Opinions & Features December 13, 2019 at 09:30 am

These heartless African countries stop girls from going to school because of pregnancy

Theodora Aidoo | Staff Writer

Theodora Aidoo December 13, 2019 at 09:30 am

December 13, 2019 at 09:30 am | Opinions & Features

Pic Credit: Guinea Ecuatorial Press

Equatorial Guinea

At the beginning of a new school term, the government of Equatorial Guinea had put in place a new rule that states that “in order to enroll, all teenage girls must take a pregnancy test. And a positive test means no more education”.

Deputy education minister Maria-Jesus Nkara said the tough new measure sought to encourage schoolgirls to protect themselves against unwanted pregnancies.

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