Pregnant Girls, Young Mothers Barred from School in Africa

Publisher:
Human Rights Watch
Publication Date:
14 June 2018
Tags:
Africa, Children and Youth, Education, Governance, Human Rights, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Women and Gender

Tens of thousands of pregnant girls and adolescent mothers are banned or discouraged from attending school across Africa. African Governments Should Ensure Right to Education.


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