Vice president Hon. Samia Suluhu highlights that, pregnancy should not deny girls their right to education after giving birth. This was during her speech in Mugumu town Mara. Raising her concerns on the increase number of girls who get pregnant in schools.
However, Hon. Samia Suluhu is more concerned on the health of these young girls who are not strong enough to give birth, and further expressed her disappointments on adults responsible for these pregnancies.
This is a wake-up call to the government, stakeholders and community members that teenage pregnancy and child marriage is a violation against women and children rights and it has to be stopped. The fight continues.. Tanzania Ending Child Marriage Network – TECMN MenEngage Tanzania Tanzania Child Rights Forum: Jukwaa la Haki za Watoto Tanzania MenEngage Africa Plan International Tanzania UNFPA Tanzania.