CHILD ABUSE: Meet The 12-Year-Old Primary 3 Girl Who Is 7months Pregnant

The Police had arrested the family of the lady and the family of the man, (who is 20 years old) the man himself had ran away.
The 12 year-old girl is in Primary 3. The scan was done and a doctor told us that she is about 7 months pregnant.

He thinks there there could be a problem with the legs of the child, but he wasn’t sure. We took the little girl to Amecet, gave her food and one of the staff has spend some time with her this afternoon. To see if she knows what’s going on. She is really a child and is even happy that she gets a baby. It will be a big problem, she is too small for a natural birth, it probably should be a caesarian.

She played Memory with the other children and I could cry, to see her sitting there with that big belly, this will be really a child with a child. And while she should be able to play and have fun, she is getting a baby. Some things I just can not understand, they make me angry! Amecet n’ainapakin (Shelter of Peace) is a ministry of Youth With A Mission (YWAM)in Soroti, Uganda.

We are reaching out to HIV infected and affected children. We also are caring for new born babies, who lost their mother after the delivery. The third group of children we help, are children who need a safe place, they mostly come via the police.

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