Teenage pregnancy has become commonplace in our communities with about 90 000 school-going girls falling pregnant in 2012, according to official statistics. Cutting Edge explores the risks and challenges of being a teen mom in this documentary, Teen Pregnancy: Just a little bit of fun?
Cutting Edge is broadcast on Thursdays at 21h30 on SABC 1.
It follows three teenage mothers who struggle to stay in school, provide for their new babies and negotiate changed relationships with boyfriends, families and communities after the births of their children.
Cutting Edge is the first of its kind in the country, an investigative programme for Africans produced by Africans in African languages. The programme depicts the story of South African youth, giving a voice to the usually voiceless, the ordinary youth of Mzansi. The show is here to inform, educate, empower and uplift tomorrow’s nation. It presents realities of life as in corruption, health, education, labour, politics, arts, culture and sports.
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