Tanzania slammed for "misguided" arrest of pregnant schoolgirls


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Tanzania slammed for "misguided" arrest of pregnant schoolgirls
Thomson Reuters Foundation
"Prosecuting girls who are victims of sexual exploitation and violence ... sends out the wrong message". By Kizito Makoye and Nita Bhalla. DAR ES SALAAM/NAIROBI, Jan 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Campaigners on Wednesday condemned authorities in ...

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AllAfrica.Com

Tanzania: District Commissioner Orders Arrest of 55 Pregnant Schoolgirls


Tanzania: District Commissioner Orders Arrest of 55 Pregnant Schoolgirls
AllAfrica.com
Tandahimba — District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba has ordered the police to arrest 55 secondary school girls who became pregnant in the past two years. Speaking during a district consultative committee meeting here on Monday, Mr Waryuba said the ...

 

1 year ago

The Guardian

Tanzania pardons two child rapists and calls for arrest of pregnant schoolgirls


The Guardian
Tanzania pardons two child rapists and calls for arrest of pregnant schoolgirls
The Guardian
Tanzanian President John Magufuli (centre) in Dodoma. He pardoned the two convicted rapists along with thousands of other prisoners in his independence day speech on Saturday. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images. Sexual violence · Women's rights and ...

 

1 year ago

International Business Times UK

Outrage in Tanzania after child rapists pardoned amid calls to arrest pregnant schoolgirls


International Business Times UK
Outrage in Tanzania after child rapists pardoned amid calls to arrest pregnant schoolgirls
International Business Times UK
Tanzania's leaders have been accused of "promoting a culture of human rights violations" after two high-profile child rapists were released and an appeal was made to arrest pregnant schoolgirls. Read more. Liver surgeon admits burning his initials on ...

 

2 years ago

TheCitizen

DC: Arrest parents of pregnant schoolgirls

Bunda District Commissioner Lydia Bupilipili has ordered the police to arrest all parents whose school-going daughters got pregnant and chose to end the matter “amicably” with the suspected defilers instead suing them.

 

1 year ago

WikiTribune

Activists decry child-rape pardons, call to arrest pregnant schoolgirls


WikiTribune
Activists decry child-rape pardons, call to arrest pregnant schoolgirls
WikiTribune
South Africa President Jacob Zuma (right) welcomed John Pemba Magufuli (left), the president of Tanzania, at the State House. Credit: GCIS [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr The presidential pardon of two high-profile child rapists in the same week that a ...

 

2 years ago

AllAfrica.Com

Tanzania: Pregnant Schoolgirls for Second Chance


Tanzania: Pregnant Schoolgirls for Second Chance
AllAfrica.com
Dodoma — Members of Parliament (MPs) debating the budget estimates for the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, have pushed the government to set a specific timeframe to allow a pregnant schoolgirl resume classes after ...

 

1 year ago

Face2Face Africa

Five schoolgirls arrested for being pregnant in Tanzania


Face2Face Africa
Five schoolgirls arrested for being pregnant in Tanzania
Face2Face Africa
Tanzanian authorities have arrested five pregnant schoolgirls and their parents after an order was issued last month to get all pregnant girls behind bars to ensure they testify against those responsible. The girl and their parents, currently released ...

 

1 year ago

Washington Post

Tanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls to help catch the men


Tanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls to help catch the men
Washington Post
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzanian authorities say they have arrested five schoolgirls so they can help with information on the men who impregnated them. Tandahimba District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba said late Monday that the schoolgirls were ...

 

1 year ago

Africanews

Tanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls, hunting for men responsible


africanews
Tanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls, hunting for men responsible
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Authorities in Tanzania over the weekend arrested five pregnant schoolgirls and are on the hunt for the men responsible for the pregnancies. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The girls were arrested along with their parents in the northern town of ...
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