her son S.H..

D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.

R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.

T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

Students during a break at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.

M.B., 14, (left) shares a bench with a classmate during a school examination at the Nyamotambo Primary School, Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses.

L.N., 18, studies in Class 7 at the Ngukumahando Primary School, Migori County. L. used to have sex with a boy, from another school who promised to marry her. After finding out about her pregnancy, her mother came with her to the school and informed the teacher. . L. decided to stay in school but was subjected to gossip and shaming by her schoolmates. She gave birth to a son and stayed home for a few months and then returned to school. Her mother would bring the baby to the school to be breastfed after she joined school.

T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and ended up getting pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving Primary School Examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

R.M., 17, at her home in Migori County. R. was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Currently she makes a living by doing household chores.

R.B., 17, with her three year old son B. at her parents home in Migori County. R. got pregnant after she finished primary school. Her parents were upset with her but pushed her to continue education. After giving birth to a son she went back to school. Her parents later told her that she was a burden and asked her to drop out of school. R. has been home since then and hopes to go back to school someday.

D. R., 16, with her two month old son at her home in Migori County. D. currently studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn.

R.M., 17, with her three year old son G. at her home in Migori County. Rachel was forced by her step-brother to have sex with him. Because she feared him, she complied and ended up getting pregnant. During her pregnancy, everyone asked who the father was but she kept silent. Her family decided to report the matter to the local administration. She didn’t go back to school because no one encouraged or supported her. Her sister-in-law has been supportive and asked her to help out in household chores in exchange for money.

A student sorts her books during class at the Taranganya Girls School, Migori County.

M.B., 14, studies in Class 8 at the Nyamotambo Primary School in Migori County. Mary is pregnant and an orphan who lives with two younger siblings. Her two older brothers who work in Nairobi send her money for her living expenses. Mary worries about where to give birth and dosen’t know who to talk to about it.

A chart on male and female reproductive system hang on the wall of Ngukumahando Primary School in Migori County. Sex education is hampered by religious and cultural taboos in most African nations.

T.R., 17, with her three year old daughter G. at her home in Migori County. T. met a boy three years ago and started having sex. She didnt know about contraception and got pregnant. She discovered her pregnancy when she was giving her primary school examination. Her boyfriend deserted her but her grandmother supported her and took her to the hospital for delivery.

D.R., 16, studies at the Ngukumahando Primary School and runs home everyday during lunch break to breastfeed her newborn. D.'s family is supportive and her mother takes care of her child when she is at school.

S.B., 20, studies at a girls school. When S. was in class 8, she needed money to register for the final examination and her family could not raise KES 1200. There was a trainee teacher in her school, who said he would give her the money if she had sex with him. After S. got pregnant her teacher ran away . She continued school during her pregnancy and later gave birth to her son S.H..

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