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Sierra Leone School Defies State Ban On Pregnant Girls In Class

Sierra Leone School Defies State Ban On Pregnant Girls In Class

The government says allowing pregnant girls to attend regular schools would tire them out, expose them to ridicule and encourage others to get pregnant. When Mariatu Sesay realised she was pregnant at 14, one thing scared her more than the social isolation she felt in the classroom: Sierra Leonean law banned her from attending school […]