Demand for free paternity testing rises as fathers shun responsibility

It takes two parents to bear a child, but it's not all the time that they both take responsibility to raise the offspring.

A recent study has found that there's a growing demand for free paternity testing as some fathers refuse to take responsibility for their children.

702's Azania Mosaka unpacked the touchy spoke to Wits University academic Dr Mzikazi Nduna, whose area of interest is vulnerable youths, about the touchy subject of paternity testing.

Listen to the conversation below:


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