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West African Court Ruling Upholds Pregnant Girls’ Right To Education

West African Court Ruling Upholds Pregnant Girls’ Right To Education

Girls in Sierra Leone have cause to celebrate. On December 12, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) ordered Sierra Leone to immediately revoke a 2015 policy that bans pregnant girls from studying in public schools. The court held that the policy is discriminatory and violates the right to education. The court also […]