Maternity at a young age also leads to serious to serious health complications, even death-more than one third (36 percent) of all maternal deaths recorded in the country comprise teenage mothers, while accounting for only about 8 percent of all births.
Rural adolescent girls are positioned to become powerful agents of change in their communities and nations.
I choose to wait South Africa is an HIV FREE generation campaign targeting students or youth in South Africa.
In rural areas more learners drop out of school after due to travelling long distance. A lack of transportation and infrastructure causes parents to drop their daughters out of school.
The FIX-A-BIKE programme is an educational skills development initiative which aims to give girls/women basic bicycle building, mechanics and safety skills.