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Home Education Response to COVID-19 A Sex Education App in Sierra Leone Is Working to Reduce Teen...

A Sex Education App in Sierra Leone Is Working to Reduce Teen Pregnancies During COVID-19

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Story Source: Global Citizen  ~ Go to Original Article

An international charity has launched an interactive sex education app in Sierra Leone as health experts warn the coronavirus lockdown could cause a surge in unwanted teenage pregnancies.

During the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak, a 9-month lockdown in Sierra Leone led to a jump in pregnancies among girls and young women as school closures and economic hardship increased sexual abuse and exploitation, as well as consensual sex…………………………….