RTEI 2019 Advocacy Partners Announced

RTEI 2019 Advocacy Partners Announced

Through RTEI 2018, Hakijamii identified that girls of school age who are pregnant or have had a baby are typically expelled from school when teachers and school administrators learn about the pregnancy. Studies identified that approximately 13,000 girls leave school every year due to pregnancy, despite the Kenyan constitution forbidding discrimination on the ground of pregnancy as well as a Return to School Policy and a National School Health Policy. By engaging county MPs and education boards, school committees, and the media, this project aims to stop schools from expelling pregnant girls and young mothers, thus denying them the right to education.

You can read the full report here: https://www.rtei.org/en/blog/rtei-2019-advocacy-partners-announced/