'Pregnant Students in Africa Need Your Support, Not Rejection'
In light of a national campaign in Sierra Leone to reduce child marriages and teenage pregnancies, President Julius Maada Bio's has acknowledged that his government senselessly adheres to a policy that intentionally wastes the potential of many thousands of girls who are expelled from school each year because they are pregnant, writes Elin Martinez and Agnes Odhiambo.
A pregnant school girl (file photo).
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, ... Read more »
The World Bank has withdrawn U.S.$300 million loan which was intended to help Tanzania's education system amid concerns about the nation's policy of expelling pregnant girls from ...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 »
Kitui County Education Officer Salesa Adano has said an additional number of 72 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education candidates from the county are pregnant. Read more »
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