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

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

Africa TimesTanzania: On education for teen mothers, it's Magufuli who needs to do the mathAfrica TimesThe 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 »

Tanzania urged to lift school ban on pregnant pupils - Thomson Reuters Foundation;

Tanzania urged to lift school ban on pregnant pupils - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters FoundationTanzania urged to lift school ban on pregnant pupilsThomson Reuters FoundationDAR ES SALAAM, June 29 (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 ...and more »

[The Sexuality Blog] Tanzania's President Magufuli proves when it comes to reproductive rights Africa really is a ... - YNaija;

[The Sexuality Blog] Tanzania's President Magufuli proves when it comes to reproductive rights Africa really is a ... - YNaija

YNaija[The Sexuality Blog] Tanzania's President Magufuli proves when it comes to reproductive rights Africa really is a ...YNaija“As long as I am president … no pregnant student will be allowed to return to school … After getting pregnant, you are done.” – John Magufuli, 2017. Those are the last words you'd expect to hear from any public official, let alone a president, but ...and more »

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

Tanzania: President Magufuli, Ban Sexual Violence, Not Teenage Mothers From SchoolAllAfrica.comBy 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 »

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

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

News DeeplyHRW: Tanzania Must Lift Cruel Ban on Teen Mothers Returning to SchoolNews DeeplyTanzanian 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.and more »

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

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

The Guardian'After getting pregnant, you are done': no more school for Tanzania's mums-to-beThe GuardianJohn 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. Global education · Women's rights and gender equality ...and more »

Tanzania: CCM Defends Magufuli Ban On Teen Mothers - AllAfrica.com;

Tanzania: CCM Defends Magufuli Ban On Teen Mothers - AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.comTanzania: CCM Defends Magufuli Ban On Teen MothersAllAfrica.comDar es Salaam — CCM has clarified that President John Magufuli's decision to ban teen mothers from being readmitted to public schools, saying it was in line with party's manifesto. Addressing journalists on Thursday, CCM ideology and publicity ...and more »