A Losing Fight: Girl-Child Pregnancies in Tanzania

The number of girls in secondary schools has reduced to 45 percent, the Minister for Education and Vocational Training Shukuru Kawambwa has said. He has attributed the high drop-out rate to pregnancy.

  • Tanzania:   5,000 Pregnant Girls Drop Out of School

    Daily News, 16 November 2012

    A TOTAL of 5,157 girls dropped out of primary schools due to pregnancies last calendar year, the Minister for Education and Vocational Training, Dr Shukuru Kawambwa, has said. Read more »

Former U.S. President George W. Bush visits with students in a classroom in Arusha, Tanzania (file photo).

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