Cursory: Concern has been voiced by the headmistress of St. Mary’s Girls SHS after 15 of her students unexpectedly fell pregnant.
According to a report published on YEN.com.gh, the headmistress of St Mary’s Girls SHS in Konongo, Ghana, expressed concern after 15 of her students became pregnant at the same time.
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The students were at different levels of their second-cycle education, with 10 in their second year, 4 in their final year, and 1 in their first year.
The headmistress, Alice Martha Adjei, expressed her distress over the situation, stating that she cannot expel the students due to their pregnancy, but fears that keeping them on campus could negatively influence other students.
She also expressed concern that the pregnant students’ education would be disrupted, as most of them do not return to continue their studies after childbirth.
The headmistress lamented that it is unfortunate that grown men outside the school take advantage of young female students.
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