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- iafrica.com | 5 days ago

Something To PonderThe Abandoned Babies of South AfricaAccording to the latest report by the Medical Research Council, cases of child abandonment in South Africa are on a dramatic rise.

Statistics say around 3 500 children abandoned in South Africa every year. Of these, 65% of the abandoned infants are newborn.

The report’s findings state that a child born in South Africa is at the highest risk of being killed during its first six days of life.

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