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Tanzania to now allow students to resume education after giving birth

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DAR ES SALAAM, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Tanzania will now allow ladies aged 12 to 19 years who left faculty due to being pregnant to resume formal education after giving birth, its education minister mentioned on Wednesday, ending a ban on the return of such students which has been criticised by rights teams as discriminatory.

The transfer additionally departs from a June announcement by the ministry that secondary faculty dropouts, together with ladies who grew to become pregnant whereas in class, would have the ability to resume research in various faculties. learn extra

“The authorities has determined that each one students who drop out of faculty for varied causes might be given a possibility to return to faculty,” Joyce Ndalichako, minister of education, science and know-how instructed a information convention within the administrative capital Dodoma.