Tanzanians disagree with state view on teen mums - report

A pregnant schoolgirl. A report has shown that Tanzanians want pregnant girls to be allowed to resume school after giving birth. PHOTO | CITIZEN

What you need to know:

  • Human Rights Watch says about 8,000 girls who drop out of school every year due to pregnancy.
  • The findings are based on data collected from 1,806 respondents across Mainland Tanzania.

President John Magufuli's recent statement on the government’s stand on teenage mothers’ return to school is contrary to what most Tanzanians want, The Citizen has learnt.

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