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Data journalism from and for Africa
Sep 23, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read
This week we unpacked teen pregnancies data 🧵

In 2020/21, 20,250 babies were born to teenage mothers, a 28% increase in comparison to the same period in the previous year.
2,976 pregnancies were terminated.… May, June, July & August 2020 were the months with the most babies delivered by teenagers. Most of these girls would have fallen #pregnant before November 2019, and before #Covid-19 hit South Africa.

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