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06 May 2011

The Pill for your teen girl?

Your teenage girl and sex: do you simply ignore it, or tackle this touchy subject? We give parents the facts on contraception for girls.

Most parents don't want to face the fact that their teen daughter might be sexually active. But the truth is that 29% of South African teens are, and the majority of them have had sex before the age of 15, according to a national survey by loveLife on South African youth.

According to Kaleji, most young people don't go to clinics because they are scared that their parents will find out. These teens are particularly vulnerable to pregnancy and STIs.

 
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