Irked by teen pregnancies and FGM, Ruto warns of punishment

An Invigilator frisks KCPE candidates at Kaptembwa Primary School, in Nakuru County on October 30, 2018. The DP wants the girl child protected from issues such as early pregnancy and female genital mutilation. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Ruto warned of stern measures by the government against the culprits in these cases.

  • Last week, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed announced that action will be taken against parents who did not report cases of early pregnancy.

It is a shame that people ruin the lives of school girls by impregnating them and forcing them to undergo female genital mutilation, Deputy President William Ruto has said.

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