Water scarcity fuels teen pregnancies in Tororo 

Residents at one of the water sources in Osukuru Sub-county in Tororo District. PHOTO / JOSEPH OMOLLO

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  • Authorities say girls are impregnated on their way to fetch water, while women are beaten for returning home late.

Residents and local leaders in Kayoro Sub-county in Tororo District have attributed the rising cases of teenage pregnancies and gender-based violence (GBV) to water shortage.

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