By Winnie Osulah
Kenya at the present time, few reviews have serious about the tutorial results of the schoolgirl
pregnancy. utilizing information accrued in chosen colleges in Embu Municipality, this research examines
the elements linked to schoolgirl being pregnant in addition to the possibility of college dropout and
subsequent re‐enrollment of schoolgirls who turn into pregnant.
The research is derived from the knowledge amassed from secondary schoolgirls, schooling officials
and academics on elements that predispose ladies to being pregnant, the level to which teenage
pregnancy contributes to college dropout and the eventual degrees of re‐admission. The data
analysis exhibits that ladies in secondary faculties are literally already sexually lively although they
lack the appropriate details to assist them make the appropriate offerings so far as their sexuality is
concerned. The little details that they've isn't really conclusive and it truly is obtrusive that they
yearn for info which might be worthy for them.
Policy on re‐admission has been formulated however the quantity to which it's utilized remains to be a
questionable factor. loads of gaps additionally exist in list protecting of the women who develop into pregnant
while in class and what turns into of them after they dropout. Such documents will be important in
determining needless to say if those women develop into pregnant sooner than falling by the wayside of college or otherwise
and as a consequence monitoring them down for re‐admission purposes.
A query is then raised on what different elements will be inflicting those women to drop out of
school except simply the being pregnant. even though, poverty, cultural practices and peer pressure
are one of the components assumed to be predisposing ladies to being pregnant from the findings of this
study, whereas those components in themselves could additionally reason dropouts. Given the expanding levels
of lady college participation in Kenya at the present time in the course of the affirmative motion movement targeting
the woman baby, the findings of this research recommend that destiny stories will reap the benefits of exploring
the causal relationships among the criteria pointed out above, adolescent reproductive health
behavior and next tuition attendance.