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Everything You Need to Know About ’16 and Pregnant: Africa’

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These girls are more at risk than other teenaged mothers

MTV has shown what it’s like for the average American teenager to have children while still in their teens; they’ve done the same with a few girls from England, but these are pretty prosperous countries. The circumstances that surround teen pregnancy in more poverty-stricken countries are totally different, and it’s sometimes downright dangerous. MTV has created a special to bring to the attention of MTV viewers the plight of South African girls as they become pregnant and also face the possibility of contracting diseases.

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Things are so much harder for the young pregnant women of South Africa