Professor Andrew Robinson of the North West University says the introduction of Antiretroviral (ARV) HIV drugs is not the end of the epidemic.
Some parents of learners who are pregnant at schools in the Mulenzhe area outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo say the schools have expelled their children.
Teenage pregnancy in schools is a major challenge and authorities must treat it as statutory rape.
Teenage pregnancy in Mpumalanga is on the rise with public healthcare facilities reporting a 78% increase in just one year.
The high number of pregnant learners at Molautsi Secondary School near Polokwane has prompted the Limpopo Education Department to take action.