Don't stigmatise teenage mothers when they return to school
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Don't stigmatise teenage mothers when they return to school


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A Deputy Minister-nominee for Education, Gifty Twum-Ampofo, has stressed the need to re-integrate teenage mothers back into society after they have delivered successfully.

According to Policy research and advocacy NGO, Africa Education Watch, findings from its research conducted in 200 schools across the country, revealed that the Free Senior High School system and the Coronavirus pandemic contributed to the increasing teenage pregnancies in Ghana.

He also said his NGO is engaging the Minister of Education and other stakeholders to come up with a more flexible admission process into Senior High Schools for girls who try to return to school after pregnancy.


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