'Arrest and Prosecute Pregnant Tanzania School Girls'
In Nkasi District, Rukwa Region, where reports indicate that more than 200 girls have dropped out of school in a period of six months as a result of teenage pregnancies, authorities are calling for their prosecution. In June 2017, President John Magufuli came under fire when he said schoolgirls who are pregnant will not be allowed back into public schools after giving birth.
The World Bank has withdrawn U.S.$300 million loan which was intended to help Tanzania's education system amid concerns about the nation's policy of expelling pregnant girls from ... Read more »
Arusha Regional Administrative Secretary Richard Kwitega is concerned at the growing number of early pregnancies in the region, saying despite reporting the cases to the police, no ... Read more »
President John Magufuli accused some non-governmental organisations, which have been urging the Tanzanian government to allow teen mothers back to school, of being used by foreign ... Read more »