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  • TEENS MOM PROGRAMME

    Maternity at a young age also leads to serious to serious health complications, even death-more than one third (36 percent) of all maternal deaths recorded in the country comprise teenage mothers, while accounting for only about 8 percent of all births.
  • MAGWINYA ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMME

    Rural adolescent girls are positioned to become powerful agents of change in their communities and nations.
  • MAGWINYA ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMME

    Rural adolescent girls are positioned to become powerful agents of change in their communities and nations.
  • TEENS MOM PROGRAMME

    Maternity at a young age also leads to serious to serious health complications, even death-more than one third (36 percent) of all maternal deaths recorded in the country comprise teenage mothers, while accounting for only about 8 percent of all births.

Although some progress has been made in uplifting women’s lives in Africa, a lot still needs to be done to overcome cultural, economic and health burdens borne by most both young and elderly women on the continent. According to a survey, done by the Department of Education, in the Grade 12 Senior Certification Examination and assessments, girls seem to be doing better at key competency tests. Even though there has been much reform, in rural areas social and cultural patterns, combined with the relatively poor quality of schooling, place girls and their education and development in a disadvantaged position. One major challenge is the unacceptable rate of violence and harassment against girls, who are often still excluded from mathematics and science, and from prestigious leadership positions such as school prefects. Several reasons have been cited for the increase in drop-out rates among girls, namely; poverty, HIV-Aids, and in particular parents’ ...

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