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Nigerian State Pushes to Keep Pregnant Girls in School

June 14, 2018 Video Giving Girls a Future: Allow Pregnant Girls, Young Mothers to Attend School Tens of thousands of pregnant girls and adolescent mothers are banned or discouraged from attending school across Africa. Ekiti State in southwest Nigeria has adopted a policy to ban the expulsion of girls from schools during and after pregnancy, an important step in ending the longstanding discriminatory practice. Although Nigeria’s Child Rights Act protects the rights of girls to education during and after pregnancy, many continue to face expulsion because there is a lack of awareness and no…

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