It’s now illegal for Zimbabwe schools to expel pregnant girls

The legal amendment comes as school closures due to COVID-19 raise fears of a rise in sexual abuse and unwanted pregnancies. Zimbabwe has made it illegal for schools to expel pupils who get pregnant, a measure women’s rights campaigners said would help tackle gender inequality in the classroom and stop many girls from dropping out of school.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/08/illegal-zimbabwe-schools-expel-pregnant-girls-200825152257748.html

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