Tanzania: President Magufuli, Ban Sexual Violence, Not Teenage Mothers From School


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Tanzania: President Magufuli, Ban Sexual Violence, Not Teenage Mothers From School
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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 ...
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BBC News

Tanzania teenage mothers need support not Magufuli's criticism


BBC News
Tanzania teenage mothers need support not Magufuli's criticism
BBC News
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has said pregnant girls should be expelled from school. Here Jackie Leonard Lomboma, who runs a centre for teenage mothers in the eastern city of Morogoro, gives her reaction: I was orphaned at three months old and ...
John Magufuli's pregnant schoolgirl ban angers Tanzanian womenBBC News
Tanzania president says teen mothers should quit schoolNews24
Women groups blacklist Magufuli,...

 

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AllAfrica.Com

Tanzania: Teen Mothers Education - Teenage Mothers Reaching Their Full Potential


Tanzania: Teen Mothers Education - Teenage Mothers Reaching Their Full Potential
AllAfrica.com
At the age of 16, Sarah Kihongo's life was not like other teenagers. She was a victim of neglect and abuse, who lost her parents at a very tender age. The trauma to get pregnant as a schoolgirl in Tanzania, Sarah, now 37, knows too well. Not only was ...

 

1 year ago

TheCitizen

MPs split on proposal to allow teenage mothers back to school

Former First Lady Salma Kikwete says young girls should continue to be locked out after giving birth

 

1 year ago

News Deeply

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
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.

 

1 year ago

Independent

Tanzania president says teen mothers should quit school


Independent
Tanzania president says teen mothers should quit school
Independent
Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Tanzania President John Magufuli said students who become pregnant should not be allowed to finish their studies after giving birth, sparking outrage from women's rights campaign groups. “I give money for a student to study for free.
Tanzania teenage mothers need support not Magufuli's criticismBBC News
Tanzanian President's controversial remarks reignite debate on pregnant schoolgirl...

 

1 year ago

TheCitizen

Tanzania president vows not to allow teen mothers back to school

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has vowed on Thursday that his administration would not allow schoolgirls, who get impregnated, back to school.

 

1 year ago

AllAfrica.Com

Tanzania: CCM Defends Magufuli Ban On Teen Mothers


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

 

1 year ago

TheCitizen

TEEN MOTHERS EDUCATION: Teenage mothers reaching their full potential

At the age of 16, Sarah Kihongo’s life was not like other teenagers. She was a victim of neglect and abuse, who lost her parents at a very tender age. The trauma to get pregnant as a schoolgirl in Tanzania, Sarah, now 37, knows too well. Not only was she forced to drop out of school, but was also was pushed in a dark hole of stigma. Sarah takes deep breaths and long pauses as she recalls how her life changed 20 years ago.

 

1 year ago

TheCitizen

CCM defends Magufuli ban on teen mothers

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.

 

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