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'After getting pregnant, you are done': no more school for Tanzania's mums-to-be - The Guardian

John Magufuli, the Tanzanian president, has been widely criticised for saying that no pregnant student will be allowed to return to school. Photograph: Sadi Said/Reuters. A coalition of human rights groups has condemned as unconstitutional the ...and more »

HRW: Tanzania Must Lift Cruel Ban on Teen Mothers Returning to School - News Deeply

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has said schoolgirls who have children will not be allowed to continue their education under his presidency. Agnes Odhiambo from Human Rights Watch argues why this policy is so damaging. Written by Agnes Odhiambo ...and more »

Tanzania: On education for teen mothers, it's Magufuli who needs to do the math - Africa Times

The future of Africa's youth seems to be on everyone's mind. Chad is playing host to the Pan African Youth Forum through Saturday, where 300 young people from 54 countries are engaged in a core discussion of how to take full advantage of the continent ...and more »

President Magufuli's sentiments backfire across East Africa - The Standard

Following Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli's announcement on June 22, 2017 that all pregnant schoolgirls across primary schools and secondary schools in his country should not continue with their education at all, various organizations regionwide ...and more »

Tanzania: President Magufuli, Ban Sexual Violence, Not Teenage Mothers From School - AllAfrica.com

By punishing pregnant girls and denying them their education, the government is penalizing them on the basis of gender and is curtailing their futures so they are likely to remain trapped in a cycle of poverty. Around one in four females in Tanzania is ...and more »

Tanzania urged to lift school ban on pregnant pupils - Reuters

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women's group joined forces on Thursday against Tanzania's ban on pregnant pupils in state schools, saying education was a girl's best shot at success. In a joint statement, 29 nonprofit groups said that any ...and more »