These mothers, following having a quick exit from university to give beginning, say they are taunted and teased by their friends in faculty, a problem that discouraged them from continuing with their instruction.
Some teenage moms at Apewosika in the Nzema East Municipality, who expressed this check out at an adolescent health and fitness good, stated most of them ended up now crestfallen by that experience and required extra encouragement to spur them on.
“Our morale, self-confidence and the willingness to go on our education and learning in this kind of an unfriendly atmosphere is what makes most of us drop out of college. We require encouragement and not ridicule,” a teenage mother mentioned.
The fair, which was organised by the Legal rights and Duties Initiatives Ghana (RRIG), in collaboration with the Alliance for Reproductive Wellbeing Legal rights (ARHR), for out-of-faculty adolescents, sought to teach them on sexual and reproductive overall health challenges.
It formed part of a Thorough Sexuality Instruction (CSE) programme getting implemented by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which among the other points, seeks to cut down unsafe abortion amongst adolescent girls.
Ms Dorcas Arthur, a Senior Nurse at the Nzema East Wellness Directorate, counselled the adolescent moms amid the individuals not to give up on their education and learning just after childbirth.
They, even so, responded that they had the desire to go back to school but were being discouraged by stigmatisation.
She urged them to disregard the views of many others and go after their aspirations by both heading again to faculty or mastering a vocation.
Ms Arthur counselled those who experienced taken care of their virginity to abstain from sex as any unintended being pregnant could derail their ambitions.
She cautioned the women to desist from relying on abortion as a household scheduling approach because that was way too dangerous and could final result in loss of life.
Ms Faustina Osei Prempeh, the Programmes Supervisor of RRIG, said it was essential for those people who could not abstain to avoid unprotected intercourse to help save them selves from being pregnant and sexually transmitted illnesses.
She recommended them not to succumb to sexual advances from boys, and stated the boys would generally development in their education and learning, when the women dropped out of university in the event of being pregnant.