Duale threatens to re-introduce sexual offences bill



Majority leader in the National Assembly Aden Duale has threatened to re-introduce the infamous sexual offences bill by Justice Njoki Ndungu.

Duale said that in the bill a clause will be re-introduced bill so that men who impregnate school girls are ‘castrated’.

Speaking at NEP technical training institute, Duale took issue with the high number of school girls who are sitting for national examinations both KCPE and KCSE who are either pregnant, breastfeeding or have given birth during the ongoing national examination.

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So bad is the situation that has led to the education cabinet secretary forming a task force to look into the issue with a view of presenting a report that will she said will a ted on.

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During the just concluded KCP exam more than 200 candidates gave birth. the number has already shot over in the ongoing KCSE with Kitui recording the highest.

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“It is very shameful and ugly for girls to come and do exam when they are pregnant. It is shameful for a country like Kenya to have a high number of our girls giving birth in school,” said Duale.

Duale blamed parents for abdicating their duties of parental responsibility something he said had partly contributed to moral decay in the society.

“Parents, teachers, and religious leader have terribly failed in their responsibilities. As a country we cannot continue having our young daughters turned into mothers at an early stage. This is ticking time bomb that should worry all us,” said Duale.

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He hit out at men he termed as sex pets preying on young girls saying their days are numbered.

He dismissed Education CS Amina Mohamed move to form a task force saying that it will not address the problem as it were.


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