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Sierra Leone poised to lift bar on pregnant girls being educated
Sierra Leone poised to lift bar on pregnant girls being educated
The decision to continue the school ban on pregnant girls in Sierra Leone could soon be reversed as the government inches towards an agreement with international agencies. Read More >
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Camfed's CAMA alumnae network joins the First Lady: “We are ready to lead the charge”
On the Day of the African Child, Fiona Mavhinga, one of the founding members of Camfed’s CAMA alumnae network, joined the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama in London to discuss just what it takes to #LetGirlsLearn. Read More >
People are finally talking about the thing nobody wants to talk about
People are finally talking about the thing nobody wants to talk about
Elynn Walter is an activist whose mission is to improve hygiene in low-income countries. She works with the group WASH Advocates (WASH stands for "water, sanitation and hygiene"). Her issue is critical. Across the developing world, tens of millions of girls face major difficulties managing their monthly period. Read More >
The twin challenges of child labour and educational marginalisation in the East and South-East Asia regions
The twin challenges of child labour and educational marginalisation in the East and South-East Asia regions
Much remains to be done to overcome the twin challenges of child labour and educational marginalisation in the East and Southeast Asia regions, according to a recent report by the Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) programme, an ILO research initiative jointly with UNICEF and the World Bank. Read More >
Kenyan teachers blacklisted for sex with students
Kenyan teachers blacklisted for sex with students

Kenya's authorities have banned 126 teachers for "gross misconduct", most for sexual abuse of their students. The governing body said the teachers would not be allowed to teach again.

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